ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 15, 2012--
FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT) announced today that The Pantry
has renewed its commercial fleet card contract with FleetCor. FleetCor
has been managing The Pantry’s fleet card portfolio for over 10 years.
The Pantry and FleetCor will continue to work together to expand its
commercial card program to complement their leading convenience store
chain (Kangaroo Express) in the southeastern United States.
“The Pantry has been very progressive in seeing the value of attracting
business customers to their locations – which buy 3X in fuel and C-store
items above the average consumer customer, ” says Bill Schmit, President
of FleetCor’s North American Private Label Division. “FleetCor’s
business is driven by creative leadership, and our long-term
relationship with The Pantry helps us develop insights from working with
a leader in the North American Petroleum Marketer industry.”
“Over the course of our relationship, FleetCor has been flexible and
innovative in providing new products, services and programs to help The
Pantry grow commercial business through our retail stores,” added Keith
Bell, Senior Vice President for The Pantry, “and we are delighted to
continue the relationship.”
About The Pantry
Headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, The Pantry, Inc. is the leading
independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern
United States and one of the largest independently operated convenience
store chains in the country. As of January, 2012, the Company operated
1,620 stores in thirteen states under select banners, including Kangaroo
Express®, its primary operating banner. The Pantry's stores offer a
broad selection of merchandise, as well as gasoline and other ancillary
services designed to appeal to the convenience needs of its customers.
FleetCor is a leading global provider of fuel cards and specialized
payment products to businesses. FleetCor’s payment programs enable
businesses to better control employee spending and provide
card-accepting merchants with a high volume customer base that can
increase their sales and customer loyalty. FleetCor serves commercial
accounts in North America, Latin America, and Europe. For more
information, please visit http://www.fleetcor.com.
Source: FleetCor Technologies, Inc.