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Wright Express and MAPCO Join to Deliver Fleet Advantage Proprietary and Universal Card Program
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, Apr 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Wright Express Corporation (NYSE: WXS), a leading provider of value-based business payment processing and information management solutions, and MAPCO Express, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delek US Holdings, Inc. and one of the largest company-operated convenience store chains in the United States, today announced a joint partnership to promote the proprietary Fleet Advantage Card and Universal Fleet Advantage Card Program.
The Fleet Advantage Card will allow customers to fuel exclusively at MAPCO brand locations across the Southeast. Alternatively, customers may choose the Fleet Advantage Universal Card with acceptance at 90% of retail fuel locations, and an optional 45,000 service centers nationwide where Wright Express is accepted.
"We feel assured that Wright Express' experience in the industry along with their expertise in customer service and satisfaction will bring added ease to the Fleet Advantage customer base. We feel confident in entering a partnership with experts in the field," said Alan Fox, vice president MAPCO Fleet Advantage.
MAPCO Express, Inc. operates hundreds of locations across the Southeast under a variety of brands including MAPCO Mart, Delta Express, Discount Food Mart, MAPCO Express, East Coast, Fast Food and Fuel and Favorite Markets.
"We are pleased to enter a partnership with MAPCO Express, Inc.," said David D. Maxsimic, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Wright Express. "MAPCO is committed to making fueling easy and adding the Fleet Advantage Card and the Universal Fleet Advantage Card will add another level of convenience for MAPCO's customers."
About Wright Express
Wright Express (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 operations include Wright Express Financial Services, Pacific Pride, Wright Express Prepaid Cards Australia and Wright Express Fuel Cards Australia. Wright Express and its subsidiaries employ more than 900 associates in six countries. For more information about Wright Express, please visit wrightexpress.com.
About MAPCO Express, Inc.
MAPCO Express, Inc., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delek US Holdings, Inc. With headquarters in Brentwood, Tenn., Delek US operates 370 convenience stores in seven states under the MAPCO Express(R), MAPCO Mart(R), East Coast(R), Discount Food Mart(TM), Fast Food and Fuel(TM), Delta Express(R), and Favorite Markets(R) brand names. It is one of the largest company-operated convenience store chains in the United States, and a leading C-store operator in the Southeast. More than half of the retail segment's store locations are in Tennessee, and the Company owns the real estate of more than half of the stores it operates. For more information about MAPCO Fleet, Inc. please visit http://www.fleet-advantage.com
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