Nashville, TN (May 2005) – Fleet One, LLC announced today that it has renewed and expanded contractual relationships with 3 strategic merchant partners.
Fleet One agreed to a 3-year contract extension with Louisville, Kentucky-based Thorntons Inc, a Fleet One partner since 1998. Thorntons will continue accepting Fleet One Local fuel cards at its 155 convenience store locations in Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Connecticut.
Fleet One and Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, agreed to a 3-year contract extension that allows Fleet One Local and OTR card acceptance at Love’s 100 travel stops & 67 Country Stores locations across the country.
Fleet One and Franklin, Tennessee-based MAPCO Express, Inc agreed to an 18-month contract extension for acceptance of both the Fleet One Local and OTR fuel cards. It also adds the Virginia and Alabama Mapco stores to the network. MAPCO Express Inc. operates 332 locations in an 8 state region.
“Having quality stores such as Thorntons, Love’s, and Mapco helps us to expand our fleet customer base and in turn, grow the fuel marketer’s commercial fuel business,” says Michael Thompson, Fleet One’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Our fuel retailers also benefit from a loyal base of customers who buy products other than fuel at these locations.”
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