Pacific Pride Renews Long-Term Franchise Agreement with J.E. Clark

California franchise upgrades fueling locations to meet customer needs

South Portland, ME—Oct. 11, 2011—Pacific Pride Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Wright Express Corp.,  announced a franchise renewal with J.E. Clark II Corp.

Coinciding with the renewal, J.E. Clark has upgraded its facility with new equipment and high speed diesel for commercial trucking customers. The upgraded fueling facilities include a "contractors' island" with regular gasoline and clear and red diesel for farm and construction customers, as well as a "gasoline island" with regular and premium unleaded gasoline, to better suit customers' fueling needs.

"J.E. Clark II Corp. has been a Pacific Pride franchisee for 15 years, we are thrilled that the company decided to continue our existing relationship to achieve its goal of servicing and attracting commercial fueling customers through fleet card programs, first-class fueling facilities and improved convenience for its drivers," said Gregory D. Iverson, President of Pacific Pride Services.

Additionally, all fuel "islands" each now have their own fuel card readers and canopy-covered sites to make fueling more convenient and secure.

"According to our customers, we have achieved our goals towards meeting their needs, and we have heard nothing but compliments about the new equipment, canopies and lighting," said Nancy Anderson, Corporate Treasurer at J.E. Clark II Corp.

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