Pilot and RTS Partner for Fleet Services

Companies offering fuel, factoring and more for trucking firms
Pilot and RTS
Photograph courtesy of Pilot Co.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Pilot Co. and RTS Financial (RTS), have kicked off a fuel and factoring partnership to help trucking companies grow their business. The two companies will work together to provide customized fleet services that combine fuel savings, maintenance and tires, loyalty perks and other services.

"We are focused on initiatives that deliver savings, efficiency and convenience to our fleet customers," said Shameek Konar, CEO of Pilot Co. "We're thrilled to partner with a highly regarded provider like RTS to offer an integrated service solution for factoring and fuel that helps trucking companies access the resources they need to succeed and grow."

Dedicated teams from Pilot Co. and RTS will work with fleets to provide funding, fuel and essential services. Fleets of all sizes will be able to use these services.

"Through this partnership, RTS and Pilot Co. will be able to provide even greater value to the trucking industry," said Bill Ryan, founder and CEO of Shamrock Trading Corp., the parent company of RTS. "Together, we're excited to help trucking companies grow their businesses so they can provide for their families, stay on the road and enhance their operations."

In addition to fuel and factoring services, customers will have access to:

  • Dedicated, multilingual account and sales representatives.
  • Backoffice services to streamline paperwork.
  • Mobile and web account management and credit analysis with RTS Pro.
  • Enhanced Pilot Co. customer portal to manage fuel accounts.
  • Access to more than 1,000 fueling locations across the Pilot Flying J Travel Center network and One9 Fuel Network.

RTS Financial (RTS), a Shamrock Trading Corporation brand, is a factoring company that provides working capital services to businesses across multiple industries, primarily trucking and oilfield services. Shamrock headquarters is located in the Kansas City metro, with offices in Chicago, Nashville, Dallas, Midland, Texas and Laredo, Texas. The Shamrock brands serve clients in more than 40 countries and 25 languages.

Founded in 1958 with headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn., Pilot Co. supplies more than 11 billion gallons of fuel per year and has a network of more than 1,000 retail and fueling locations that offer a variety of products and amenities. The Pilot Flying J travel center network includes locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces with more than 680 restaurants, 74,000 truck parking spaces, 5,300 showers and 6,200 diesel lanes. The One9 Fuel Network provides fleets and professional drivers with more places to stop at a variety of fueling locations. Pilot's energy division supplies fuel, diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), bio and renewables and provides hauling and disposal services as the third largest tanker fleet in North America.

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