Leading Charlotte-based retail petroleum marketer and wholesale distributor implements TelaFuel to manage fuel marketing and replenishment operations
LOUISVILLE, KY, -- Aug. 15 -- TelaPoint, Inc., a leading Internet supply chain software provider for the Convenience Store and Petroleum industry, announced today that Carolina Petroleum Distributors, Inc. has implemented its TelaFuel(TM) Internet software solution to streamline and manage its fuel marketing and transportation scheduling processes. Carolina Petroleum is using TelaFuel, a browser-based application suite, to improve management of fuel replenishment operations serving all of its high-volume Petro Express retail sites and more than two thousand wholesale delivery locations throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. With TelaFuel, Carolina Petroleum is electronically processing customer fuel orders and optimizing transportation scheduling, resulting in lower costs, enhanced customer service, improved fleet utilization and greater administrative efficiency.
"Our decision to implement TelaPoint`s Internet supply chain solution is a key component of our ongoing strategy to optimize efficiencies across our retail and wholesale petroleum marketing operation to better serve our customers," said Alan Erquitt, Carolina Petroleum Distributors General Manager. "TelaFuel is helping us to significantly reduce the manual labor and paper needed to operate our business."
"TelaPoint is proud to be a partner with Carolina Petroleum Distributors and is committed to assisting them in achieving their petroleum marketing and fleet optimization objectives." said TelaPoint`s President, Mike Dahlem. "Leading retail and wholesale marketers such as Carolina Petroleum clearly recognize the enormous potential to increase business process efficiencies, trim costs and to develop and enhance relationships with new and existing customers."
TelaFuel is an Internet supply chain software solution that includes Smart Replenishment(TM), Smart Buying(TM) and Smart Invoicing(TM). The TelaFuel solution helps companies realize fewer communication errors with transportation partners, lower fuel inventory and replenishment costs, make better fuel purchasing and pricing decisions, and streamline fuel invoice reconciliation.
All TelaPoint(TM) customers have secure access through browser-based software applications allowing for timely and accurate communication with their authorized trading partners. TelaPoint`s Internet services extend and redefine interaction and collaboration between trading partners in the Convenience Store and Petroleum supply chains.
About Carolina Petroleum Distributors, Inc.
Carolina Petroleum Distributors, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, owns and operates more than sixty high-volume retail convenience stores under the Petro Express brand in North Carolina and South Carolina. In addition, CPD is recognized as one of the region`s top wholesale providers by many in the petroleum industry. CPD offers a variety of petroleum products including all blends of gasoline, diesel fuels, racing gas and other petroleum industry products through out the Southeastern United States.
Carolina Petroleum Distributors is a privately held organization with the belief that personal ownership drives results, responds quickly to industry changes and delivers for the customer a product and service that represents the highest standards of quality.
About TelaPoint, Inc.
TelaPoint, Inc. is the first Internet platform software company to provide business-to-business applications focused exclusively on the Convenience Store and Petroleum industry. The TelaPoint application suite enables convenience stores and fuel outlets to improve the efficiency of their fuel replenishment, buying and administrative operations. Founded in February 1999, TelaPoint is a privately held company headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
Additional information on TelaPoint is available via the Internet at http://www.telapoint.com/ or through email at email@example.com. TelaPoint, TelaFuel, Smart Replenishment, Smart Buying, Smart Invoicing, and the TelaPoint logo are trademarks of TelaPoint, Incorporated. All rights reserved. All other company and product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated and are acknowledged.