National Processing Company, a leading provider of merchant credit card processing and a wholly owned subsidiary of National Processing, Inc., announced the signing of a multi-year credit card processing agreement with Sodexho. Under the terms of the agreement, NPC will provide authorization and settlement services for MasterCard and Visa transactions accepted at locations corporately owned or operated.
Sodexho is the leading food and facilities management services company in North America. Sodexho employees work to improve the quality of daily life for clients and customers by offering a full range of outsourcing solutions to the corporate, healthcare and education markets. These solutions include food services, housekeeping, grounds keeping, plant operations and maintenance and integrated facilities management.
“NPC has had a long-term processing relationship with Marriott Management Services, which was acquired by Sodexho two years ago,” said T. Jack Williams, senior vice president of Relationship Management for NPC. “We are thrilled to be building on that long-standing relationship. NPC and Sodexho both have the same commitment — to deliver superior products and outstanding service.”
“In our Financial Service Center, we select partners who share our service-oriented philosophy,” said Dick Allen, Sodexho’s vice president of Financial Services. “Our alliance with NPC enhances our ability to keep the high standards we place on customer satisfaction.”
Sodexho is the leading provider of food and facilities management in the U.S. and Canada, with $4.9 billion in annual sales. Sodexho offers innovative outsourcing solutions in food service, housekeeping, grounds keeping, plant operations and maintenance, asset and material management, and laundry services to corporations, health care and long term care facilities, retirement centers, schools, college campuses, military and remote sites. Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, the company has 130,000 employees at more than 6,000 locations across North America. For more information, please visit .
About National Processing, Inc.
National Processing, Inc. through its wholly owned operating subsidiary, National Processing Company (NPC(R)) is a leading provider of merchant credit card processing. National Processing is 85 percent owned by National City Corporation (NYSE: NCC) ( ), one of the nation’s largest financial holding companies. NPC supports over 645,000 merchant locations, representing nearly one out of every five MasterCard(R) and VISA(R) transactions processed nationally. NPC’s card processing solutions offer superior levels of service and performance and assist merchants in lowering their total cost of card acceptance through world-class people, technology and service. Additional information regarding National Processing can be obtained at .