Comdata | October 04, 2022
GK and Comdata, Inc., a FLEETCOR company, announced a strategic partnership for Comdata to offer truck stops and convenience store retailers a single point-of-sale (POS) solution that empowers ongoing innovation. The partners will present their cutting-edge technology solutions in tandem at booths #6844 and #6053 at the NACS Show from Oct. 2-4, 2022.As the industry standard for commercial payments for over 50 years, Comdata is constantly investing in new ways to improve the customer experience. Most recently, the technology provider turned to GK to update the tech stack for its SmartDESQ application. SmartDESQ will now be connected to GK CLOUD4RETAIL via GK OmniPOS. The integration of GK’s advanced cloud and point-of-sale technology will transform Comdata’s SmartDESQ into a next-generation retail platform. Comdata can now offer the GK omnichannel suite of solutions, enabling truck stops and convenience store retailers to improve the customer experience and drive operational efficiencies.
“At Comdata, we have spent years cultivating strong relationships in the trucking industry, both with mom-and-pop truck stops and with some of the largest major oil chains in the country,By partnering with GK, we can ensure our customers have access to the most innovative and flexible solutions including POS and payments capabilities, self-checkout kiosks, hardware independence, mobility and much more.”
Matthew Miller, Vice President of Merchant Services, FLEETCOR
Working together, Comdata and GK have developed the industry’s most advanced retail platform, simplifying the store environment and driving business innovation. As both companies expand their reach within the truck stop and convenience store industries, they will also continually deliver new value driving solutions, helping retailers thrive by better serving customers. GK’s role in convenience and truck stop retailing is growing rapidly,” said Bill Miller, Vice President of Sales, GK. The ability to process Comdata fleet cards in both the store and forecourt with GK is an industry game-changer. Our partnership and integrated solutions with Comdata will drive significant value to fuel retailers of all sizes, from a single site to the largest enterprises globally. GK and Comdata will be presenting their solutions at booths #6488 and #6053 at the NACS Show from Oct. 2-4, 2022. GK will showcase its suite of retail solutions, including omnichannel POS, Self-Checkout, Mobile POS, Self-Scan, QSR, Fuel and Comdata Fleet payments and more.
GK breaks down the barriers to unified commerce with its open CLOUD4RETAIL platform and a broad portfolio based on it, like OmniPOS for point of sale, mobile POS, mobile customer engagement and a full range of store/back-office solutions. The company is a recognized leader in omnichannel retail, offering a single, global software platform for all retail formats and touchpoints. Ten of the Top 50 retailers worldwide rely on GK, and GK is the fastest growing global POS provider in new installations over the last three years. For more information, visit www.gk-software.com.
Comdata Inc., a FLEETCOR company, is a leader and innovator in commercial payment solutions, driving actionable insights from spending data, building enhanced controls to protect clients’ interests, and positively impacting day-to-day operations for fleet owners and managers and drivers in the trucking industry. Founded in 1969 in Brentwood, Tennessee, Comdata has proudly supported the life-impacting trucking industry for over 50 years.
Springbrook Software | October 04, 2022
Long County, GA is the latest local government agency to move from an on-premises solution to Springbrook's Cirrus Cloud Financial platform. The platform is designed from the ground up specifically for small to medium sized local government agencies. The town is utilizing Springbrook's fully integrated Cirrus Cloud ERP suite including Utility Billing, Finance, Cashless Payments, Municipal Payments and Cash Receipts.Long County sought a robust and secure ERP that could scale as their projected needs grow over the next few years and selected Springbrook after reviewing several other market offerings.b Springbrook fulfills our needs and will provide our citizens with the modern experience that they demand, says Bernice Johnson, Finance Director of Long County, GA. Springbrook is actively working with many small to medium sized municipalities in the southeast. The flexibility of the Springbrook cloud platform provides local government agencies with superior protection against cyber-attacks, the ability to work from anywhere, and will enable the County's personnel to effectively run their entire administrative operation safely from any browser. Cirrus is a true cloud-based system that does not require downloading any additional software for access.
"We have invested a tremendous amount into building an entirely new platform with the goal of bringing the most powerful cloud-based solutions to small and medium sized municipalities. We are solely focused on this market segment and have been for over 35 years. Springbrook is constantly expanding our solution suite to deliver new and innovative products, like Advanced Capital Budgeting and Mobile Work Orders. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for local agencies do their jobs efficiently and securely,"
Robert Bonavito, Springbrook CEO.
About Springbrook Software:
Springbrook Software is the country's leading cloud-based finance and administration software provider designing solutions specifically for small to medium sized local government agencies. Nearly 2000 cities, towns and districts from coast to coast use our suite of modern, high-performance solutions to manage their finances, payroll, utility billing and collect citizen payments. Springbrook is headquartered in Portland, Oregon with regional presence in over 40 states, and seven countries internationally.
About Long County, GA:
Located in southeast Georgia, Long County occupies 400 square miles of the Atlantic Coast Flatwoods. The county is bordered by Liberty, McIntosh, Tattnall, and Wayne counties, and its entire southwestern boundary runs along the Altamaha River.Long County, designated in 1920 from lands in Liberty County. Long County, historically and currently, is a rural, agricultural area. The principal farm crop was once cotton, but by the 1970s it had been replaced by tobacco, corn, soybeans, and cattle. The pine forests of the region have always played an important role in the economy.
Circle | October 03, 2022
On stage at Converge22 today, Circle announced an accelerated crypto payments roadmap enhanced by the recent acquisition of Elements, a merchant and developer-first payments orchestration platform. The announcement includes plans to quickly scale payment offerings to unlock utility value for crypto and lower the barrier of entry for merchants to access next-gen payments and financial services.The new payment offerings make it simple for merchants to integrate their existing PSP relationships with Circle's crypto payment offerings.
"We are very impressed by the Elements team for their work in taking the complexity out of crypto payments,Lowering barriers of entry for payments and financial services and establishing dollar payments utility are core to Circle's mission. Providing well-designed payment products that can facilitate seamless, efficient, frictionless and delightful customer experiences are key to empowering merchants to take advantage of these next-gen payment solutions."
Nikhil Chandhok, Chief Product Officer at Circle
As the issuer of both USD Coin (USDC) and Euro Coin (EUROC), Circle is uniquely positioned to promote digital payments and an always-on financial system as native features of the internet. More than $49 billion USDC is in circulation as of Sept. 28, 2022, and it has powered more than $5 trillion in on-chain transactions since its 2018 inception. Creating a payments platform that allows merchants to accept USDC and other crypto payments at the point-of-sale is a natural progression of the growing global adoption of digital currencies.Elements' mission is to put more money into the hands of merchants. With Circle, we knew the natural synergy in our business models would create an opportunity to deliver a seamless and low cost payments and settlement experience for merchants using a digital currency they can trust," said Nafis Jamal, Founder and CEO at Elements,Today's news is only the beginning of our joint mission to deliver first-class payments offerings and define the next generation of payments. Jamal and Hao Min, co-founders of Elements, joined Chandhok onstage at Circle's inaugural Converge22 conference to demo Circle's Crypto Payments API which is available in beta today as well as the one-stop checkout SDK for crypto merchants which will be available in Q4 2022. Please visit here to learn more about Circle's Crypto Payments API.
Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currencies and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle is powering always-on internet-native commerce and payments and is the issuer of USD Coin (USDC) and Euro Coin (EUROC). Today, Circle's transactional services, business accounts, and platform APIs are giving rise to a new generation of financial services and commerce applications that hold the promise of raising global economic prosperity for all through the frictionless exchange of value.