Pilot Flying J and Speedway have entered into a joint venture consisting of 120 travel plazas, primarily in the Southeast.
Speedway, which acquired WilcoHess in 2014, will contribute 41 locations, and PFJ will contribute 79 to form PFJ Southeast LLC. All 120 locations will fly either the Pilot or Flying J flag. Locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia are included in the venture.
“Speedway’s core dedication to customer service, combined with Pilot Flying J’s expertise as an exceptional travel center operator, will make PFJ Southeast LLC a premier choice for professional drivers throughout the Southeast,” said Tony Kenney, president of Speedway.
Investments will be made to upgrade the 41 Speedway locations, according to PFJ. All locations will honor the Pilot Flying J MyRewards loyalty card. Additionally, these locations will feature quick service restaurants and proprietary food offerings, including PJ Fresh and more.
“This is another exciting chapter in a long-standing relationship between Pilot Flying J and Speedway,” said Ken Parent, president of Pilot Flying J.