Industry News

Benefits of OTR Fleet Cards

Why Over the Road (OTR) Fleet Cards Benefit Fleets and Truck Stops

By FFS | May 21, 2019

Benefits of OTR Fleet Cards: Win-Win for Truck Stops and Fleets The benefits of OTR fleet cards extend to both the fleet and truck stop owners. By allowing tracking of purchases, activity and expenses, both gain valuable data into the behavior of the truck drivers. Leveraging this data can mean more profitability for everyone and […]

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5 Truck Stop Trends You Need to Know

By FFS | May 13, 2019

Truck stop trends that ensure you stay on top with better service, features and convenience. With thousands of truck stops and travel centers in the United States, competition for drivers’ business is fierce. As a driver pulls off the interstate, they often have a choice of turning left or right to go to competing fuel […]

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Accepting VISA/MasterCard at the Diesel Pump

Using VISA/MasterCard Acceptance at the Diesel Island to Boost Revenue

By FFS | May 6, 2019

With VISA/MasterCard acceptance at the diesel island, truck stop owners have a unique opportunity to take control of their credit card processing and boost the bottom line. If you operate a branded store, you’re locked into a processor for the gasoline island. But diesel islands are different.  Most branded truck stops sell unbranded diesel which […]

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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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Credit card with a chip

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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