Comdata

Improving fuel purchase decisions and customer satisfaction with a cutting-edge mobile application

Published on 4 Mar 2015

With IBM Cloudant Dedicated Cluster, we were able to create our fuel-management mobile app within an aggressive twelve-week timeline.

Tom Pierce, Vice President Fleet IT, Comdata

Customer
Comdata Network, Inc.

Industry
Computer Services, Professional Services

Deployment country

Overview

Comdata provides innovative electronic payment solutions across industries, helping companies to manage spending and streamline operations. Comdata pioneered electronic payments for the trucking industry, providing comprehensive controls and insightful data for managing fuel and other fleet expenses. A Cognitive Business Solution.

Business need
To help clients reduce fleet fueling costs, Comdata recognized the need to give truck drivers instant access to location-aware advice on the optimal fuel and rest locations along their routes.

Solution
Comdata worked with IBM Business Partner, PointSource, to build a location-aware mobile app in just twelve weeks. The solution uses IBM® Cloudant® Dedicated Cluster database-as-a-service, hosted on SoftLayer®.

Benefits
The new app enables drivers to choose the best fueling locations and other discounts in real time, based on optimal routes, timing, prices and user preferences, helping to reduce fleet operating costs.

Components

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Software
Cloudant Dedicated Cluster, IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation

Services

Solution
Cognitive Business, IBM Analytics,

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