US Bank offers another real-time payment solution for car dealerships

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Dealers can now receive funds from the sale instantly, seven days a week

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With another innovative solution from the RTP® Network, US Bank can now provide loan funds to auto dealerships instantly after the bank finalizes the loan agreement. Following a successful pilot project completed in June, US Bank has already enabled more than 800 car dealerships to receive auto loan funds via real-time payment. The bank plans to provide the solution to more dealerships in the coming months as the bank continues to improve the operational efficiency of car dealerships.

While the traditional ACH payment method for auto loan financing can take days – especially when sales are made outside of bank hours – real-time payments to dealerships are fast, secure and available seven days a week. days a week, including holidays.

Auto dealerships using real-time payments gain a competitive advantage, with better cash flow control and improved in-transit contract metrics, a key performance indicator for auto dealerships and their employees. The solution is also available for recreational vehicle dealers.

“US Bank is focused on providing innovative real-time payment solutions to solve what our customers tell us are their payment challenges,” said John Hyatt, president of dealer services at US Bank. “We are simplifying loan payment processes to help our dealer customers better control their cash flow, giving them a competitive advantage and peace of mind. Dealer interest in this solution over the past few weeks has grown rapidly, with many particularly excited to finalize their deals moments after a consumer has approved a loan, especially the evening and even on Saturdays and Sundays.

Earlier this year, The American bank announced that he worked with Lithia & Driveway to help Driveway.com become the first online car dealership to pay customers through the RTP® network.

With The Clearing House’s RTP® network, the first new payment rail in the United States in more than 40 years, US Bank helps businesses send and receive payments instantly 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. US Bank, which participated in the very first payment on the RTP network, is one of the main senders of RTP transactions in the United States. The bank is continually developing new ways for businesses to use real-time payments, as a new solution to provide greater speed and security to the movement of money between individual investors and brokers.

About US Bank

US Bancorp, with approximately 70,000 employees and $591 billion in assets as of June 30, 2022, is the parent company of the US Bank National Association. The Minneapolis-based company serves millions of customers locally, nationally and globally through a diverse array of businesses: personal and business banking; payment services; Business and corporate banking services; and wealth management and investment services. The company has been recognized for its approach to digital innovation, social responsibility and customer service, including being named one of the 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies and Fortune’s Most Admired Superregional Bank. Learn more at usbank.com/about.

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Todd Deutsch, American Bank Public Affairs and Communications

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