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Accept Visa/Mastercard at the Diesel Pump

Accept Visa and Mastercard at the Diesel Pump

By FFS | Apr 23, 2018

ATTENTION ALL TRUCK STOP OWNERS! Potential Customers Heading Down the Highway? Common practice has always been for a truck stop to ONLY accept the Over the Road or OTR cards such as Comdata, EFS, TCH, T-Chek, and Multi Service at the Diesel Island. It’s a well-oiled business model with a proven track record so why […]

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One small step for man, one giant leap for the fuel industry.

Gilbarco Pioneers Fuel Pump Chip Card Transaction

By FFS | Sep 5, 2017

The first EMV transaction at the fuel pump has successfully taken place with a gas station located in Burlington, NC having the bragging rights. For the petroleum industry, this is very exciting news! EMV has been supported for inside store transactions for over a year but the pumps have lagged behind. The high cost of […]

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2017 FFS Trade Show Schedule

By FFS | Feb 20, 2017

We are excited to announce the FFS trade show schedule for 2017! Please take a look, and if you are planning on attending any of the shows, please make sure to stop by our booth to say, “Hi!” We’d be happy to provide you with further education about processing in the retail petroleum world or […]

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Dipping a chip card

Get Ready to Dip!

By FFS | Jan 30, 2017

Simplifying the on-going chip card transition Can you accept chip cards today? The answer to that question depends on the POS system you are using. Let’s break down the most widely used devices for C-stores and Truck Stops, take a look at their progress, what you need to be doing, and how we can help. […]

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Is it time to upgrade to EMV?

By FFS | Nov 16, 2016

Time Flies It has been full year since the EMV liability shift has taken place. While quite a few retail merchants across industries have upgraded equipment to accept chip cards, the petroleum industry is lagging behind with a 12 month cushion before the deadline at the pumps. Between costs for replacing hardware and software upgrades […]

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Diesel Here

Are you losing business?

By FFS | Nov 4, 2016

Does your truck stop accept the major Over-the-Road (OTR) fleet cards such as Comdata, T-Chek, EFS, Fleet One or TCH? The advantages of these cards far outweigh the associated costs giving you an increased ROI by driving more business to your establishment. An estimated 50% of all fuel purchases in the United States come from […]

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Fuel For Clover

By FFS | Apr 28, 2016

Many people are familiar with the tablet-based Clover POS station. It is a tablet that come in various sizes which employs an app market for extra customization specifically to your business needs. In the pay-at-the-pump world, gas stations could only use one of a small list of POS hardware. With the Fuel for Clover app, […]

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Visa/MasterCard Class Action Lawsuit

By FFS | Jul 14, 2015

On December 13, 2013, after years of litigation, the court system approved a Class Settlement among merchants, Visa, MasterCard and other Defendants in a class-action lawsuit. Visa, MasterCard and some large banks have agreed to pay nearly $7 billion to an estimated 8 million merchants who have accepted any Visa- and/or MasterCard-Branded cards in the […]

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EMV Chip Technology

By FFS | Apr 7, 2015

MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover have all announced their plans to move forward with EMV-based payments and acceptance.  In fact, most Americans who have received a new card in 2014 should have both EMV and magnetic swipe capabilities.  The conversion is currently happening but will take a few years for many merchants to fully […]

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