Rockgas Signs with PDI Logistics Cloud to Innovate its LPG Operations in New Zealand

The PDI Logistics Cloud International solution will drive real-time visibility and automation for Rockgas across the region

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, January 12, 2022 (Business Wire) – PDI (, a global provider of leading software solutions for the convenience retailer and petroleum wholesaler industries, announced today that Rockgas, a Firstgas Group company and New Zealand’s largest LPG retailer, has chosen PDI Logistics Cloud to transform, innovate, and automate its LPG logistics operations.

PDI Logistics Cloud solves the unique needs of fuel haulers to help them gain visibility and control from the terminal to the pump. With a modern and innovative solution that streamlines logistics workflows and the delivery of actionable insights in real time, PDI Logistics Cloud will allow Rockgas to leverage its existing resources and increase transparency to optimize operational efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance supply chain visibility.

“The first trucks are already in operation using the new system. Soon all our operators will benefit from the comprehensive functionality of PDI Logistics Cloud, such as a focus on preventing LPG runouts, reducing mileage, boosting productivity, maximizing transparency, increasing payload utilization, ensuring compliance, and digitalizing operations,” said Jo Crawford, General Manager, Rockgas.

As part of the deployment, Rockgas has transitioned to a paperless dispatch process, with the PDI solution eliminating the need for printing invoices and other customer communications, which are now being sent digitally and automatically.

“Rockgas has been a PDI customer for over 10 years, and we are excited to renew our relationship with them as they move from a legacy set of solutions to a future-proof, state-of-the-art solution suite,” said Sin Hin Wong, Managing Director and Vice President of Sales APAC, PDI. “PDI will continue to deliver on our commitment to help our customers in New Zealand and the Asia Pacific market with cloud-based solutions that accelerate our customers’ digital journey.”

About PDI Technologies, Inc.

Professional Datasolutions, Inc. is now PDI Technologies, Inc.

With 40 years of industry leadership, PDI Technologies, Inc. resides at the intersection of productivity and sales growth, delivering powerful solutions that serve as the backbone of the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale ecosystem. By “Connecting Convenience” across the globe, we empower businesses to increase productivity, make informed decisions, and engage faster with their customers. From large-scale ERP and logistics operations to loyalty programs and cybersecurity, we’re simplifying the industry supply chain for whatever comes next. Today, we serve over 200,000 locations worldwide with solutions like the Fuel Rewards® program and GasBuddy, two popular brands representing 15 million monthly users. 

About Rockgas
Rockgas is part of Firstgas Group. Their vision is to lead the delivery of New Zealand’s energy in a changing world; and their mission is to safely and reliably deliver energy that’s affordable and accessible to Kiwi families and businesses.

Rockgas is New Zealand’s largest LPG retailer serving over 125,000 customers from nine branches and a network of 27 franchises throughout the north and south Island of New Zealand. It delivers 45kg bottles to homes for gas cooking, heating, and hot water needs, as well as providing LPG tanks for business gas essentials. Rockgas also has a network of more than 180 Refill & Save locations throughout the country. Firstgas Group is right behind helping New Zealand meet net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and is investigating how it can produce or import bioLPG to supply its Rockgas customers in the future.

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