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Pacific Pride Renews Long-Term Franchise Agreement with J.E. Clark II Corp. to Provide First-Class Fueling Facilities to Customers
15-Year California Franchise Upgrades Fueling Locations to Meet Customers' Needs
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, Oct 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pacific Pride Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Wright Express Corporation (NYSE:WXS), today announced a franchise renewal with J.E. Clark II Corp. Coinciding with the renewal, J.E. Clark has upgraded its facility with new equipment and high speed diesel for commercial trucking customers. The upgraded fueling facilities include a "contractors' island" with regular gasoline and clear and red diesel for farm and construction customers, as well as a "gasoline island" with regular and premium unleaded gasoline, to better suit customers' fueling needs.
"J.E. Clark II Corp. has been a Pacific Pride franchisee for 15 years, we are thrilled that the company decided to continue our existing relationship to achieve its goal of servicing and attracting commercial fueling customers through fleet card programs, first-class fueling facilities and improved convenience for its drivers," said Gregory D. Iverson, President of Pacific Pride Services.
Additionally, all fuel "islands" now each have their own fuel card readers and canopy-covered sites to make fueling more convenient and secure.
"According to our customers, we have achieved our goals towards meeting their needs, and we have heard nothing but compliments about the new equipment, canopies and lighting," said Nancy Anderson, Corporate Treasurer at J.E. Clark II Corp.
About Wright Express and Pacific Pride
Wright Express Corporation (NYSE:WXS) is a leading provider of value-based, business payment processing and information management solutions. The company's fleet, corporate and prepaid payment solutions provide its more than 350,000 customers with unparalleled security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors. The company's subsidiaries include Wright Express Financial Services, Pacific Pride and Wright Express International, including Wright Express Prepaid Cards Australia and Wright Express Fuel Cards Australia. Wright Express and its subsidiaries employ more than 850 associates in six countries.
Pacific Pride, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wright Express, is an independent fuel distributor franchisee network. For more information, please visit http://pacificpride.com.
SOURCE: Wright Express Corporation
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