TravelCenters of America LLC has provided a strategic investment in QuikQ LLC, an independent full-service fuel payment solutions provider founded in 2008.

Joined by Love's Travel Stops, the financial support from TravelCenters is expected to help QuikQ continue its growth and expansion in the fuel payments marketplace, where the Tennessee-based company has a nationwide network of more than 3,400 chain and independent merchant locations to serve its customers.

Investments by Love’s and TA enable QuikQ to grow its streamlined approach to building more direct, transparent relationships between merchants and carriers and their payment solutions provider.

QuikQ will continue to operate as an independent company.

QuikQ offers a full suite of payment products, including a fuel payment card; SmartQ, an RFID based card-less system; and Start Code, a card-less payment solution. QuikQ’s fuel payment solutions increase accountability, efficiency and convenience for professional truck drivers.

For fleets and drivers, QuikQ offers Q-Checks, cash advances, payroll cards, a mobile app and more, all designed to better manage transportation-related fuel payment costs. QuikQ’s technology is integrated with the major transportation management systems. For merchants and other parties, QuikQ also offers its RFID hardware and technology, along with private label and co-branded cards.