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WEX Connect Helps Drivers Find Fuel and Service Stations Available in Their Area Surrounding Winter Storm Jonas and Beyond

Free mobile app has provided critical information to drivers during Hurricane Katrina and other storms

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2016-- WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, today announced a reminder that its mobile app, WEX Connect, is available to help drivers find fuel and service stations in operation in their area surrounding Winter Storm Jonas and beyond. With WEX Connect, drivers can find the most cost effective type of fuel they need, and search for service stations based on brand, distance and service type (e.g., oil change, tire maintenance, transmission checkup, etc.).

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“Winter Storm Jonas requires extra preparedness, and we want to remind East Coast drivers with a smartphone that they can download the free app to have access to information on fuel and service stations that are in operation at their fingertips,” said Peggy Watson, vice president of North America fleet product for WEX. “Several years ago, we developed this innovation to benefit our fleet customers’ bottom line by allowing their drivers to search for and quickly locate their preferred fuel and service stations, which saves time and money. Since then, we’ve seen WEX Connect become a critical resource for all drivers during natural disasters and for everyday use.”

WEX Connect obtains its data from WEX’s proprietary fuel management network, which connects thousands of fuel and service stations across the United States and delivers up-to-date station information.

For winter safe driving tips, visit our blog, WEX Fleet Dispatch: http://www.wexinc.com/wex-fleet/5-winter-driving-safety-tips/

To learn more about WEX Connect and how to download it, visit: http://www.wexinc.com/fleet/drivers-services/wex-connect/

About WEX Inc.

WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) is a leading provider of corporate payment solutions. From its roots in fleet card payments beginning in 1983, WEX has expanded the scope of its business into a multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions representing more than 9 million vehicles and offering exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors. WEX serves a global set of customers and partners through its operations around the world, with offices in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Italy, France,Germany, Norway, and Singapore. WEX and its subsidiaries employ more than 2,000 associates. The Company has been publicly traded since 2005, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “WEX.” For more information, visit www.wexinc.com and follow WEX on Twitter at @WEXIncNews.

Source: WEX Inc.

News media contact:
WEX Inc.
Jessica Roy, 207-523-6763
Jessica.Roy@wexinc.com