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MRH signs three-year water and wastewater services deal

MRH, number one in Forecourt Trader’s Top 50 Indies, has signed a three-year deal with national water retailer Wave to supply water and wastewater services with projected cost savings of least £67,000.

Yara picks up APEA award for its new plastic-saving AdBlue Pouch for cars

Yara took away the Environmental Protection and Improvement Award for its AdBlue Pouch for the Passenger Car Market at the recent APEA Live event. Anticipating the rapidly booming demand for AdBlue for passenger cars, the company developed a custom-designed packaging solution with much less plastic than conventional AdBlue canisters.

Roadchef chooses Wave

Roadchef has switched water and wastewater supply for all 27 of its sites in England to Wave after it achieved savings of more than £90,000 across its three Scottish sites in three years.

Multi-deck merchandisers can aid hot food sales

Sales of heated multi-deck (MD) merchandisers are on the rise, according to Uxbridge-based equipment provider, Fri-Jado UK.

Paresh Patel moves from HTEC to MFG as IT director

Top 50 Indie forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has announced the appointment of Paresh Patel as its new IT director. Patel has joined MFG from convenience and forecourt epos, payment and loyalty solutions provider HTEC.

Glasdon adds Screen Clean Station to range

Glasdon has introduced the new Screen Clean Station forecourt bin attachment to provide an easy solution for windscreen cleaning.

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Glasdon launches screen clean forecourt bin attachment

Glasdon has introduced the new Screen Clean Station forecourt bin attachment to provide an easy solution for windscreen cleaning.

P&C Services develops enhanced reporting system for Prism and Iridium users

To provide confidence and longevity to Oracle customers, P&C Services has developed an enhanced reporting and alert system for Prism and Iridium software. Called Lumix, it contains an extensive real-time report suite designed to provide the retailer with strategic insights into their business. The information can be viewed for a single store, or aggregated for multiple stores. It is web-based, meaning it can be viewed at your desk, on your phone or tablet, all in real time.

New charging solution

Powerswap AB, a Swedish start-up, believes it has come up with a radical solution for charging electric vehicles (EVs). Instead of connecting the cord and waiting for the car to be charged, the battery is replaced with the help of a robotic device in just three minutes.

Henderson Tech launches Queue Buster tablet till

Henderson Technology has announced the launch of the EDGEPoS Queue Buster tablet till, which is now available to EDGEPoS users across Northern Ireland and the UK.

Euro Catering brings Debag heavy-duty ovens to UK

Euro Catering has introduced heavy-duty Debag bakery ovens to the UK, to bring bakers the advantages of professional but easy-to-use ovens already adopted by Aldi and Lidl's in-house bakeries across Europe.

Kay Group uses ShopWorks to simplify rotas

TLM Technologies has announced a partnership with bespoke Workforce Management solutions provider, ShopWorks.

Forecourt Eye launches subscriptions service

Fuel loss recovery expert Forecourt Eye has unveiled a new subscription service, which aims to match different service options to evolving customer needs.

Yara's Adblue pouch wins APEA award

Yara won the Environmental Protection and Improvement Award for its AdBlue Pouch for the Passenger Car Market at the recent APEA Live event.

Trend for hot-food options pushes demand for heated merchandisers

Sales of heated multi-deck merchandisers are on the rise, according to Uxbridge-based foodservice and food retailing equipment provider, Fri-Jado UK Limited. The company’s director of National Accounts, Gary Thacker says the trend is being repeated across the broad spectrum of the food-to-go sector, including forecourts, convenience stores, symbol groups and independent quick service restaurants.

Debag bakery deck and electric convection ovens arrive in the UK

Specialist catering equipment supplier, Euro Catering, has introduced heavy-duty Debag bakery deck and electric convection ovens to the UK to bring bakers the advantages of professional but easy-to-use ovens already adopted for use in Aldi and Lidl’s in-house bakeries across Europe.

Queue-busting tablet till added to EDGEPoS range

Henderson Technology has announced the launch of the EDGEPoS Queue Buster Tablet Till, which is now available to EDGEPoS users across Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Powerswap on forecourt

Swedish firm unveils quick solution to EV charging

Powerswap AB, a Swedish start-up, believes it has come up with a radical solution for charging electric vehicles.

Partnership adds staff rostering to TLM's solutions

TLM Technologies has announced a partnership agreement with bespoke Workforce Management solutions provider ShopWorks.

Valli Forecourts area manager Waqas Aslam
Valli Forecourts area manager Waqas Aslam
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Forecourt Eye launches new subscription structure

Fuel loss recovery expert Forecourt Eye has unveiled a new subscription structure which aims to match different service options to evolving customer needs.

Cashing in with epos

As the range of products and services offered by forecourts has increased, a wealth of new solutions is being offered by epos suppliers to handle every conceivable transaction and work seamlessly with retailers' back-office systems. Seamus McHugh, international sales and marketing manager at CBE, says that the best of the new technology also allows retailers to curb their costs in a way that wasn't possible in the past. He outlines ways they can do this:

Admedia continues with its Nexus network roll out

Out-of-home media owner Admedia has announced the next roll-out phase of Admedia Nexus, which it describes as the largest roadside digital full-motion network across the UK. From this month, the Nexus network will increase from 18 to 30 key sites that connect the UK's top 20 conurbations.

EDGEPoS installed at first forecourt in England

The EDGEPoS solution has been installed at the first petrol station in England since P&C Services was appointed by Henderson Technology as an EDGEPoS reseller in the UK. P&C worked with Henderson Technology to develop and install the system and train its staff at the BP and Spar-branded service station at Kegworth.

PDQ launches innovative Tandem Surfline friction wash for optimal cleaning coverage

PDQ Manufacturing has launched the Tandem Surfline vehicle wash system, which it describes as the industry's most innovative automatic friction wash.

