WEX Connects With Acumera
Deal facilitates end-to-end fuel supply chain
Published in CSP Daily News
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine -- WEX Inc., a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, has announced that Acumera will be supplying services to help improve network connection reliability and affordability for WEX Fuel Management customers.
WEX Fuel Management is one of the nation's leading solution for fuel wholesalers, retailers, fleets with onsite or bulk fuel and those buying fuel on the road. The new relationship between WEX and Acumera will provide an end-to-end fuel supply chain solution that includes connectivity to WEX Fuel Management's customers.
Services provided by Acumera will generate a lower cost and simpler connectivity option than a traditional network with automatic tank gauge connectivity, virtually eliminating the need for dial-up modem connections that can be costly and unreliable.
The association between WEX and Acumera reflects the commitment by the two companies to provide every customer with highly integrated services.
"Our partnership with Acumera enables our customers to establish and maintain, with a high degree of integrity, the communications required to fulfill their fuel inventory and replenishment," said Tom Wagner, executive director of WEX Fuel Management.
Founded in 2002, Acumera provides Trusted Connection Services to multi-site merchants, specializing in the reduction of problems caused by network management and security issues. Acumera actively manages their networks and provides visibility and remote management capability. Acumera gets customers' stores, network clients and devices securely connected and keep them connected. In addition to network status, merchants have real-time insight into key operational measures, such as fuel inventory levels and environmental and food safety temperatures.
South Portland, Maine-based 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 7.4 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 Ltd., England, as well as a majority equity position in UNIK SA, Brazil.