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Everybody in business understands the importance of reconciliation. In the fuel business, handling a highly regulated product with such a big price tag (especially compared to its razor-thin margin) leaves no room for speculation and unaccounted for volumes of fuel. For operators moving large volumes, even small discrepancies can quickly amount to big losses if left undiscovered. And they can potentially even create unwanted attention from regulatory authorities. Regulations and bottom line aside, accurate and timely reconciliation streamlines your billing process and tends to increase customer satisfaction. When your books are pristine, your outbound invoices are correct—and no one has wonder whether you accurately billed for what you delivered, including you. Despite its high priority among the numerous business operations that you perform daily, reconciliation should not be a significant burden. In most cases, your calculations do add up and no special handling is required. So, why would you devote valuable labor resources to perform a repetitive and tedious task that you could easily automate with the right technology? By streamlining and consolidating manual processes such as reconciliation, you can reduce your back-office burden and reallocate valuable staff time and resources into growing your business. Automatic reconciliation within a comprehensive ERP system frees up valuable resources Relying on manual daily paperwork processes leaves too much room for error. To drive business growth, you need to work smarter, not harder. Automatic reconciliation can save a considerable amount of time and provide one version of the truth at your fingertips. Like other petroleum marketers who have modernized their technology stack, you can rely on comprehensive financial information and inventory management software to automate your fuel business and ensure accuracy all the way from order generation to dispatch and delivery. The numbers speak for themselves. Picture a business with 60 locations that imports, updates, processes, and bills for more than 15,000 transactions every day across multiple commercial fueling accounts. Now imagine a situation where this business eliminates manual processes, automates the process for reconciling and paying invoices, and matches daily data to bank information with an automated cash management system. The result is an annual savings in the six-figure dollar amount. Only you don’t have to imagine, because this is already a reality for many businesses. Reconciliation of your planning and dispatch system reduces burden for your staff In case you also distribute the fuel you sell, depending on the sophistication of your…