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Comdata® Designates June Truck Driver Appreciation Month


Leading fuel card and service provider shows support to professionals
in industry's most critical role

, a FLEETCOR company and world leader in payment innovation,
will spend the month of June celebrating the 3.5 million professional
drivers who work tirelessly to achieve on-schedule deliveries, maintain
compliance and create profitable businesses. On average, these "Knights
of the Road" travel 2,500 miles per week in order to keep America moving

The United States economy depends on trucks to deliver more than 70
percent of all freight annually. Drivers play a central part in the
process, going out of their way to pick up loads, driving long miles and
making many overnight trips in order to deliver goods to their
destinations. Without a skilled professional workforce, the cost of
goods would rise dramatically.

"Long-haul trucking jobs are vital to our economy—nearly $1 trillion
worth of manufactured and retail goods are transported by truck in North
America," said Greg Secord, President of Comdata North American Trucking
(NAT). "At Comdata, we applaud efforts to employ dependable and skilled
drivers to maintain a stable workforce in this country."

Although drivers are an important part of the transportation industry,
attracting them to the profession has been a challenge in recent years.
Both small and large fleets suffer from a lack of qualified drivers,
which intensifies the effects of the shortage on carriers. Comdata
understands the daily challenges truck drivers face and hopes to raise
awareness around the shortage by designating June 2018 Truck Driver
Appreciation Month. June will feature a number of interactive
activities, fun giveaways and creative ways for the driver community to
connect. Drivers can follow Comdata on Facebook
for details about those activities.

As Comdata continues to encourage more drivers to enter the industry, it
also is providing current drivers with an array of services to enhance
their driving career and level of talent. Drivers can rely on Comdata's
breadth of services to stay compliant, lower operating costs and access
capital from a single source.

"Good communication is incredibly important to the success of our
drivers every day," said Cully Frisard, President of Frisard's Trucking.
"Our drivers value Comdata's high level of service and transparency—even
in times when the industry has experienced some growing pains—and we are
happy to help them celebrate Driver Appreciation Month."

"We want fleets and drivers to know that they have the support and
resources they need in a demanding profession," continued Secord.
"Comdata will continue to provide innovative services to strengthen top
talent and the trucking industry as a whole."


Comdata Inc., a FLEETCOR company, is a leading provider of innovative
payment and operating technology that drives actionable insights from
spending data, builds enhanced controls and positively impacts its
clients' bottom lines. The company partners with more than 30,000
businesses to better manage $55B in annual fleet, corporate purchasing,
payroll and healthcare spending, making it one of the largest fuel card
issuers and the second largest commercial MasterCard provider in the
United States and Canada. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in
Brentwood, Tennessee, Comdata employs more than 1,300 professionals
across North America. To learn more about Comdata, Inc., visit


FLEETCOR Technologies (NYSE:FLT) is a leading global provider of
commercial payment solutions. The company helps businesses of all sizes
better control, simplify and secure payment of their fuel, toll, lodging
and general payables. With its proprietary payment networks, FLEETCOR
provides affiliated merchants with incremental sales and loyalty.
FLEETCOR serves businesses, partners and merchants in North America,
Latin America, Europe, and Australasia. For more information, please

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