Carwash Profitability

If you are looking to increase profits in your forecourt shops, it’s worth reminding yourself about the exceptionally high margins that can be generated by your carwash equipment. The economics of a carwash are a lot like a commercial airliner: once you have made the capital investment and committed to operating it each day, every extra sale returns almost [...]

2017-04-21T11:09:01+00:00 September 26th, 2016|

Innovative Control Systems Acquires PSD Codax

Wind Gap, PA, USA—Innovative Control Systems (ICS), a premier provider of car wash management and control system technologies, announced today that it has acquired PSD Codax, a UK-based global leader in car wash code entry and access control systems. “This new alignment makes great strategic sense for both companies,” said Kevin Detrick, Innovative Control [...]

2017-04-21T11:28:47+00:00 April 27th, 2016|

Case Study: Clean Express, Stockholm

Clean Express is a new, unmanned self-service wash centre built in a suburb of Stockholm. They have four self-service jet wash bays and self-service vacuum cleaners. The challenge As with any unmanned wash centre, security and reliability needed to be outstanding. For this reason the owners wanted all payments and cash holding to be [...]

2017-04-21T11:30:12+00:00 November 16th, 2015|

Contactless payments at newest Codax sites

CB Services, operators of forecourts and carwash services in Northern Ireland, are the latest to install self-service carwash kiosks with contactless – or PIN-free – card readers. There is a clear trend across Europe to use bank cards more, even for low value transactions. Contactless payments are increasing 174% year on year and in the UK, consumers can pay for services [...]

2017-04-21T11:30:59+00:00 August 25th, 2015|

Codax barcodes: proven technology, even better customer experience

Codax has always been the leader in delivering a simpler, more enjoyable customer experience at the wash bay, thanks to a clear and clean user interface. With Codax barcode scanning at the wash bay it has now got even better. More of our resellers are now including the option of barcode scanning for their [...]

2017-04-21T11:36:02+00:00 May 20th, 2015|

Unattended payment kiosks

Since we launched the Codax range of unattended payment kiosks, we have received tremendous feedback from the operators of both traditional forecourts and vehicle wash centres: At dedicated wash centres, Codax Select&Pay kiosks mean they don’t need staff to handle cash. Owners have told us they feel secure knowing that customers are paying for every wash, simply and [...]

2017-04-21T11:37:02+00:00 March 30th, 2015|

New talking terminals and touch screens

The product development team at PSD Codax has been busy developing new solutions to make it easier for retailers to up-sell car wash services and for customers to use them. They include the new Codax select and pay terminal which has a specially positioned touch screen. Codax managing director Graham Round said: “Touch screens [...]

2017-04-21T11:38:18+00:00 February 20th, 2014|

New carwash payment solutions at APEA Conference

Codax will be demonstrating its new generation of payment solutions during the Association for Petroleum and Explosives Administration (APEA) annual exhibition in Coventry, UK this November. Motorists now have the option of buying a barcode ticket from the forecourt shop which they can scan at one of the new Codax wash bay terminals to [...]

2017-04-21T11:39:14+00:00 October 7th, 2013|

Helping BP tighten control of car wash sales

UK-based PSD Codax, the leading developer of token-free control systems for car care equipment, is helping BP in Australia strengthen control of car wash revenues. BP is integrating Codax Code Generator technology with its point of sale system (POS) to improve sales data reporting and security at retail sites across Australia. The system has [...]

2017-04-21T11:40:44+00:00 August 29th, 2013|

Smart-Start brings barcode technology to wash equipment

PSD Codax, the market leading developer of token-free control systems for car wash equipment, is making carwash and jet wash services even easier for customers to use, with barcode technology in its retail terminal and on forecourt equipment. Forecourt operators who have installed wash equipment with the new Codax Smart-Start option can now give [...]

2017-04-21T11:43:36+00:00 June 3rd, 2013|