Manchester, UK and Tulsa, OK - June 1, 2011
KSS Fuels announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Market Planning Solutions Inc. (MPSI) following approval by MPSI’s shareholders. KSS Fuels is a global leading provider of fuel pricing software, network planning services, data collection and related consulting and analytics services.
“With the integrated, global resources of our merged organization, we are now in a position to deliver even greater value to customers in the oil & gas and petroleum retail industries, as well as the rapidly developing needs of customers in emerging fuels markets,” said Bob Stein, president and chief executive officer of KSS Fuels. “In addition to expanding our services to fuel wholesalers and retailers, we look forward to leveraging the collective research, sales and marketing resources to accelerate our diversification into new market verticals and sectors. Our combined company is truly a global leader in Fuels Pricing Solutions and Network Planning/Site Survey Solutions now with 500 customers in 80 countries”.
KSS Fuels will continue to operate under both the KSS Fuels and MPSI brands for the foreseeable future, and will maintain and service existing products. Its headquarters will be in Manchester, UK, with US operations in Florham Park, NJ, and Tulsa, OK, and international locations serving customer needs in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
ABOUT KSS FUELS
KSS Fuels is the leading global provider of fuels pricing and retail network planning software, analytics and consulting services to companies in the oil & gas, convenience store, grocery and retail industries. KSS Fuels helps fuel retailers, distributors and marketers implement effective pricing solutions to increase profitability and analyze retail networks to pinpoint growth opportunities and optimize capital investment to enhance operational performance. The company has North American headquarters in Florham Park, NJ as well as regional offices in Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas and Canada and international operations in Brazil, China, India, Japan, Korea and Africa, with headquarters in Manchester, United Kingdom. For more information about KSS Fuels, please visit www.kssfuels.com.
ABOUT KALIBRATE TECHNOLOGIES
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 KalibrateTech.com.