Tunnel Car Wash Systems – A Beginner’s Guide to Tunnel Car Wash Systems

Car wash operators have the tough decision of choosing the type(s) of car wash system that they think is most suitable for the business they’re running. Tunnel/Conveyor, Automatic and Self-Service all bring with them advantages and disadvantages, so its important operators understand which option is likely to generate the best results for them and their [...]

2018-11-02T16:14:03+00:00November 2nd, 2018|

Caring for a Car in Winter – 8 Tips for Looking After a Car in Winter

As winter approaches and temperatures drop, keeping your car in tiptop working order takes on more importance than normal because the weather puts more strain on your car, its bodywork, engine and component parts. For so many of us these days, a car contributes significantly to making both our working and family lives function smoothly: [...]

2018-11-02T16:04:42+00:00October 18th, 2018|

What Makes a Good Car Wash Location? 7 Things to Consider

With people’s lives as busy as they are and with cars and vehicles such an expensive commodity, anything that can help the individual save time whilst simultaneously looking after one of their most prized assets is going to be a winner. This is why car washes have become increasingly popular over recent years and are [...]

2018-11-02T15:34:06+00:00October 7th, 2018|

People Management and Car Washes – An Operator’s Simple Guide

The secret to running a successful car wash business is primarily knowing how to manage people. You may well have a top of the range car wash system in place but if you don’t know how to keep both your customers and employees happy, your business is going to struggle to flourish. Below are some [...]

2018-09-18T15:22:44+00:00September 25th, 2018|

3 Ways to Improve Petrol Station Efficiency

According to a published ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers Association) report, there were 252 million passenger cars licensed for road use in 2017. That’s a lot of vehicles that need refuelling! From daily commutes, to spontaneous weekend adventures, to commercial courier services, petrol stations provide a vital service for our towns and cities across the country [...]

2018-08-06T14:02:54+00:00August 28th, 2018|

Digitalising the Car Wash Experience – How to Use Technology to Delight Customers

Like every industry in the world, the car wash industry is going through a process of digital transformation. This goes beyond simply using computers in daily operations or posting updates on social media; instead, it refers to the monumental shift in organisational processes, systems, competencies and strategies that leverage digital technology. Technology and the digital [...]

2018-08-06T14:10:47+00:00August 14th, 2018|

We’re Attending Automechanika Frankfurt!

We’re pleased to confirm that we will be attending Automechanika Frankfurt from 11th – 15th September 2018. We’ll be based at Hall 12, Stand A79, where our team will be showcasing our wide range of innovative products and systems. What is Automechanika? The biennial trade fair event is the world’s leading trade show for the [...]

2018-08-02T17:07:58+00:00August 2nd, 2018|

The Importance of Understanding Who Your Customers Are

It doesn’t matter what the business model is, understanding who is using your car wash services is paramount for long-term success and growth. There is now plenty of technology and equipment that can help operators get to know their customers better, leading to improved services and happier customers. Lots of factors will influence customer behaviour [...]

2018-07-03T13:06:23+00:00July 22nd, 2018|

Benefits of Monitoring & Tracking Your Reports to Improve Car Wash Performance

To grow a successful car wash business, operators and teams need to make strategic decisions. Creating and analysing reports relating to specific business functions can help make these strategic decisions easier. Here at PSD Codax, we are passionate about helping our clients see the value in this reporting to help them grow and scale. For [...]

2018-07-03T12:50:59+00:00July 10th, 2018|