by Majella Loftus
A Claremorris-based firm is expanding its already significant presence in the UK forecourt and convenience sector.
CBE is one of the leading innovators in retail technology in Europe and has added UK-company Hockenhull Garages (HGS) service stations to an ever-growing list of retailers that have invested in CBE’s award-winning FutaTill EPoS solution.
Having already had installations in HGS service stations across Leicestershire and neighbouring Corby, CBE recently added ‘The Stage’ service station in Wigston to its substantial UK portfolio.
Joe Hockenhull, HGS Managing Director, stated: “As a company, we have been working with CBE for just over a year now, and the relationship we have is excellent. We installed CBE’s Head Office solution a year ago, and it has allowed us to operate our business more efficiently, enabling us to control our margins in all our stores from one location.
“Due to the current global pandemic, we have had to embrace new technologies that make the shopping experience safer for our customers.
“CBE has enabled us to use mobile payments, while the solution also allowed us to integrate with Uber Eats, an online food ordering and delivery platform. Overall, the turn-around time for calls logged to CBE’s support desk is excellent.
“The support and installation teams are brilliant, we have had many installations in the last year, and all have been managed smoothly.”
Oliver Sheridan, Retail director for CBE, said: “We are thrilled to continue growing our partnership with the Hockenhulls. HGS is one of many groups within the UK that has moved to CBE over the last three years.
“This has enabled us to move to a new state-of-the-art headquarters in Derby, and expand our workforce of highly-skilled employees within the UK and Ireland.”