Oct 06, 2011 09:00 BST Cashzone, one the UK’s fastest growing independent ATM providers, today announces that it will retain and add to the cash machines it operates at the First Motorways M4 and A40 sites acquired by Roadchef this summer
Roadchef extends ATM contract with CashzoneJul 20, 2011 10:30 BST
Increase in ATM revenues reflects long-term partnership benefits as Cashzone extends contract and shores up exclusivity with Roadchef
London, 20 July 2011 – Cashzone, one the UK’s largest and fastest growing independent ATM providers, today announces an early contract extension to 2017 for providing fully managed ATM services to Roadchef, one of the UK’s ‘big three’ Motorway Service Area operators (MSA).
Exceeding projected forecasts, Roadchef reports its ATM revenues up by some 3% on 2010 which it attributes to Cashzone’s service excellence and the value of a venerable partnership in cash provision.
“Extending our contract with Cashzone was clearly a no-brainer”, deftly comments Roadchef’s Director of Loss Prevention, Michael Heaton.
“ATM reliability and availability is critical to meet increasing customer demand, which is up across our estate as we roll out a major regeneration programme. The long-standing relationship established with Cashzone pays real dividends in working with a trusted partner which delivers exceptional customer service, understands our operation and reflects our brand values.”
“Extending the ATM contract to 2017 ahead of renewal timing illustrates the confidence which Roadchef has in its partnership with Cashzone,” reflectsTim Halford, Business Development Director at Cashzone.
“We’re proud to be Roadchef’s exclusive ATM partner of choice. It’s a truly progressive company, keen to optimize service and revenue potential, whilst focused on investment, innovation and customer loyalty. We’ve had a long and mutually fruitful relationship to date and very much look forward to the road ahead.”
With its acquisition of OmniCash in April this year, Cashzone is now one of the largest independent cash machine operators in theUK, with an estate of some 6000 ATMs. The exclusivity agreement with Roadchef also underpins the company as a market leader in the motorway service sector.
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PR Manager, Cashzone
Tel: +44 (0)7793 555403
Cashzone is one of the largest independent cash machine operators in theUKwith an estate of some 6,000 ATMs across the country.
Part of the Payzone Group, Cashzone was formed through the strategic amalgamation of Cardpoint, Moneybox, Travelex and most recently, OmniCash. It operates out of the City ofLondonwith offices inCheshireand Cramlington in the North East.
Today, Cashzone is one of the fastest growing IADs inBritain, serving many of theUK’s premium retail, convenience sector and leisure brands such as McDonalds, Roadchef and BT as well as leading Symbol Group stores and independent retailers.
Uniquely, Cashzone operates a wholly owned technical support service to maintain unparalleled reliability; dedicated to increasing customer footfall and maximising retail revenues – every transaction counts.
Roadchef is one of theUK’s leading motorway service operators. With 19 sites spanning 27 sides of the motorway, the company aims to provide a restful and relaxing environment for the estimated 60 million visitors to its sites each year.
Popular brands located at certain sites include McDonalds, Costa, WH Smith and Days Inn. In addition, Roadchef’s own branded offering includes The Burger Company, The Hot Food Company and SOHO Coffee.
Recently, the company announced a multi-million pound investment drive to regenerate its entire estate over the next five years. Roadchef currently employs 2,000 people.