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Wright Express Adds Online Payment Feature to WEXOnline(R)

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, March 2, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Wright Express (NYSE: WXS), one of the nation's leading suppliers of fleet cards and fleet card services, has enhanced its Internet-based account management tools with an online payment feature that eliminates the cost of cutting and mailing a check and provides fleet managers a high degree of integration between invoice, payment, account maintenance and other functions.

The implementation of online payment functionality continues to expand company's eCommerce scope, enabling it to deliver an increasing level of technology to its customers. Signing up for Electronic Payment is a quick and easy one-time process with optimal security through encrypted bank account information.

"We are excited by this latest enhancement in functionality not only because it makes a great product even better, but because it has been made possible by an adherence to several key principals that form the basic operating philosophy of Wright Express: we are committed to innovation, we listen to our customers and we deliver the products that help them do their jobs better and more efficiently," said Jim Lyon, Vice President, eCommerce at Wright Express.

Online payment will be available to the company's private label and cobrand partners as well as fleets using its Wright Express Universal Card.

About Wright Express

Wright Express is a leading provider of payment processing and information management services to the U.S. commercial and government vehicle fleet industry. Wright Express provides these services for over 280,000 commercial and government fleets containing more than 3.9 million vehicles. Wright Express markets these services directly as well as through 83strategic relationships, and offers a MasterCard-branded corporate card. The company employs more than 610 people and maintains its headquarters in South Portland, Maine. For more information about Wright Express, please visit http://www.wrightexpress.com .

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