MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 7, 2014--
WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) today announced the signing of a new company-wide
deal with Australia’s leading transport fuel supplier and convenience
retailer, Caltex Australia, to accept the Wright Express fuel card.
Wright Express Australia, a subsidiary of WEX Inc., has finalised a deal
with Caltex Australia to build on the Wright Express Motorpass and
Motorcharge fuel cards’ reputation as the most widely accepted fuel card
in Australia. While the cards were already accepted at a number of
Caltex sites, this new deal will mean acceptance will broaden to all
Caltex’s company-operated and many of Caltex’s franchise and reseller
Caltex is Australia’s leading transport fuel supplier and convenience
retailer with an established footprint throughout the country.
“I am delighted to be able to build on the leading fuel card acceptance
we offer in the Australian market with Caltex,” said David Maxsimic, WEX
president, international. “Australia is a geographically dispersed
country which makes Caltex’s national footprint an important component
of our go-to-market offering in the country.”
“We are very pleased to welcome Motorpass and Motorcharge card holders
to our sites,” said Michael Ridley-Smith, Caltex’s national manager,
marketing services. “We are confident these cardholders will enjoy the
services provided by our sites and the sites operated by our franchisees
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 7.6 million
cardholders and offering exceptional payment security and control across
a wide spectrum of business sectors. The Company’s operations include
WEX Bank, Fleet One, Pacific Pride, rapid! PayCard, Wright Express
Australia, Wright Express New Zealand and CorporatePay Limited, England,
as well as a majority equity position in UNIK S.A., Brazil. WEX and its
subsidiaries employ more than 1,400 associates. For more information
about WEX, please visit http://www.wexinc.com.
About Wright Express Australia
Wright Express Australia, a subsidiary of WEX Inc., helps companies
across a wide spectrum of industries around the globe grow its
businesses by delivering powerful fleet, prepaid and corporate payment
solutions, transaction processing and information management programs.
For further information please visit www.wrightexpress.com.au.
Source: WEX Inc.
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