HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 12, 2005--U.S. Bank Voyager Fleet
Systems has entered into an arrangement with Esso Puerto Rico to
provide its customers with the ability to purchase fuel at
participating Esso sites in Puerto Rico. Under the terms of this
arrangement, Voyager customers will be issued an Esso Fleet Card that
will be accepted at participating Esso retail gas stations located on
the island. Esso will send transactional data to Voyager, and Voyager
will combine these transactions into a single, consolidated billing
statement for fleets using the Voyager system.
"Voyager is pleased to provide this value added service to our
customers," said Michael Oleniczak, vice president of merchant sales
and service at Voyager. "Our relationship with Esso Puerto Rico is
part of our overall strategy to provide solutions for our customers
with vehicles outside the continental United States," said Oleniczak.
Etienne Fraticelli, fleet card coordinator at Esso Puerto Rico,
said, "We are committed to providing quality petroleum products to all
commercial customers. We welcome the opportunity to work with
Voyager's Fleet customers."
Petrolera Caribe is also participating in this program with card
acceptance at its 15 locations in western Puerto Rico.
U.S. Bank Voyager Fleet Systems is a leading provider of the
universal fleet fueling and maintenance card for over 1.5 million
vehicles. Specifically designed to serve the needs of any size fleet,
Voyager issues the Voyager Fleet Card, accepted at over 200,000 retail
locations in all 50 states and provides comprehensive fleet management
information services to commercial businesses and government agencies.
Visit Voyager on the web at usbank.com/voyagerfleet.
Voyager is a wholly owned subsidiary of Minneapolis-based U.S.
Bancorp (NYSE:USB). With assets in excess of $207 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. Bank Media Relations
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
SOURCE: U.S. Bank