HOUSTON - FuelQuest, Inc., an on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry, announced a five-year contract with Lucky Deuces Casino and Truck Stop. Under the new agreement, FuelQuest Fuel Center, the company's outsourced fuel management service, will source, monitor, replenish, and reconcile retail motor fuel for Lucky Deuces' growing establishment in Duson, Louisiana. A Roady's truck stop location, Lucky Deuces' goal is to provide competitive gasoline prices to the trucking community and Duson residents.

With Fuel Center, Lucky Deuces Casino and Truck Stop will outsource fuel management to optimize retail fuel inventory, decrease operational expenses, and reduce the costs of procuring and managing fuel purchases. Typically a larger enterprise fuel buying strategy, Lucky Deuces seized the opportunity to adopt industry best practices now and continue to focus on the fast-growth areas of their business.

"As a single-location truck stop, I have to be able to compete against the bigger franchises," said Manish Sthanki, owner of Lucky Deuces. "Fuel Center is the best solution for my business today and for the future. Their management services and significant fuel buying network will provide the competitive advantage I need to expand."

Fuel Center reduces fuel related expenditures and ensures security of fuel supply for retail customers leveraging the FuelQuest team of fuel industry experts and the Fuel Management System (FMS) solution. Fuel Center is supplier-independent and acts as a customer advocate by contracting fuel at the lowest possible cost while ensuring the correct price is paid for both the fuel and its associated delivery costs.

"FuelQuest is pleased to collaborate with Lucky Deuces on their fuel management strategy," said Ryan Mossman, vice president and general manager for Fuel Center. "Our work with smaller, independent fuel retailers validates our continued effort to provide best in class fuel management solutions for the entire industry."