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Orbis Tech partners US company to enhance security

Orbis Tech, the pos and back office solutions provider, has partnered a US company Cybera to enhance security and simplify solutions for retailers at remote locations.

City renews deal with BP to maintain retail sites

City Facilities Management has been awarded a new five-year contract with BP, to provide facilities management (FM) services across its entire UK retail estate.

Oyslans' new IOS stock control app uses iPhone and iPads to simplify processes

UNITI's focus on alt fuels

There will be a special focus on alternative fuels at this year's UNITI expo, the European trade fair for the fuel retailing and car wash industries, which will take place on May 15-17 in Stuttgart, Germany. This year the trade show will be highlighting alternative fuels, exploring the development of hydrogen technology, e-fuels, natural gas-based formulas and e-mobility, by exhibiting the latest concepts and technologies and dedicating one conference day to the subject.

HTEC's Gempay 3 reaches 1,500th installation

HTEC has cemented its position as a forecourt payments specialist by reaching a landmark 1,500 installations for its Gempay 3 solution. The 1,500th installation took place at Kay Porthill Service Station, Stoke-on-Trent.

Orbis Tech links with Cybera for enhanced offer

Pos and back-office solutions provider Orbis Tech has joined with US company Cybera to enhance security and simplify solutions for retailers at remote locations. "Our businesses are aligned in providing secure, simplified solutions in what is an increasingly complex environment," said Orbis Tech CEO, Jorundur Jorundsson.

Opt for a PayPoint ATM and earn regular cashback

PayPoint has extended its ATM cashback offer to all retailers who switch to a PayPoint ATM. The offer gives retailers the chance to earn £300 cashback a year for up to five years (totalling £1,500) when they take a PayPoint ATM.

City renews deal with BP to maintain sites

City Facilities Management has been awarded a new five-year contract with BP, to provide facilities management (FM) services across its entire UK retail estate.

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Kefron speeds up Applegreen's accounts payable

Kefron, a document management software provider, has provided new automated Accounts Payable system to Applegreen that has significantly reduced invoice processing time from days to hours.

TLM Technologies launches evoPOS system

This month sees the launch of the evoPOS system from TLM Technologies.

Assured Equipment is new sole UK distributor for Aquarama Car Wash

Assured Equipment has become the sole UK distributor for Aquarama Car Wash. Along with the Aquarama agreement, Assured Equipment is also the distributor for the American conveyor manufacturer AVW Ltd and Tommy Car Wash Centre's, and also distributes the Texabri Canopy systems for covering wash bays and customer parking areas.

Suresite's new solution

Suresite has launched a new wet-stock management solution, which it claims has zero tolerance to water, the catalyst for accelerated tank corrosion due to modern fuel formulations.

New cash-handling solution launched for retail market

APG Cash Drawer has announced a new partnership with Station Master, Ireland's independent epos specialist for the retail market. With cash handling costs being an ongoing concern, the new partnership aims to eliminate expensive processes through increased cash-handling efficiency.

BPme payment app now has wider availability

EDGEPoS users who operate under the BP fuel brand can now take full advantage of the newly launched BPme App, as it has been fully integrated into the software.

HTEC creates demo c-store to show off its technology

TLM launches evoPOS 'for a mobile-first world'

This month sees the much-heralded launch of the evoPOS system from TLM Technologies. Designed specifically for the convenience and fuel sector, it aims to not just fulfil the functionality of traditional EPOS systems, but includes advanced features that more closely align with a modern retail environment. Group sales and marketing director Paul Muncey, said the system had been built from the ground-up for a mobile-first world: "evoPOS offers exciting new functionality like self-checkout, mobile payment and the queue-busting capabilities of tablet EPOS. As the pathway-to-purchase is increasingly influenced by these sorts of digital trends, evoPOS is developed on a non-proprietary open platform that can change quickly and adapt to whatever the future holds. It is the next step towards a faster and more flexible EPOS that will help capture new income, boost profit margins and get you ahead of the competition."

Oyslans launches stock control app for iPhone

Oyslans has launched Echo-hht, an IOS app that covers all stock control processes.

Cimbali extends range of coffee machines

Cimbali has extended its range of automatic professional coffee machines with the launch of the S20, a smaller version of the S30 Perfect Touch.

