Pinnacle's Retail Fuel suite closes the loop between executive management, major oil supply, back office accounting, dispatching/fuel buying and petroleum transport drivers, and your retail fuel operations. Tightly integrated processes ensure you have the tools to efficiently navigate the rapidly evolving retail fuel market by providing you with accurate and timely inventory, financial, and operations reporting. Pinnacle’s Retail Fuel suite coupled with Pinnacle’s Retail C-Store suite provides you with a complete set of tools to manage fuel and merchandise aspects of the business with one integrated solution.
Fuel Inventory– Automate the complete fuel inventory management process, from terminal transport delivery, to bulk storage, to retail distribution, retail inventory management, inventory investment, and environmental reporting.
Payables– Automate and ensure that invoices are paid correctly based on multiple metrics: supplier contracts discounts, terms, bills of lading, deliveries, and dispatch.
Tax Data Export – The Tax Data Export feature in Fuel Smart efficiently captures and accurately exports the petroleum related taxes in a generic text file that can be used to report taxes to individual states and agencies.
Smart Buy– The best available delivered fuel pricing system in the industry. Customizable search parameters for unbranded and branded product that takes into account supplier credit and terminal allocation, as well as freight costs and time in route.
Business Intelligence– Executive decision making tools at your fingertips. Get fuel sales data at item level, market basket analysis, and profitability trends. Get real-time access via web browser, or have remote reports pushed out to email or mobile devices – scheduled reports, exception reports, and dynamic dashboards.
Financials– Get full integration to Microsoft’s® GP™ GL, AR, and Inventory solutions, an accounting solution used by tens of thousands of companies world-wide. Pinnacle’s solutions, with integration to this powerful accounting platform, provide a complete solution to address the financial nuances of c-store, truck stop, airport FBO, and petroleum marketing operations.
Real-Time Tank Inventory Monitoring / "Just-in-Time" Fuel Inventory Management – Reduce your excess fuel inventories and maintain an economical “just-in-time” fuel inventory program. Get real-time fuel inventory information in an easy to ready format, allowing you to quickly discern your current inventory status. With a simple glance, dispatchers or fuel buyers that are responsible for replenishment, load scheduling and delivery, and tracking fuel at multiple locations can determine which locations require prompt attention.
Real-Time BOL Capture– Capture bill of lading and delivery information sooner rather than later. System enables company drivers and common carrier drivers to make informed decisions at the product terminal when original dispatch plans go awry. Accurately captures and correlates split deliveries/splash blending to common BOLs and automates and imports delivery information into back office accounting system.
Whitepaper: Cardlock Fuel SalesDue to the fact that the fuel market is such a competitive space, retailers are constantly trying to find a competitive edge. Fuel is a big part of everyday living. For most people, fuel just means getting from point A to point B. But for retailers, fuel means much more: deliveries, inventory, sales, competitive pricing, etc. Without a stable software solution, fuel to retailers would be a nightmare...LOG IN or REGISTER to read full Whitepaper now!
Client Success Story: WSCO - EPM™
Fuel executives were manually entering in margin, gallons and cents per gallon values into an Excel spreadsheet in order to be able to produce a report that would allow them to view reporting for Gallons and Cents per Gallon. There was also a challenge of being able to determine the daily margin values for Retail and Consigned Cents per Gallon...
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