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DataJun 23, 2014

Comdata and Credera’s Business Intelligence Collaboration Receives TDWI 2014 Best Practices Award

Credera Team

Comdata has been recognized as a 2014 Best Practice Award Winner in the Right-Time Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics category for its FleetAdvance solution by The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI), the premier provider of in-depth, high-quality education and training BI and data warehousing.

Comdata built FleetAdvance to enable commercial transportation fleets to make smarter fueling decisions by analyzing the quality of a fueling transaction against other alternatives. FleetAdvance utilizes real-time transaction data to provide simple, actionable information the moment fuel purchases occur through real-time dashboards and scorecards, analytical views of historical performance, and route planning tools. The solution empowers fleet companies to optimize routes, better manage fuel costs, and make smarter purchasing decisions.

“FleetAdvance demonstrates our commitment to payment innovation in the fleet industry, providing additional value to what is already one of the most trusted fuel transaction,” says Randy Morgan, Executive Vice President – Managing Director, Fleet Commercial Payments for Comdata.

“We are thrilled the TDWI panel of judges recognized Comdata for setting a new standard in Right-Time BI and Analytics,” said Scott Covington, Partner and Vice President, Credera. “Credera is grateful for our partnership with Comdata and the collaborative efforts taken to build an industry-leading solution.”

Comdata recognized an opportunity to provide their customer competitive advantage through analytics. The FleetAdvance platform is encouraging a different way of thinking about fuel management and it changes the game for all types of fleet companies.

“Credera is grateful for our strategic partnership with Comdata,” said Covington. “Together, our teams are having fun building innovative industry-first business solutions that drive significant value for customers.”

TDWI’s Best Practices Awards program identifies and honors companies that demonstrate excellence in developing, deploying, and maintaining Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing applications. Companies and sponsoring solution providers from diverse industries across the U.S. submitted entries that were judged in a variety of categories. The nominated solutions were evaluated based on business impact, maturity, innovation, and relevance.

The Best Practices Awards winners will be honored at the TDWI World Conference, which will take place July 20 – 25, 2014 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel and Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA.

About Comdata

Comdata is a leading business-to-business provider of innovative electronic payment solutions. As an issuer and a processor, Comdata provides fleet, corporate payment, healthcare, virtual card, and prepaid solutions to over 20,000 customers. Comdata’s SVS division is a global gift card and loyalty innovator that manages over 600 million cards and processes over 1 billion transactions from over 45 countries and in 26 currencies worldwide every year. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee with more than 1,200 employees globally, Comdata enables over $54 billion in payment volume annually. Comdata is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ceridian LLC. For more information about Comdata solutions, call 1-800-266-3282.

About Credera

Credera is a full-service management consulting and technology solution firm. Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies to emerging industry leaders. We provide expert, objective advice to achieve industry-changing business and technology vision. Our deep capabilities in strategy, organization, process, analytics, and technology help our clients improve their performance. Clients depend on our ability to anticipate, recognize, and address their specific needs. Founded in 1999, Credera is headquartered in Dallas, TX and hosts offices in Houston and Denver. More information is available at www.credera.com.

About TDWI

TDWI, a division of 1105 Media, Inc., is the premier provider of in-depth, high-quality education and research in the business intelligence and data warehousing industry. TDWI is dedicated to educating business and information technology professionals about the best practices, strategies, techniques, and tools required to successfully design, build, maintain, and enhance business intelligence and data warehousing solutions. TDWI also fosters the advancement of business intelligence and data warehousing research and contributes to knowledge transfer and the professional development of its members. TDWI offers a worldwide membership program, five major educational conferences, topical educational seminars, role-based training, on-site courses, certification, solution provider partnerships, an awards program for best practices, live Webinars, resourceful publications, and an in-depth research program. For more information, visit tdwi.org or follow us on Twitter @TDWI.