State-of-the-Art Urgent Care Centers To Open At Pilot Flying J Sites
Urgent Care Travel Announces Exclusive Arrangement With Pilot Flying J To Open 100 New Urgent Care Sites Located At Pilot Flying J Sites
Estero, FL (Sharewellnewswire.com) February 28, 2013 – Urgent Care Travel (UCT) announced today that it has reached agreement with Pilot Flying J in Knoxville, Tenn., to open as many as 100 urgent care sites at select Pilot Flying J locations. The first sites will open in Knoxville, Tenn., and Oklahoma City, Okla., in April 2013. UCT expects to open as many as 12 locations in 2013 with steady openings to follow leading to the complete roll-out of the first 100 sites by the end of 2016.
UCT is jointly owned by Urgent Care America and J & S Capital. Urgent Care America is a leading urgent care management services provider with a wide variety of supporting services specializing in urgent care.
“We are very excited to have the opportunity to work with such a great organization as Pilot Flying J and to bring needed quality healthcare services to professional drivers and travelers on the nation’s interstate highways. Our planned roll-out of 100 locations will provide for the most comprehensive coverage of the nations interstates with medical care access of any provider in the United States….and this only a start, “says Urgent Care Travel CEO, Tony Barber.
Bob Perry, Founder of Rolling Strong, will function as the Chief Development Officer for UCT. “I’m pleased to be part of this great initiative and taking further steps to bring quality health and medical care to professional drivers where they work and live; on the road.”
“Pilot Flying J is committed to making life better for America’s drivers,” said Jimmy Haslam, CEO of Pilot Flying J. “We understand the challenge professional drivers face in maintaining a healthy lifestyle while on the road, and we champion better health and wellness for both our employees and professional drivers through a variety of programs. This partnership with Urgent Care Travel allows us to provide on-site urgent care as an additional service aimed at making life better for drivers. Providing drivers with healthy options and access to medical care isn’t just good business, it’s the right thing to do.”
About Pilot Flying J
Pilot Flying J is committed to making life better for America's drivers. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Pilot Flying J has over 650 retail locations and is the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America. It is ranked by Forbes as the 6th largest private company in America. The Pilot Flying J network provides customers with access to over 60,000 parking spaces for trucks, over 4,400 showers and over 4,000 diesel lanes, of which over 3,000 offer DEF at the pump. Pilot Logistics Services is one of the largest independent energy logistics companies in North America, selling and distributing over 1.3 billion gallons of refined petroleum products and serving over 15,000 customers.