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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