Truck Stop Fueling RFID Product Receives Honors - Volume, sustainability and industry impact separates QuikQ from the rest
QuikQ, LLC, creators of the SmartQ™ cardless fueling system and DFConnect™ transaction software, today announced it has been awarded North American VAR Partner of the Year by Impinj, Inc., the world’s leading provider of UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.
“The rapid growth of QuikQ and sheer volume of Speedway® RFID reader deployments in 2012 is outstanding,” said Scott Medford, Senior VP of Sales for Impinj. “Their successful deployments, dedication to customer success, and ability to deliver a truly ‘industry transforming’ technology made QuikQ the clear choice for our North American VAR Partner of the Year award.”
Industry veteran, Ernie Betancourt, founded QuikQ in November 2009. Former CEO of Innovative Computing Corporation and lead founder of Trendar Corporation, Betancourt has earned a reputation for introducing revolutionary solutions to the commercial vehicle industry.
“Creating software solutions for carriers and truck stops is what QuikQ is all about and having committed partnerships with best-of-breed technology providers like Impinj is vital to our success,” stated Betancourt, founder and CEO of QuikQ. “It was a pleasant surprise and honor to have been selected for this award by a such an innovative and world leading provider of RFID technology.”
The SmartQ system is a cardless fueling program that uses RFID technology to initiate transactions at the fuel island instead of requiring the presence of a card to facilitate the process. SmartQ is a faster and more efficient way for commercial vehicle drivers to fuel while also reducing fraudulent transactions and streamlining the entire fuel purchasing process. Over 1,000 SmartQ systems utilizing the Impinj Speedway Revolution RFID Readers have been installed at truck stops and travel centers nationwide.
QuikQ is a privately held software development company based in Franklin, Tennessee dedicated to creating innovative solutions connecting motor carriers and truck stops. www.quikq.com
Impinj is the leading provider of ultra-high frequency (UHF) radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions used to identify, locate, and authenticate items. Impinj RFID products are the world’s most comprehensive and widely adopted; they include tag chips, reader chips, fixed readers, software, and innovations that support complete system solutions. www.impinj.com.