SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine --- Safeway Inc, one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, announced it will begin accepting the Wright Express card for fuel purchases at the pump. Safeway has a network of more than 290 fuel sites across the U.S., including Vons in southern California, Randalls and Tom Thumb in Texas, Carrs in Alaska and Dominick's in Illinois. Wright Express Corp. is a leading provider of payment processing and information management services to the fleet industry. "We are excited to team with Wright Express to make the convenience of our fueling sites available to their fleets throughout our region," said Joe Pettus, senior vice president of fuel and energy at Safeway. "Wright Express is pleased to offer our customers the option of fueling at Safeway sites," added Michael Dubyak, president and CEO of Wright Express. "Safeway is one of the largest and most popular fuel retailers in the Pacific Northwest and is a great addition to our network."

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