QuikQ Refining Fuel Management


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eFueling Teams With QuikQ to Deliver Automated, Cardless Fleet Fueling

May 1, 2012 – Austin, TX eFueling Technologies (www.efueling.com), a leading innovator of automated fleet fueling software and transaction processing equipment for automated unattended fueling, today announced a strategic alliance with truck stop fuel transaction processing pioneer QuikQ (www.QuikQ.com). The agreement introduces eFueling to the 54 billion gallon per year truck stop market, and expands QuikQ’s product line to serve unattended terminal business opportunities. Terms of the arrangement are confidential. 

eFueling has leveraged a long-history serving the fleet fueling industry to develop an innovative line of modular, RF-capable equipment designed to accept a wider variety of cards, improve reliability and serviceability, streamline fueling operations, reduce keypad errors and enhance security while easing billing and accounting. These benefits combine to make fleet fueling operations faster and easier for users and more profitable for operators. 

QuikQ technology allows a carrier to directly interface its enterprise software solution to a truck stop fuel vendor's point-of-sale system, eliminating the need for expensive fleet fuel cards and third-party billing, introducing a host of cost-saving efficiencies between the carrier and truck stop.

The firms are working together to serve both truck stop and terminal fleet markets with a cardless system in which the entire fueling transaction is activated, managed and tracked through RF communication. Primary benefits of the RF-based system are streamlined user operation, reduced shrinkage and more accurate accounting and billing.

“Teaming with QuikQ gives us a jumpstart in the expansive truck stop market,” said Kyle Sale, Executive Vice President of eFueling. “We are equally excited about the enhanced efficiencies QuikQ helps us bring to the unattended terminal fueling market.”

"DFConnect™ is designed to automate the entire fuel transaction process from A to Z," said Ernie Betanourt, president of QuikQ. "Whether it's ending a transaction once the vehicle leaves the fueling zone or incorporating bus data into the fueling process, our goal is to team up with such companies as eFueling to continually bring new features and offerings to our customers."

About eFueling

eFueling has leveraged deep industry experience to develop a comprehensive family of products, services and supporting business model that puts you back in control of spiraling fleet management and fueling costs. Our innovative modular approach is as cost-effective as it is scalable – from simple single-site operations to the most sophisticated Fortune 500 fleets. eFueling is pioneering a comprehensive family of modular, scalable fueling solutions specifically tailored to these markets. Our configurable technology, flexible approach and responsive, customer-driven attitude help redefine automated fuel management! eFueling is based in Austin, Texas. Visit us at www.eFueling.com for more information.

About QuikQ

QuikQ is a privately held software development company based in Franklin, Tennessee dedicated to utilizing 21st century technologies to improve the trucking industry's control of diesel fuel transactions by connecting carriers with truck stops and travel plazas. DFConnect™ is QuikQ's cardless direct fuel connection between the truck stop point-of-sale systems and motor carrier enterprise systems. By integrating carriers' enterprise software into an updated, streamlined fuel transaction process, QuikQ will help both carriers and truck stops realize significant savings. For more information, visit www.quikq.com

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