Tech Firm Teamup

AJB, Toshiba/TDX, FuelLogix, Selective Software form Integrated Petroleum Solutions alliance

WINTER PARK, Fla. -- Five leading suppliers of hardware and software to the convenience retail industry have formed a strategic alliance designed to offer a complete line of technology solutions for retailers and wholesalers. Through the Integrated Petroleum Solutions alliance, AJB Software, Toshiba/TDX, FuelLogix and Selective Software guarantee seamlessly integrated technology solutions for customer transactions, financial reports and more.

Solutions include mobile payments ([email protected]); credit processing; fleet cards; loyalty cards; credit processing switch; EMV chip and PIN; [email protected]; POS software; fuel distribution; bulk fuel; advanced dispatch; equipment maintenance and repair; freight billing; fuel billing; Microsoft Dynamics GP; imaging and staging; rollouts (IMAC); cabling services; maintenance/repair programs; buying and selling hardware; recycling and disposition; global POS hardware manufacturer; custom system design; stage, rollout, deploy; nationwide coverage; backoffice systems; home office exception management reporting; category management price book; managed file transfers; integrated business intelligence; fuel management; data capture; and handhelds.

Integration concerns are one of the biggest problems with technology implementations. The Integrated Petroleum Solutions alliance effectively eliminates this problem by bringing together solutions in a cooperative spirit where retailers can choose a solution for their needs with zero integration concerns.

"Our collective solutions deliver a combination of operational quality and financial value to our clients that compliment AJB's services. We deliver high-quality credit solutions in the retail setting, and we support Integrated Petroleum Solutions. This is the most complete offering of technology available to retailers," said Bohdan Myroniw, director of business development for AJB.

"We are excited to be working with some of the best names in the industry," said Kennon Mullen, vice president of FuelLogix. "Our alliance solves a real industry problem by breaking down the walls previously associated with software integrations. Convenience retail technology finally has solid options for complete POS to financial solutions without being forced to buy one of the one-size-fits-all software systems."

Mississauga, Ontario -basedAJB is a provider of payment integration software solutions. AJB has more than 140 global clients, and its software is used by more than 250,000 point-of-sale (POS) terminals. It allows banks and POS vendors to easily integrate their products with retailers, petroleum and convenience stores. AJB simplifies integration with existing systems; solutions are scalable, multi-channel and platform independent.

Winter Park, Fla.-based FuelLogix delivers complete back office to home office daily reporting, inventory, and pricebook solutions designed for retail and petroleum marketers. It offers automated auditing tools, exception-based operational reporting, document management and user defined dashboards. FuelLogix brands include Agility, iFlex, LoadTrax and FIOS. It provides complete enterprise solutions. FuelLogix focuses on the store backoffice operations, home office, fuel and category management provides retailers with a solution to manage and benchmark business activity.

Markham, Ontario-based TOSHIBA TEC North America manages product planning, marketing, sales, service support and distribution of POS systems, cash registers, scales, barcode printers, peripherals and software information systems throughout North America. As a total solution provider, TOSHIBA TEC offers a complete package from consulting and system design to system installation, operation and maintenance.

Bloomington, Minn.-based TDX Tech, a full-service IT provider, which offers a complete portfolio of services to help design, manage, deploy and support a technology solution. TDX develops customized rollouts, onsite maintenance and asset management solutions as well as provides the direct sale of new or refurbished computer equipment. TDX provides hardware solutions for major hardware manufacturers.

Pittsburgh-based Selective Software provides integrated transportation and accounting solutions using Microsoft's Dynamics Accounting software as a base. Dispatch, fuel tickets, maintenance and repair, costing, fuel taxes, imaging, EDI and management reporting are all offered as a suite of integrated products. Selective Software is a certified Microsoft Business Solutions Developer.