September 12, 2011

Douglass Distribution to be More Responsive to Market Landscape with Pricenet from KSS FUels

2011, PR, Florham Park

Florham Park, NJ - September 12, 2011

KSS Fuels today announced that Douglass Distributing will be employing PriceNet and PriceNet Mobile across their sites in Texas, under the Lone Star Food Store banner, to help with the implementation of price changes through a more automated process.

“We are excited to move our pricing from a manual process to an automated system with PriceNet,” said Brad Douglass, President of Douglass Distributing. “It’s imperative that we are able to respond quicker to market changes and we feel that KSS Fuels has the tools to make that happen more efficiently.”

“Pricing volatility and competitive pressures are concerns that all fuel retailers face today, but with PriceNet these issues are efficiently managed,” said Bob Stein, KSS chief executive officer and president. “We are pleased to be working with Douglass Distributing and look forward to helping them experience faster and more effective pricing implementations and processes.”

PriceNet is a comprehensive pricing solution that supports the key tasks and stakeholders involved in retail fuels pricing. High levels of automation and an ‘exception-based’ approach ensure a rapid response to competitors and market conditions and allow pricing analysts to leverage the power of pricing analytics. A family of products, PriceNet also includes PriceNet Mobile, which delivers real-time fuels pricing via handheld mobile devices such as PDAs and Blackberrys.

Kalibrate (formerly KSS Fuels) is the only global provider of fuels pricing and retail location intelligence, helping retailers fine-tune decisions to deliver on performance goals.  Its proven software, analytics and consulting solutions draw on more than 20 years of expertise and insight into the needs and opportunities of petroleum retailers. Kalibrate has headquarters in Manchester, United Kingdom and Florham Park, New Jersey. The company also has a Center of Excellence in Tulsa, Oklahoma and sales operations in Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Texas, Canada, Brazil, China, India, Japan, Korea and Africa. For more information about Kalibrate, please visit

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