Companies Launch Uber Freight Fuel Card, Powered by Comdata
PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2018--
FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT), a leading global provider of
commercial payment solutions, today announced a partnership with Uber
Freight, as part of Uber Freight’s new Uber Freight Plus program, that
provides eligible Uber Freight app users discounts and savings on fuel,
maintenance, and tires. The Uber Freight Fuel Card is powered by
Comdata, a FLEETCOR company and leader in payment innovation.
“This was a natural fit for us as both companies are aligned to help
trucking companies, big and small, run and grow their businesses,” said
Greg Secord, President of North America Trucking at Comdata. “We are
delighted Uber Freight has chosen Comdata as their fuel card partner of
choice and look forward to working closely together.”
Uber Freight provides a free, easy-to-use app that seamlessly connects
trucking companies with loads to haul. Uber Freight selected Comdata to
power the Uber Freight Fuel Card because the company is a trusted
provider in the industry and possesses a unique ability to provide broad
network acceptance and administer discounts for fleets and drivers.
With this prepaid or credit card, active carriers and their drivers can
save on fuel, maintenance and tires, as well as leverage Comdata’s
expertise to provide the compliance services fleets need to meet IFTA
and state permit requirements.
“The Comdata-powered Uber Freight Fuel Card, a key component of the Uber
Freight Plus program, will help trucking companies of all sizes save big
on key operational costs, like fuel and tires,” said Bill Driegert,
Director of Uber Freight. “We will continue to collaborate with Comdata
to match the growing needs of these trucking businesses.”
FLEETCOR Technologies (NYSE: FLT) is a leading global provider of
commercial payment solutions. The Company helps businesses of all sizes
better control, simplify and secure payment of their fuel, toll, lodging
and general payables. With its proprietary payment
networks, FLEETCOR provides affiliated merchants with incremental sales
and loyalty. FLEETCOR serves businesses, partners and merchants in North
America, Latin America, Europe, and Australasia. For more information,
please visit http://www.fleetcor.com/.
Comdata Inc., a FLEETCOR company, is a leading provider of innovative
payment and operating technology that drives actionable insights from
spending data, builds enhanced controls and positively impacts its
clients’ bottom lines. The company partners with more than 30,000
businesses to better manage $55B in annual fleet, corporate purchasing,
payroll and healthcare spending, making it one of the largest fuel card
issuers and the second largest commercial MasterCard provider in the
United States and Canada. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in
Brentwood, Tennessee, Comdata employs more than 1,300 professionals
across North America. To learn more about Comdata, Inc., visit www.comdata.com.
About UBER FREIGHT
Uber Freight provides a free, easy-to-use app that connects trucking
companies with loads to haul. The Uber Freight app provides carriers
with transparent, upfront pricing, fast payment, and the ability to book
a load simply, with just the touch of a button. The app is available now
on iOS and Android. For more information, visit: https://freight.uber.com/.
For more information about the Uber Freight Plus program, please visit: https://freight.uber.com/plus.
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