Allstar Business Solutions partners with Applegreen to expand its network by a further 102 fuel sites

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Allstar network now includes all major oil brands

London, 2 November 2020 – Allstar Business Solutions, the UK’s leading fuel management company, has today announced its partnership with major petrol forecourt retailer, Applegreen, that will see another 102 mainland UK fuel sites added to the Allstar network. Allstar fuel cards will now be accepted at all of Applegreen’s mainland UK locations from this month.

The move further strengthens Allstar’s position as the UK’s largest fuel card network. What’s more, with more than 7,700 conveniently located sites, equating to more than 90% fuel site coverage across the UK, Allstar will continue to offer maximum choice and convenience to its customers.

Applegreen, is a convenience food and beverage retailer and operator of petrol forecourts and motorway service areas with a major presence in the Republic of Ireland, the UK, and the USA. As of 2019, the business operated nearly 500 forecourt sites across these countries.

Paul Holland, Managing Director of UK Fuel at FLEETCOR UK, said: “As part of our ongoing commitment to maintain our market leading fuel card position, we are delighted to announce this partnership with Applegreen.”

He added: “We aim to provide the best service and value, so our customers benefit from the greatest amount of convenience and cost savings when operating their fleets. As the UK’s largest fuel card network, the addition of Applegreen sites further strengthens our fuel network coverage and overall customer offering.”

Paul Davies, Head of Commercial Fuels UK at Applegreen, added: “We’re thrilled to partner with Allstar Business Solutions and contribute to the company’s ever-growing network. As we are all recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and getting back on the road, it is as important as ever for fuel card providers and fuel sites to offer fleets the right mix of solutions that keep them fuelled up on the road and in control of their budgets.”

To find out more about the Allstar network or its fuel cards, visit: www.allstarcard.co.uk

To find out more about Allstar’s site locator tool, please visit: www.allstarcard.co.uk/tools/site-locator

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About Allstar Business Solutions Limited
Allstar Business Solutions is the UK’s market leading business and fuel expenses card provider, with over 40 years expertise. Accepted at over 90% of fuel sites across the UK, it has over 1.1 million cards in circulation across 38,000 businesses, giving drivers access to fuel spend across supermarkets, major oil companies and motorway fuel stops. The network encompasses around 7,700 sites nationwide.

For more information, please visit: www.allstarcard.co.uk

About FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. 

FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. is a leading global provider of commercial payment solutions. The company helps businesses of all sizes better control, simplify and secure payment of their fuel, toll, lodging and general payables. With its proprietary payment networks, FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. provides affiliated merchants with incremental sales and loyalty. FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. serves businesses, partners and merchants in North America, Latin America, Europe and Australasia. For more information, visit fleetcor.com.  

About Applegreen

Applegreen plc is a convenience food and beverage retailer and operator of petrol forecourts and motorway service areas with a major presence in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom and the USA. The Group has 483 sites as at 30 June 2019, across the Republic of Ireland (199 sites), United Kingdom (114 sites) and United States (121 sites) and has 11,000 employees.

The Group is focused on acquiring and developing new Service Area and Petrol Filling Station sites in each of the three markets in which it operates.

The Group offers a distinctive convenience retail offering with three key elements:

  • A “low fuel prices, always” price promise to drive footfall to the stores;
  • A “Better Value Always” tailored retail offer; and
  • A strong food and beverage focus aiming to offer premium products and service to the customer.

In addition to its own proprietary Bakewell brand, the Group enjoys established partnerships with a portfolio of high quality international brands. Following the Welcome Break acquisition, new brand partners include Starbucks, Waitrose, WH Smith, KFC, Pizza Express, Harry Ramsden and the Ramada and Days Inn hotel brands. These are in addition to existing brands including Burger King, Subway, Costa Coffee, Greggs, Lavazza, Chopstix, Freshii and 7-Eleven, some of which also have an existing presence on the Welcome Break network.

Applegreen is the number one motorway service area operator in the Republic of Ireland and the number two motorway service area operator in the United Kingdom via the Welcome Break brand. For more information, please visit: https://www.applegreenstores.com/corporate/

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