SOKKYU byGMO, a salary advance payment service, and ShiftMAX, a control and attendance system for the security industry, are linked to APIs.
~Salary payment at the right time according to your needs to help you secure human resources in the security industry~

April 24, 2024

GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.

GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. (TSE Prime Market: Securities Code: 3769, President & Chief Executive Officer: Issei Ainoura hereinafter referred to as "GMO-PG"), which develops comprehensive payment-related services and finance-related services in the GMO Internet Group), has announced that it will provide a salary advance service for corporations "SOKKYU byGMO" to KYODOU Co.,Ltd. ( Representative Director: Sawahashi Hideyuki hereinafter referred to as "KYODOU") will link the API to ShiftMAX, a control and attendance system for the security industry, and will start providing it to companies that introduce ShiftMAX from today, April 24, 2024 (Wednesday).
"ShiftMAX" is a control and attendance system specialized in the security industry, which has been widely adopted by nationwide security companies and community-based security companies. Through this collaboration, companies that have introduced "ShiftMAX" will be able to provide advance salary services to their employees without the burden of data registration work for the person in charge (*1). Through systemic and sales collaboration with KYODOU, GMO-PG will support security companies that are facing issues in securing human resources by providing "SOKKYU byGMO" to improve their recruitment capabilities and retention rate.

  • *1 After a separate application, a prescribed examination by GMO-PG is required.

SOKKYU byGMO, a salary advance payment service, and ShiftMAX, a control and attendance system for the security industry, are linked to APIs.

【Background and Summary】

In recent years, due to the decline in the labor force due to the declining birthrate and aging population, an increasing number of companies are facing the challenge of securing human resources. On the other hand, as the way workers work and companies become more diverse, there is a need for flexible ways to receive salaries, and payment salaries at a timing that meets the needs of workers is one of the measures for companies to secure human resources. Since July 2021, GMO-PG has partnered with SMBC to provide a corporate payroll advance service "SOKKYU byGMO" to support flexible salary payment for companies.
In the security industry, the active job openings-to-applicants ratio (including part-time employees) in 2023 was 6.69 times (1.19 times for all occupations) (*2) for security occupations that correspond to security guards. Securing human resources, including recruitment, has become an issue. By linking KYODOU's control and attendance system "ShiftMAX" for the security industry with "SOKKYU byGMO" via API, security companies that introduce "ShiftMAX" will be able to payment salaries at a timing that meets the needs of their employees (security guards) without having to allocate human man-hours related to salary advances, such as registering data for personnel in charge (* 1) It will be possible.
GMO-PG will continue to develop salary payment services that meet the needs of workers by collaborating with companies that support "SOKKYU byGMO" and DX and digitalization for companies in various industries that are facing the challenge of securing human resources.

  • (*2) Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (released on March 29, 2024) "General Employment Placement Status (Employment Security Business Statistics), Labor Market-Related Indicators by Occupation (Real Numbers) (Revised in Heisei 21) (April 4, Reiwa 4 ~)"

[About "ShiftMAX"]

With a wealth of Actual for deployment in the security industry, ShiftMAX is a control and attendance system with integrated management, real-time monitoring, mobile linkage, scalability and flexibility, and security and privacy considerations.
Efficient business optimization is achieved through centralized management of multiple sites and facilities, allocation of security guards, and centralized management of working hours. Real-time collection and analysis of alarm data enables early detection of abnormalities and prompt response.
By linking with mobile terminals, on-site information can be entered and confirmed, and instructions can be transmitted smoothly.
Promote automation and efficiency by expanding and customizing the system according to business changes and utilizing APIs. Flexible design that can respond to technological innovation. Strict access control, encryption, and monitoring and operation rules are set to ensure security and privacy. We ensure high reliability through design and operation in compliance with laws and security standards.

【About "SOKKYU byGMO"】

The assets of the salary advance payment office agency service "Instant Pay" that SMBC and Sakura Information Systems have been developing since 2007 are included in GMO-PG's It is a salary advance payment service that combines the knowledge of payment and Remittance Service. In Japan domestic companies, it is common for salaries to be paid in full in cash or Bank transfer on a predetermined date, but companies that have introduced this service, It will be possible to realize the needs of workers who want to receive a part of their salary at the timing they need before the prescribed date.
In addition to meeting the daily payment needs of non-regular employees and part-time workers, it is also possible to support workers who have sudden expenses such as receiving flexible salaries for young employees and ceremonial ceremonies. We will accelerate the on-demand and digitization of salary remittances to support the diversifying working styles of workers and the ideal form of corporate employment.

【GMO Payment Gateway】

We provide services based on payment that support online, cashless, DX, etc. The annual Transaction value exceeds 15 trillion yen, and Online Payment Service has been introduced to more than 150,000 merchants, including e-commerce businesses and public entity such as NHK and National Tax Agency.
As a leading company in the payment industry, we provide payment services in the Online Payment Service and face-to-face areas, buy now pay later BNPL (Buy Now Pay Later), financial institution BaaS Support to operating companies, strategic investment and financing to overseas advanced FinTech companies, etc., payment & finance We will drive social innovation through technology and contribute to the realization of a sustainable society and the progress and development of society. (As of the end of December 2023, consolidated figures)

【GMO Payment Gateway, Inc.】

GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. provides payment-related services that support the customer's online and cashless migration and digital transformation (DX). Annual transaction value exceeds 15 trillion yen and our online comprehensive payment services have been adopted by over 150,000 merchants such as EC operators and public institutions of NHK and National Tax Agency, etc.
As the leading company in the payment industry, we contribute to the advancement and realization of a sustainable society by driving social innovations using payment and financial technology through our services, such as online comprehensive payment service, payment services in the offline market, Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), BaaS Support services to financial institutions and enterprises and strategic investment and lending to overseas leading-edge FinTech companies. (As of end-Dec 2023, consolidated figures)

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Corporate Name GMO Payment Gateway, Inc. (TSE Prime Market Securities Code: 3769)
Location 1-2-3 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Shibuya Fukurasu
Representative President & Chief Executive Officer Issei Ainoura
Business Description ■ Comprehensive payment related services and finance related services
Capital 13,323 million yen

【GMO Internet Group Inc.】 (URL:

Corporate Name GMO Internet Group Co., Ltd. (TSE Prime Market Securities Code: 9449)
Location Cerulean Tower 26-1, Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Representative Representative Director and Group Representative Masatoshi Kumagai
Business Description ■ Internet infrastructure business
■ Internet advertising / media business
■ Internet finance business
■ Cryptographic assets business
Capital 5 billion yen
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