PayPoint extends cashback offer on ATM deal

PayPoint has extended its ATM cashback offer to all retailers who switch cashpoint to a PayPoint ATM.

HTEC notches up 1,500th Gempay 3 installation

HTEC has cemented its position as payments specialist in the forecourt market by reaching a landmark 1,500 installations of its Gempay 3 payment solution. At the same time, the company announced that more than 1,000 sites have the technology installed.

HTEC sets up demonstration convenience store at HQ

HTEC has created a demonstration convenience store at its head office in Hampshire to show its clients how its technology would work and for training staff.

BPme App integrated into EDGEPoS system

EDGEPoS users who operate under the BP fuel brand can now take full advantage of the newly launched BPme App, as it has been fully integrated into the software.

Assured Equipment becomes sole UK distributor for Aquarama

Assured Equipment, a member of the Assured Group of companies, has become the sole UK distributor for the Aquarama car wash manufacturer.

Epos specialist partners with cash management company

APG Cash Drawer, a global manufacturer of cash management solutions, has announced a new partnership with Station Master, Ireland’s independent epos specialist for the retail, convenience and the forecourt market.

Yara International opens "world's largest" AdBlue production plant

AdBlue producer Yara International has opened what it describes as the world’s largest production capacity in Brunsbüttel, Germany. The new facility has a production capacity of 1.1 million tons of AdBlue per year.

BP launches driver and fuel management platform

BP has launched a new driver and fuel management platform called BP FleetMove.

Bever Innovations' LED luminaires light trial in the Netherlands is big success

Bever Innovations has completed the next phase in developing its EOS LED forecourt lighting fixtures.

Slimline AdBlue tank

AdBlue storage and dispensing company Kingspan has unveiled the Slimline Edge, a new tank that it claims will revolutionise AdBlue retailing. The Slimline Edge's triple-walled TriComp construction ensures the purity of AdBlue and offers full security and protection of its contents should the tank be accidentally punctured. The AdBlue is further protected by the tank's integrated closed-fluid path systems and stainless steel piping.

TLM Tech expands into the US software market

TLM Technologies is expanding into the US, after recruiting three overseas personnel with imminent plans to open an office in Colorado.

Admedia continues roll out of D-48 screen network

Admedia has announced the fourth phase of the roll-out of Nexus the full motion D-48 screen network across leading motorway service areas.

MRH extends Wave deal to English sites

MRH, number one in Forecourt Trader's Top 50 Indies, has signed a three-year deal with water retailer Wave to supply water and wastewater services with projected cost savings of least £67,000. MRH has reduced its spend on water and wastewater by £23,000 across it Scottish sites over the past three years thanks to Wave's proactive range of water-saving services.

TLM Technologies becomes preferred technology partner with Gulf Oil International

TLM Technologies has been appointed preferred technology partner globally by Gulf Oil International (GOI) in a deal that will include its licensees and the merchants in its retail networks, including Certas Energy and its Gulf network.

Kingspan launches Slimline Edge AdBlue tank

Kingspan’s storage and dispensing arm has unveiled the Slimline Edge, a new tank that it claims will revolutionise AdBlue retailing.

Admedia rolls out screens to more motorway services

Out of home advertising company Admedia has announced the fourth phase of the roll-out of Admedia Nexus – the full motion D-48 screen network across leading motorway service areas.

TLM Technologies opens operation in United States

TLM Technologies is expanding into the United States, after recruiting three overseas personnel and imminent plans to open an office in Colorado. 

Bever Innovations unveils latest forecourt lighting

Bever Innovations has completed the next phase in developing the company’s EOS LED forecourt lighting fixtures in the Netherlands.

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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.

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.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 16 April 2018
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East124.89131.38121.90
East Midlands124.2463.90131.80121.24
London124.7562.90132.31122.04
North East123.61131.90121.00
North West123.8457.70130.24120.33
Northern Ireland122.81120.56
Scotland124.25131.22121.21
South East125.0961.90132.19122.34
South West124.4558.90129.28121.58
Wales124.0253.10129.58121.26
West Midlands123.74130.31120.97
Yorkshire & Humber123.50131.80120.56

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