Roadchef's recycle deal

Roadchef has renewed its contract with waste and recycling company UKWSL. The £4.5m deal means UKWSL will be responsible for Roadchef's waste and recycling services at 22 of its 30 sites for a further five years.

Adler & Allan buys OHES to expand its services

Adler & Allan Group has expanded its range of services with the acquisition of specialist environmental consultancy, OHES Environmental.

Certas moves another network's ops to the cloud

Certas Energy has moved its operations for another service station network to the cloud. Following the migration in France, Certas Energy is now also controlling its 210 stations in Denmark using iGOS (Implico Global Operation Services), the cloud solution for downstream services. Implico again carried out the migration. All processes are now running in the cloud, from transmitting planning data to the tank terminals, to service station billing.

Robot will inspect tank while product is still present

A robot that will allow tanks to be inspected while they are still in service is being developed by Phillips 66, the owner of the Jet brand.

Lumix display on tablet

P&C streamlines Prism reporting with Lumix

To provide confidence and longevity to Oracle customers, P&C Services has focused on developing an enhanced reporting and alert system for Prism and Iridium software.

Adler & Allan expands its range of services

Adler & Allan Group has expanded its range of services with the acquisition of specialist environmental consultancy, OHES Environmental (OHES).

ADT launches smart business security

ADT has launched a new smart business solution as it claims the total average cost of burglaries across the lifespan of a business has reached £13,570.

The EDGEPoS system at Kegworth Service Station

P&C installs its first EDGEPoS solution since becoming reseller

The EDGEPoS solution has been installed at the first petrol station in England since P&C Services was appointed by Henderson Technology as an EDGEPoS reseller in the UK.

PDQ Tandem Surfline car wash

PDQ Manufacturing launches Tandem Surfline Vehicle Wash

PDQ Manufacturing has launched the Tandem Surfline Vehicle Wash System, which it describes as the industry’s most innovative automatic friction wash.

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Roadchef renews deal with waste and recycling company UKWSL

Roadchef has renewed its contract with waste and recycling company UKWSL.

Admedia expands network of screens at motorway services

Following its launch in April this year, out of home media owner Admedia has announced the next roll-out phase of Admedia Nexus, which it describes as the largest roadside digital full motion network across the UK.

Certas Energy transfers another network to the cloud

Certas Energy has moved its operations for another service station network to the cloud.

TLM announces launch of cloud-based real-time reporting tool called evo+

TLM Technologies has announced the launch of evo+, which is officially on sale from this month.

Gempay 3 is rolling out

HTEC has started the roll-out of the new Gempay 3 payment solution to thousands of fuel forecourts. The new payment system will bring contactless payment and updated security to thousands of customers.

P&H extends its agreement with Parcelly

Palmer & Harvey has reconfirmed its exclusive supplier agreement with click & collect network Parcelly to promote the smartphone-based service across all of its 90,000 retail accounts. In addition, Parcelly has renewed its agreement with the Costcutter Supermarkets Group across its entire nationwide network of more than 2,600 stores.

Jeroen de Gruijter is new Dover Fueling Solutions' MD

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS) has appointed a managing director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Henderson Tech appoints P&C Services

P&C Services has been appointed by Henderson Technology as an EDGEPoS partner in the UK. P&C says it has been selected thanks to its experience and expertise working with major groups and independent retailers supplying POS, back office and head office solutions.

Suresite's transactions reach £2bn-a-year mark

Suresite, the UK card services and risk management company, has achieved a new landmark with its processing of bank card transactions exceeding £2bn per annum. From its launch in 2005, Suresite Card Services has grown to become the leading provider to group retailers and large multinational organisations in the UK forecourt sector and now serves any industry that accepts card payments, including convenience, car sales, hotel and leisure.

TLM Technologies introduces evo+ reporting tool

TLM Technologies has announced the launch of evo+, which is officially on sale from October 2017.

Fibrelite unveils new website to showcase products and services

Fibrelite has launched a new website to provide a platform to showcase its evolving product portfolio and reflect the company’s design-to-delivery capabilities.

TLM CEO Lee Papper (left) and chairman Ron Haacke
TLM CEO Lee Papper (left) and chairman Ron Haacke
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TLM Technologies unveils structure for expansion

TLM Technologies has unveiled a new company structure intended to take the company forward towards global expansion.

Dover Fueling Solutions appoints Dundee-based MD for EMEA

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS) has appointed a managing director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Parcelly re-signs deals with Palmer & Harvey and Costcutter

Building on the partnership in 2016-17, delivered wholesaler Palmer & Harvey has reconfirmed its exclusive supplier agreement with click&collect network Parcelly to promote the smartphone-based service across all of its 90,000 retail accounts.

HTEC starts Gempay 3 roll-out to forecourts

HTEC has started the roll-out of the new Gempay 3 payment solution to thousands of fuel forecourts. The new payment system will bring contactless payment and updated security to thousands of customers.

Suresite bank card transactions top £2bn pa

Suresite, the UK card services and risk management company, has achieved a new landmark with its processing of bank card transactions exceeding £2bn per annum.

P&C Services appointed EDGEPoS partner in the UK

P&C Services has been appointed by Henderson Technology as an EDGEPoS partner in the UK.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 22 January 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East125.46132.25122.67
East Midlands124.75131.78121.94
London125.36132.45122.54
North East124.37133.80121.50
North West124.5460.30132.09121.70
Northern Ireland123.92128.95121.46
Scotland125.0874.90131.52121.60
South East125.4764.57133.20122.86
South West125.1569.90131.80122.39
Wales124.7955.70131.03121.66
West Midlands124.0360.90133.21121.46
Yorkshire & Humber124.27133.45121.33

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