COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- PriceAdvantage, a division of Skyline Products, and PDI have announced that they have created an automated interface to provide joint customers with a near real-time export of fuel volumes from PDI Enterprise into PriceAdvantage's analytics engine.
PDI Enterprise's near real-time volume exports into PriceAdvantage analysis provide fuel analysts with immediate quantification of their gallons-sold versus target, allowing them to make immediate course corrections to align to their pricing strategy.
PDI/Enterprise is a complete network-centric software system that enables convenience, foodservice and wholesale petroleum operators to do business electronically. Built using decades of industry experience, design input from more than 250 customers, and the latest Microsoft.NET technology, PDI/Enterprise spans the home-office, warehouses, backoffice and mobile applications.
PriceAdvantage is a highly specialized retail fuel pricing solution for the convenience store industry, designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of a retailer's pricing process. PriceAdvantage provides automation for the entire fuel pricing process, from collection of competitive surveys, to efficient and detailed analysis for best price determination, to rapid speed-to-the-street price change execution. The solution offers the ability to change prices immediately at the point of sale (POS), fuel pumps and electronic price signs from the centralized headquarters location with one click.
"We love when PDI Enterprise customers can extend the use of their data. PriceAdvantage offers a visualization tool for a fuel analyst to measure the near real-time impact and performance of their pricing decisions," said Greg Gilkerson, president of PDI. "The PriceAdvantage team is exceptional and we are excited to be working with them."
Aaron McHugh, head of the PriceAdvantage division, added, "PDI provides the most accurate data integrity in the industry, and we are proud to be working with Greg and his team."
Temple, Texas-based PDI provides software, hardware and professional services to convenience retailers and wholesale petroleum marketers. Worldwide, approximately 350 companies and more than 24,000 retail locations use PDI's systems for retail automation, fuel and warehouse management, business intelligence and financial management.
PriceAdvantage is a leading provider of fuel price management solutions to the c-store industry. Its solutions allow fuel retailers to collect competitive data, determine optimized fuel pricing and automate price changes at the POS, fuel pump and electronic price signs, creating a streamlined, closed-loop fuel pricing process. Colorado Springs, Colo.-based Skyline Products is a leading developer, manufacturer and provider of fuel pricing and central control software, electronic price displays and dynamic message signs to the fuels, transportation and government vertical segments in North America.