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Fleet Fuel Authorization Streamlines Business

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When you are managing a fleet of trucks for your business your fuel expenses and use can be a big headache for you. You always need to be concerned about getting the fleet adequately filled up for their trips for the day and if the costs involved are properly monitored and justified. The entire process can be very time-consuming, particularly if the process for your fleet is not automated in some way. There are methods available today for retail and fleet operations that can help to streamline the entire process and make things easier and more efficient for your business.

New Technology Changes the Industry

There is new technology that allows for easier fleet fuel authorization to help your business. This technology relies on the use of particular fuelling stations and identification technology that is in each vehicle that is part of your fleet. The trucks can simply come to the fuelling station to fill up. There is a particular technology chip that will have been installed at the fuel inlet of the vehicle. This chip is then read by the secure machine at the station on the fuel nozzle. If the reader recognizes the chip, the vehicle can be fuelled up and then simply goes on its way. There is no wait, no lines and no payments of cash or credit cards needed when the process is handled this way. The process is completely secure and the nozzle cannot be pulled out and put in another vehicle without the fuelling being suspended.

How This Helps Business

Technology of this nature is a big step in helping you keep better control on your fuel costs and expenses. For fleets that regular refill at your own home site you can keep better control on fuel consumption and just what occurs at fill ups so you know exactly what your costs are at all times. You can also use the technology to set up restrictions and limits so the system cannot be overused. This system also allows for faster transactions if you have your fleet fill up at a station designed with this technology just for trucks like yours. You no longer have to worry about waiting for payments to be made or cash or credit cards of your drivers.

Fleet fuel authorization is just another step that technology has made to help make the process easier and more effective for the driver and the business. Transactions can be handled easily and securely either on or off the home site and expenses can be more closely monitored. This process can lead to significant savings in fuel costs and time for your fleet, helping you to increase your overall profits.

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Marcom Manager at Orpak Systems, a provider of solutions for oil companies and solutions for commercial fleets. Visit us at:

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