Imperial Joins EFS Merchant Network

Customized payment solutions provider forges deal with oil company

Published in CSP Daily News

CALGARY, Alberta -- Imperial Oil has formed a merchant partnership with Nashville, Tenn.-based Electronic Funds Source LLC (EFS), a leader in customized payment solutions. EFS customers will now have the opportunity to buy fuel at Imperial Oil locations across Canada.

"We're excited about the partnership and the ability to bring the quality and value associated with the Imperial Oil brand to EFS customers," said Bill Davies of Imperial Oil.

"The addition of the Imperial Oil brand adds 89 convenient locations for EFS customers to purchase high-quality fuel across Canada," said Karl Kelley, senior vice president of merchant services for EFS. "We are committed to having the largest network in North America in order to best service our customers and adding the Imperial Oil locations makes our product and network that much stronger."

EFS's payment solutions are designed specifically to meet the dynamic and competitive needs of the transportation industry. Serving the industry for 50 years, EFS brings unparalleled service, customer-driven innovation, and the latest technologies to make the industry better. Its portfolio includes a suite of private-label cards; cardless technology solutions; money transfer solutions; payroll distribution solutions; and intelligent, real-time analytics to improve bottom line performance. Led by industry experts, EFS maintains its commitment to bettering the industry by developing new technology to deliver smarter payments, providing our customers with better financial controls.

Calgary, Alberta-based Imperial Oil is one of Canada's largest corporations and leading member of the country's petroleum industry. The company is a major producer of crude oil and natural gas, Canada largest petroleum refiner, a key petrochemical producer and a leading marketer with coast-to-coast supply and Esso  retail gas station networks.