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Gilbarco Veeder-Root Announces Industry’s First Wide Production Release of POS Software to Enable Outdoor EMV Transactions with Passport® POS
Gilbarco Veeder-Root, the fuel industry leader in payment security and EMV technology, deployed the first software production release to enable full indoor and outdoor EMV support for First Data Generic Networks. Passport Version 11.02 is the industry’s first EMV software that enables full chip card functionality outside on the forecourt as well as inside the store. Passport Version 11.02 enables retailers using Passport® POS to protect their businesses from fraud and meet the EMV compliance in advance of the 2020 deadline.   Over the last year, more than 2 million outdoor EMV...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Announces Exclusive EMV Dispenser Program for Chevron and Texaco Marketers and Retailers
Gilbarco Veeder-Root today announced that it has launched an exclusive EMV dispenser program for Chevron and Texaco Marketers and Retailers to help them prepare their sites for the 2020 EMV deadline. With EMV hardware becoming rapidly utilized at dispensers and the release of software to initiate chip payments beginning, Chevron worked with Gilbarco Veeder-Root to offer this limited-time program to help retailers protect their customers and sites from fraudulent events. This program is also an opportunity for retailers to work directly with their local Gilbarco Veeder-Root distributor...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Acquires Midco Ltd.
Gilbarco Veeder-Root has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Midco Limited, subject to customary conditions to closing. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Midco designs and manufactures fuel dispensers and related fueling station equipment. Midco has a demonstrated track record of fit for purpose engineering products and quality service across India. Midco will integrate with GVR’s India operations, led by the current GVR Managing Director for India, Vivek Bhide. The acquisition signals Gilbarco’s commitment to expanding its footprint in this key market. “India is a very...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Introduces Passport EDGE, the New POS Solution for Small Businesses
Gilbarco Veeder-Root announces the introduction of Passport EDGE, the only tablet-based POS system optimized for convenience stores. Designed for small businesses, Passport EDGE uses the time-tested foundation of Passport® to create a streamlined POS system with a smaller front-counter footprint and a low upfront cost. Passport EDGE focuses on future-proofing businesses on a budget. The cutting-edge POS solution breaks down barriers that keep small fuel sites from growing with today’s technology standards. The subscription-based service and no long-term contract gives businesses the...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Partners with Acumera for Secure Remote Support for Passport® Point-of-Sale
Gilbarco Veeder-Root has partnered with Acumera, a Payment Card Industry (PCI)-compliant managed security services provider, to deliver secure remote support for Gilbarco’s Passport point-of-sale system. The partnership supports Gilbarco’s plans to rapidly enable chip card (EMV) payments at the dispenser. Gilbarco chose Acumera because they built a platform technology that is secure and flexible, so Gilbarco can quickly rolloutdispensers and update software. “Acumera’s platform delivers an industry-leading security and visibility support platform for our Passport point-of-sale...
MAPCO Selects Gilbarco's Passport® Point-of-Sale System to Drive Business Growth
MAPCO, an owner of nearly 350 convenience stores located throughout the Southeast United States, has selected Gilbarco Veeder-Root™ to modernize its in-store and forecourt infrastructure. MAPCO has chosen Gilbarco’s Passport® Point-of-Sale (POS) System, EMV®-ready Encore® 700S dispensers and Applause™ Media System to promote sales and loyalty through an enhanced customer experience, while driving efficiency into its operations. “Switching to Gilbarco’s Passport POS system offered a number of advantages in terms of meeting our guests’ needs, and it supports our primary goal of creating a...
Wind River Increases Loyalty Program Participation by 25 Percent
Wind River Petroleum increased participation in its loyalty program by 25% while reducing related fraud and input errors by 40% with the Impulse Countertop Merchandising System from Gilbarco Veeder-Root™. Wind River, which operates Top Stop Convenience Stores and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, used Impulse to employ digital punch cards at checkout to drive the improvements. Impulse is a basket-based, suggestive-selling solution. One of its primary benefits is to increase basket size by engaging customers with enticing offers through a colorful, interactive display screen at checkout....
Terrible Herbst Leverages Gilbarco’s Impulse™ Platform for Children’s Toy Drive
Terrible Herbst used Gilbarco’s Impulse countertop merchandising platform to help achieve a record-setting donation to the19th Annual 98.5 KLUC Chet Buchanan Show Toy Drive in Las Vegas. The drive started November 30 and ended December 11, 2017. With the help of Gilbarco’s Impulse and Passport® Point-of-Sale system, donations increased 6.5 percent over 2016 levels for a total of $49,000. In 2016, customers reacted to Impulse’ donation feature (as measured by interactions) 80,000 times. The level increased to 96,642 interactions in 2017 for an increase of 21 percent! Impulse is a basket-...
Holmes Oil Processes First ExxonMobil EMV™ Transaction on the Forecourt
Cruizers, an Exxon-branded c-store in Wake Forest, North Carolina has successfully enabled EMV chip payments on Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s FlexPay™ payment terminals across the First Data network on its Encore® fuel dispensers to protect customers from credit card fraud. Holmes Oil, which operates 25 Cruizers convenience stores in North Carolina, is quick to adopt technologies that increase customer convenience and operational efficiency. Over ten years ago, it was the first location in the U.S. to adopt Gilbarco’s Passport® Point-of-Sale (POS) system and has been an early participant in...
Terrible Herbst Leverages Gilbarco’s Impulse to Promote In-Store Sales
Terrible Herbst just completed its most successful annual Gas4Life promotion by leveraging Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s™ Impulse countertop merchandising solution to increase participation and engagement, while significantly boosting store merchandise revenues. Terrible Herbst ran Gas4Life, a 90-day game-of-chance promotion designed to engage customers. If customers purchased featured store items, they would receive special game codes on their receipts which they could use in the on-line Gas4Lilfe drawing site to win major prizes like cars, beer for a year, or gas for a lifetime. They also had a...