It’s IFTA time for truckers. Quarterly reports for the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) are a four- times-a-year requirement for trucking companies and owner-operators. If you haul loads from state to state, you file IFTA reports. Get the deadline dates and learn how the TCS Fuel Card can make filing easier.
Fuel prices in 2022 affected owner-operators and trucking companies hauling loads every day. So, it’s no surprise that trucking industry professionals responding to the ATRI (American Transportation Research Institute) Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry 2022 survey unanimously chose fuel prices as the #1 ranking issue. They also chose three counterstrategies to help control rising fuel prices. In addition, there was a first-ever issue in the rest of the Top 10 and a few other unexpected results. We give you a summary breakdown of the ATRI report.
Fuel card skimming and fraud are both on the rise across the country. That means TCS Fuel Card clients need to be vigilant every time they pump diesel. Because security is our top priority, we put together tips to avoid card skimming right at the truck stop. We also offer a few points on what we see as the common signs of fuel card fraud. To protect yourself, we explain the TCS Fuel Card security controls and our Cardless Fueling feature at TA®, Petro Stopping Centers®, and TA Express®. There you don’t need a physical card at all, so it eliminates the risk of card skimming and fraud.
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It’s a simple equation: You own a trucking company + you haul loads + you purchase fuel to haul those loads = you pay fuel taxes. That means you file quarterly International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) reports. If you’ve never filed IFTA reports, or if you keep stumbling your way through them, we have answers to frequent questions about filing – what you need, where to get it, what are the deadlines, and where to file.
Instant digital payment systems, like Zelle®, are a new and popular method to easily transfer money. They’re also gaining popularity with scammers – they’re using Zelle to trick you into unknowingly withdraw funds from your bank account. The following information and resources will help you spot the signs of this type of scam and allow you to protect yourself and your trucking company from becoming a victim.
We all know credit and debit cards. They are part of our daily lives. In fact, some of us rarely use cash for any purchases anymore. But what is a fuel card? Well, a fuel card is a payment card primarily used to buy diesel fuel. You can also use a fuel card to access cash and pay for other trucking related products and services, according to the controls set by the fleet owner. But wait a minute, is a fuel card the same thing as a gas credit card? No. While you could certainly use a regular gas credit card to purchase diesel fuel, you would be missing out on two key benefits of having a fuel card – savings per gallon of diesel and security controls. So, we’re about to walk you through the features and benefits of having a fuel card for truckers and trucking companies.