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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.

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.

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.

BP launches driver and fuel management platform

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Kay Group uses ShopWorks to simplify rotas

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Partnership adds staff rostering to TLM's solutions

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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:

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Roadchef renews deal with waste and recycling company UKWSL

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

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.

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RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East130.5857.70131.02121.25
East Midlands130.10132.90120.67
London130.7058.90132.45121.26
North East129.08134.29119.18
North West129.62132.39119.92
Northern Ireland128.35125.75119.27
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Wales129.28127.89119.64
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