Viewpoint Construction Software and Comdata, now offer tighter product integration between Vista, Viewpoint’s leading construction Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and Comdata’s Virtual Payment MasterCard solution providing customers a more secure and effective electronic process for paying vendors.
A trio of payment firms have teamed to offer a more flexible and convenient way for small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) to pay their vendors. Comdata, Behalf and MasterCard says their collaboration will help SMBs to improve their cash flow and extend payment terms.
NY-based ERP software provider, VAI, has entered into a business relationship with Comdata. S2K customers will now be able to turn their payments center into a profit center via fully automated payment processing capabilities, cash incentives and seamless ERP integration.
FleetCor Technologies fuel cards and workforce payment products has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Comdata from Ceridian for $3.45 billion. Concurrent with the closing of the acquisition, a representative from THL will be appointed to the FleetCor board of directors.Comdata provides fleet, virtual card, and gift card solutions to over 20,000 customers and has approximately 1,300 employees to facilitate over $54 billion in payments annually. Cash payments will be used to pay off Comdata’s outstanding indebtedness.
Quick Fuel has partnered with Comdata to provide its fleet customers with one of the fastest and most secure means of fueling available. Quick Fuel recently purchased Comdata’s fuel site controller, known as SmartSight, for all of its retail locations and added Comdata’s SmartQ™ radio frequency identification (RFID)-based technology to offer an extra level of speed and security to the fuel transaction process. In addition to processing transactions quickly, SmartSight processes fueling transactions securely as well. The card reader equipment meets industry security standards, while an integrated camera function allows site owners to view customer images as the card is swiped to identify potentially fraudulent users when necessary.
Comdata Inc. has acquired eFueling Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Woodfin Oil Company. This acquisition allows Comdata to expand its product offerings in the unattended fueling market by combining eFueling’s and Comdata’s product knowledge and industry experience. Comdata and eFueling partnered to develop a robust, web-based site controller system marketed as SmartSight. Launched in 2013, this system provides fuel merchants with real-time insight into transaction data and activity at unattended fueling sites.
Comdata has released a new advisor tool within its FleetAdvance solution. FleetAdvance Advisor enables customers to proactively plan fuel stops with the best pricing opportunities along a route to help fleets make smarter fueling decisions. Comdata FleetAdvance provides customers with real-time transaction data to help guide informed purchasing patterns, better manage fuel costs and improve driver behavior.
Ceridian completed the legal separation of its Human Capital Management (HCM) and Payments businesses through a series of transactions that result in the Payments business being operated as Comdata Inc. (“Comdata”), and the HCM business being operated as Ceridian HCM Holding. Stuart C. Harvey, Jr. will serve as Chairman of the Board for both Comdata and Ceridian HCM, as well as remaining as the Chief Executive Officer of Comdata. Majority owners and financial partners, funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. and Fidelity National Financial, Inc. remain the same for both Comdata and Ceridian HCM. The award-winning Dayforce HCM cloud solution had approximately 750 live clients as of June 30, 2013. Dayforce HCM is a single application for payroll, benefits, time, scheduling and human resources.
Love’s Travel Stops implemented its RFID cardless fueling technology on Comdata’s financial processing software, in conjunction with DFConnect, at all travel stop locations. More than 100 of Love’s locations will have cardless fueling technology available for professional drivers by the end of August and the entire Love’s network of travel stops will have it available in September. RFID technology automates the fueling process with the use of low-cost RFID tags in professional drivers’ vehicles. The software and RFID equipment are designed to detect a truck’s RFID tags in the fueling lane and turn on dispensers wirelessly, with little or no driver data input. Pumps are automatically turned off by RFID software after a truck leaves the fueling bay, which can reduce fuel theft incidents.
Comdata payment innovation has been awarded the “Supplier Excellence Award for Excellence in Collaboration” from Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE). Commending Comdata’s customer-focused approach in listening and delivering solutions that meet its business needs, the “Supplier Excellence Awards” recognizes the Company as a top-rated supplier. Comdata has collaborated with CCE on a single-card solution to create companywide synergies throughout its fuel supply chains and the Comdata fuel card management program to provide CCE fuel savings. Comdata also consulted with CCEâs Audit and Compliance department to establish defined business rules that help protect the integrity of the CCE brand, as well as drive compliance and savings.
Comdata has launched “Smart Solutions” suite of POS products designed for
c-stores, truck stops and unattended fuel locations. “Comdata Smart Solutions” introduces five unique products that include “SmartConvenience”,
the base point-of-sale system with an innovative touch-screen design and
flexible settings to accommodate multiple profit centers, “SmartDESQ” for
enhanced diesel fuel transaction processing, and “SmartStation” software
to provide reporting and administrative oversight for managers.
Additionally, “SmartLock” offers secure solutions for unattended fuel
locations, while “SmartFuel” is designed to provide convenience at the
diesel fuel island. The solutions allow
operators to drive efficiencies by managing all transactions, including
retail, fuel, and other services, from a single platform. This new
approach consolidates profit centers and integrates data, allowing
merchants to maximize their cost savings.
Payment solution provider Comdata has entered into an agreement with CA-based Mercury Air Groupâs
Mercury Fuels division to provide a POS system for the business aviation industry.
The point-of-sale solution automates the fuel ticket process with
easy-to-use prompts that guide the service agent through the
transaction. Driven by tail number identification, the system integrates
with existing industry software tools to enhance data transmission and
back-office efficiency. Comdataâs web-based
solution streamlines data capture and provides detailed reporting for
fixed-base operators and fractional jet organizations.