News roundup, Jan. 13: Fleetcor, Comdata parent company, disputes FTC allegations; NFI acquires G&P Trucking
The FTC alleges that FleetCor falsely told customers they would save money by using their fuel cards, be protected from unauthorized charges, and have no set-up, transaction or membership fees. G&P Trucking’s broker and motor carrier arms both are now part of NFI through acquisition.
January 13, 2020
OnRoad mobile app from Comdata
The new OnRoad app complements Comdata’s OnRoad Card, one of the more widely accepted, multi-purpose fuel and driver funds card in trucking.
December 5, 2018
Comdata institutes instant pay feature for Comchek Mobile app
Using a Comchek Mobile debit card tied to the app, brokers and carriers can now instantly send/receive funds from individuals/businesses in the Comdata network.
May 24, 2018
Comdata’s new OnRoad card combines fuel, payroll transactions
The fuel transactions continue to work the same. OnRoad automatically recognizes fuel transactions and charges the amounts to fleets. When drivers use the OnRoad card for a non-fuel purchase, it automatically debits the driver’s personal fund balance.
April 13, 2018
Uber offering fuel, tire discounts to truckers using Uber Freight
The Uber Freight Plus program includes fuel and maintenance discounts, discounts on cell phone plans, as well as rebates on the acquisition of additional equipment.
March 21, 2018
Comchek Mobile streamlining load payment, other transactions for 5,000 new users monthly
Comdata’s wide presence in facilitating load payments/fuel advances has translated to perhaps unprecedented ability for the provider to leverage the transaction ease enabled by smartphones with appropriate security to help drivers and owner-operators “better maximize the use of their day,” company reps note.
March 1, 2018
Comdata, FR8Star partner on dynamic load payment
Using Comchek Mobile, carriers hauling heavy-haul loads booked on FR8Star.com will be able to receive fuel advances at the moment of pickup as well as full payment quickly after Proof of Delivery is received.
September 28, 2017
Comdata brings AscendTMS to carriers in MyFleet program
Comdata announced a preferred partnership with InMotion Global, Inc. to bring the free AscendTMS web-based transportation management system (TMS) software to carriers, fleets and freight brokers through its Comdata MyFleet program.
September 18, 2017
Electronic Logging Devices
Owner-op Scott Jordan bags Harley-Davidson in giveaway
Scott Jordan of Peculiar, Mo., uses the KeepTruckin logbook app but not its ELD upgrade intended to satisfy FMCSA’s mandate requirement. Jordan’s nonetheless happily surprised to be the new owner of a Harley-Davison KeepTrucking and Comdata gave away at GATS.
August 26, 2017
Comdata launches mobile app to send, receive funds
The Comchek Mobile app gives users the ability to send, receive and access funds on their Comdata cards. The company says the app builds on its Comchek Express Checks paper-based money transfer system.
July 17, 2017
New Comdata, KeepTruckin partnership
KeepTruckin’s smartphone/tablet-based ELD is now available via Comdata’s small-trucking-business-focused MyFleet Program.
February 2, 2017
Comdata: Hotel network saved drivers $800k in 2016
Carrier payment provider Comdata announced this week its Comdata Hotel Network has saved fleets and drivers approximately $800,000 with nearly 50,000 nights stayed since the program launched in December 2015, for an average savings of $15 to $20 per night.
January 3, 2017
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