News roundup, Oct. 7: New app from factoring company, Citgard now at Pilot Flying J, breast-cancer awareness from Diesel Laptops

Trucking news and briefs for Monday, Oct. 7, 2019:

New FreightCheck app for fast factoring
Bibby Financial Services’ new FreightCheck app is designed to allow trucking business owners among their factoring clients to upload their load documents for invoicing and submit them for funding directly from their phone. The app also supports instant messaging and real-time feedback on applications, so that any issues can quickly be resolved and the funding dispatched to the client. Further, carriers can select which loads they would like to issue on the same invoice, as well as just how they want to receive money – by ACH, fuel card or bank wire.

FreightCheck is currently available for iPhone and iPad via the Apple App Store.FreightCheck is currently available for iPhone and iPad via the Apple App Store.

We wanted to make getting funded as easy as taking a picture on your phone and I believe we have achieved that through the FreightCheck app,” said Mary Ann Hudson, EVP Managing Director of Bibby Transportation Finance (subsidiary of Bibby Financial Services).

Citgard lubes now available at Pilot Flying J Truck Care
Citgo Petroleum Corp., in co-branding efforts with Pilot Flying J Truck Care, announced that Citgard 600 15W-40 and Citgard 700 Synthetic Blend 10W-30 lubricants now are available at all Pilot Flying J Truck Care locations.

Also, through Nov. 30, Pilot Flying J is offering 2,500 points to myRewards members when they choose Citgard products for their oil change with Pilot Flying J Truck Care.

Learn more and find Truck Care Service Center locations at

Diesel Laptops’ breast-cancer awareness initiative
During the month of October, the Diesel Laptops company is donating $100 toward breast-cancer research with every sale of one of their “Awareness Pink” diagnostic kits. All kits available in the color are shown on this page at Diesel Laptops’ website.

In the video below, hear the moving testimony of just why the effort matters so much to the company from Carrie Robertson, wife of the company’s founder and CEO Tyler Robertson, whose family has been affected by the condition over several generations.