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Fleet FAQ? Fuel Management

Q. How can WEX assist in keeping my drivers happy?

A. Drivers are often at the backbone of your daily operations, so it’s important to keep them satisfied and loyal to your business, especially given recruitment challenges that appear to be getting tougher. So, companies need every advantage to help drivers overcome challenges and eliminate some of the obstacles out on the road.


One way they can do that, at least in the OTR space, is through innovative, driver-centric payment platforms like EFS Checks and MoneyCodes and EFS SmartFunds. EFS SmartFunds combines the important functions of fuel, cash, and non-fuel purchase management with employee payroll and contractor settlement, creating a single payments solution with robust financial controls.


EFS Checks and MoneyCodes® provide immediate payment or access to cash when your EFS Card isn’t an option. It’s a convenient, simple-to-use solution for emergency needs or simple payments: think roadside services, repairs, lumper fees, purchases made at one of the few out-of-network fuel centers. Because an EFS Check works much like a personal or company check, it has nearly universal acceptance, so it’s a cost-effective way to instantly issue payment or cash – 24 hours a day.

Expert Bio

Answered by : Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

A 27-year fleet professional, Bernie Kavanagh currently serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Large Fleet at WEX Inc. He joined the company in 1996 and his career has been a steady progression of increased sales and marketing responsibility. Kavanagh serves on industry related boards and is a frequent speaker at payment industry conferences focusing on fuel trends and technology in the payment space. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of New Jersey and is an active member of NAFA, AFLA, NCSFA and AALA. Prior to joining WEX, Kavanagh held a number of roles with Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Enterprise Fleet Management.

A 27-year fleet professional, Bernie Kavanagh currently serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Large Fleet at WEX Inc. He joined the company in 1996 and his career has been a steady progression of increased sales and marketing responsibility. Kavanagh serves on industry related boards and is a frequent speaker at payment industry conferences focusing on fuel trends and technology in the payment space. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of New Jersey and is an active member of NAFA, AFLA, NCSFA and AALA. Prior to joining WEX, Kavanagh held a number of roles with Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Enterprise Fleet Management.

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Q. How do partnerships inform future development of the connected car?

A. Partnership has been a core WEX value forever. And some of the legacy partners that we have are evolving, so those partnerships are looking and feeling a little different as everyone continues to evolve their products. We had a discussion with one of our big, long-standing FMC partners, and traditionally it's been supplying cards and fuel management service to their customers. But as they're starting to develop different mobile applications...

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