Fleet One and
the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association announced the
"Truckers Advantage" program March 20 at the Mid-America
Trucking Show in Louisville, KY, to address the needs of small-business
truckers and small-fleet owners.
can access all the pricing, convenience advantages and volume purchasing
capabilities that were previously unavailable to this group of professionals.
now, small-business truckers and small-fleet owners did not have
a cost-effective way of receiving and using a fuel card to meet
their business needs. High transaction fees, monthly minimums and
high invoicing costs just did not make financial sense," Andy
Roberts, Fleet One president, said. "Our partnership with OOIDA
removes all of these hurdles and now places a full-service product
with cost-savings benefits into the hands of this very important
with Fleet One to offer the “Truckers Advantage” card to its 92,000
members. The benefits include fuel purchases, cash advances, PlusCheks,
permitting, discount tire purchases and other services.
has always represented 'strength in numbers' for the small-business
trucker," OOIDA President Jim Johnston said. "Our membership
constitutes the largest trucking fleet in the country, and we are
pleased that our partnership with Fleet One will enable them take
advantage of their combined purchasing power and strength as a group."
Fleet One has
built a network of almost 4,000 locations consisting of more than
600 sites that will provide special fuel pricing and discounts,
all with no fueling transaction fees. Many payment options have
also been incorporated into the program to provide as much flexibility
as possible in these challenging economic times.
members can contact Mike Schermoly at 1-800-444-5791 for additional
information, or they can visit www.truckersadvantage.com on the