HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 13, 2004--U.S. Bank Voyager Fleet
Systems Inc. announced today that it was recently selected to provide
a private label fleet card to ConocoPhillips, the nation's third
largest integrated energy company.
The ConocoPhillips Fleet Card will allow customers to purchase
fuel at more than 14,000 Phillips 66, Conoco and 76 branded stations
nationwide, as well as charge maintenance services at 35,000
locations, in all 50 states.
The new card provides unprecedented control of all fleet fuel and
maintenance expenses in one convenient and flexible program.
ConocoPhillips' customers will have the ability to customize the
program to align with their business needs and the expediency of
managing their account online, 24-hour account access and the
convenience and savings of pay-at-the-pump capabilities.
"We are delighted to have been selected by ConocoPhillips to
provide our unsurpassed fleet card capabilities," said Michael
Oleniczak, vice president, U.S. Bank Voyager Merchant Sales and
Service. "They are a very large, well-known and well-respected
petroleum brand and great strategic partner for Voyager."
"U.S. Bank Voyager has demonstrated its dedication and commitment
by helping us combine three separate fleet programs into one quality
program," said Mark Harper, president, ConocoPhillips U.S. Marketing.
"To date, the switch to the new card has proven effective, generating
a high number of new cardholder applications."
Harper said that meeting the needs of customers figured heavily in
ConocoPhillips' selection and implementation of the ConocoPhillips
Fleet Card. The company conducted internal and external research and
utilized multiple forms of communications, such as direct mail,
point-of-purchase, electronic and telephone, in launching the new card
across the country.
U.S. Bank Voyager Fleet Systems Inc. is a leading provider of
universal fleet fueling and maintenance cards for more than 1.3
million vehicles. Visit Voyager on the web at
Voyager is a wholly owned subsidiary of Minneapolis-based U.S.
Bancorp (NYSE:USB). With assets in excess of $192 billion, U.S.
Bancorp is the 6th largest financial services holding company in the
United States. U.S. Bancorp is home of the Five Star Service
Guarantee, which assures customers of certain key banking benefits and
services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience. Visit U.S.
Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bancorp Media Relations
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
Corporate Payment Systems
Dan Endy, 612-973-6901
SOURCE: U.S. Bank Voyager Fleet Systems Inc.