SAN ANTONIO – E.J. Ward, Inc. (Ward) will celebrate 35 years of innovation in fleet asset management throughout 2009.  Founded in San Antonio in July 1974 by Eddie Ward, Ward has continued to provide the fleet industry with fleet asset management solutions including fuel management, vehicle tracking, and tire pressure management.

What started out 35 years ago as a critical solution to the City of San Antonio's need to control its fuel management has since resulted in a premier fleet asset management company recognized for its quality, support and technical innovation, according to Ward. Today, Ward's fleet asset solutions encompass numerous markets throughout North America. 

"I am extremely proud of what we have accomplished over the last four decades.  It is a remarkable accomplishment to celebrate 35 years of serving the needs of fleets. We could not have done it without our employees and customers. They are the reason we have been able to develop the most advanced fleet solutions backed by world class 24/7 customer service," said Eddie Ward, founder and chief executive officer.

Ward plans numerous celebratory special events throughout 2009 in recognition of Ward's commitment to its customers and employees. In recognition of Ward's 35 years in fleet management Ward has also developed a special commemorative logo.

"We know the key to our longevity is focusing on continual product innovation, successfully meeting the needs of our fleet customers while maintaining world-class client service. Since our earliest days, we have consistently focused on providing our customers with the most reliable and advanced fleet management products possible. We remain committed to this goal as we continue to expand our product offering and we look forward to serving the needs of the fleet industry for another 35 years," said Ward.