Comdata is not the only one who sees the benefits of launching our new platform, The Hotel Network, which consists of approximately 12,000 trucker friendly hotel locations that now accept the Comdata card. 

Fleet Magazine Acknowledges Benefits of the Comdata Hotel Network

02.5.16

Comdata is not the only one who sees the benefits of launching our new platform, The Hotel Network, which consists of approximately 12,000 trucker friendly hotel locations that now accept the Comdata card.

In their article, “Fleets say Comdata’s hotel network removes a ‘frustration point’ for drivers”, CCJ Digital, acknowledges that there was an fleet industry need for a hotel spend management platform and that the Comdata Hotel Network fits the bill.  

In fact, Comdata customers are already seeing results from the Hotel Network since the roll out in December 2015.

Team Drive-Away, based in Shawnee, Kan., operates a fleet of 315 contractors. Prior to using the hotel network, most drivers had to withdraw cash from their Comdata cards at ATMs to pay, says Scott Shacklett, chief executive of Team Drive-Away. Since most drivers do not have personal credit cards, the selection of hotels was very limited.

All of the company’s drivers do have smartphones, however, to download the app and find nearby hotels with truck parking, all of which accept their Comdata cards for payment. ‘This is a home run for us,’ he says. ‘Retention is where it helps."

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