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Fiscal Systems

New Partnership with Fiscal Systems

By FFS | Sep 5, 2023

We’re Excited to Announce a New Partnership with Fiscal Systems Point of sale systems are a make-or-break efficiency-boosting tool for truck stops and convenience store franchises. As the technology for point of sale systems has become more disruptive, software companies have added more features to benefit truck stops and convenience store franchises: customer data collection, […]

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How to Spot Fraud in Convenience Stores and Gas Stations

By FFS | Aug 1, 2023

Gas stations lose billions of dollars annually to fraud, causing businesses with an already tight margin to risk earning a profit. As a company that supports gas station and convenience store franchises, we’ve seen firsthand the types of fraud that can expose our clients to debilitating financial loss. To prevent your business from experiencing lost […]

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What to Expect from Electric Grid Integration

By FFS | Jul 6, 2023

Imagine you are getting ready to drive from your business in Pennsylvania to meet a client in Boston, a 400-mile drive. You charge up your electric vehicle and, in one charge, use approximately four times the amount of electricity the average American home does in a single day. Now, let’s envision tens of millions of […]

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EV Batteries

Three Challenges with Electric Vehicle Batteries You Might Not Know About (Yet)

By FFS | Jun 5, 2023

In its Electric Vehicle Market Forecast 2023, Investing News reports that globally there are more than 27 million electric vehicles on the road. Analysts expect that number to surpass 40 million by the end of the year. As the popularity of electric cars grows, so does curiosity, misinformation, and skepticism about the viability of the […]

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Three Emerging Alternative Fuels to Watch

By FFS | Mar 10, 2023

Energy markets are fast-changing. A new technology or fuel source can disrupt and even upend the industry. To keep our clients ahead of the times, the team at Financial Fuel Services has prepared a cheat sheet for emerging alternative fuels and outlined what each type of fuel and what fuel stop owners should care about […]

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Long-Term Oil Prices Forecast

By FFS | Jan 9, 2023

This summer, oil prices remained over $100 a barrel, here are our oil prices forecast for the upcoming future. High gas prices affected tourism and drove headlines about how the government should intervene. As we near the end of 2022 and the start of 2023, prices have thankfully leveled with increased domestic oil production. The […]

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EMV at the Pump with Verifone what is a chargeback

What is a Chargeback and How to Avoid Them with EMV Compliance

By FFS | Dec 5, 2022

The Europay, MasterCard, and Visa (EMV) payment standard has had all the drama of an opera: an abrupt and sudden announcement that disrupted businesses, a difficult consumer adoption, a deadline that got pushed and pushed but arguably not pushed enough. We’re way past the April 2021 deadline, however, the drama continues. This time, it’s about […]

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The Three Most Important Mental Health Tips for Truck Drivers

By FFS | Nov 7, 2022

Increased supply chain pressures. Driver shortages. Record oil prices. The pandemic recovery has put truck drivers at the center of never-before-seen problems. Truck driver’s continued commitment to their vocation is fundamentally what keeps our supply chain working. With this added pressure though, there’s an industry-wide push to focus on truck drivers’ mental health. Here are […]

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Electric Charging Stations at Gas Station electric vehicle chargers

Thinking About Electric Vehicle Chargers at your gas station?

By FFS | Sep 27, 2022

As a followup to last month’s blog post about electric vehicles in the trucking industry, let’s talk about independent gas stations. Last year, The Wall Street Journal estimated it will cost gas station owners more than $100,000 to install electric vehicle chargers. The price tag of installation isn’t the only disruption to a gas station’s […]

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