Credit card fraud and theft is a signifcant concern within the parking industry. Breaches occur relatively more often due to the nature of transactions made at most parking facilities. Most parking lots or garages use credit cards as the main form of payment where credit card fraud is on the rise especially in the United States. In this regard, EMV parking technology becomes crucial by providing more secure payment solutions for the parking industry. Learn more about Parking BOXX EMV solutions here.
Select members of the Parking BOXX team gathered for a team building event at the Mohawk Racetrack and Casino. This is a harness racing track, which is a form of racing where horses race at a specific gait (“trot” or “pace”) while pulling a two-wheeled vehicle and driver (a sulky). This is a 7/8 mile track made of crushed limestone.
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There are many options to configure parking control equipment. Generally, this will include barrier gates – which is what “controls” vehicles from entering or exiting the lot. However, some parking lot owners/operators only want to control the revenue and are not as concerned with access to the lot. In that case, barrier gates are not necessary.
The Canadian Parking Association (CPA) hosted their annual golf tournament at the beautifully designed Royal Ontario Golf Club on June 9, 2016. Team Parking BOXX (Doug, Brad, Duane & Brock) represented us very well -- both with their play and style! The team joined other members of the local parking industry to participate in the tournament. The tournament was held on a picture-perfect summer day in Milton, Ontario.
Life today seems to be in constant frenzy, trying to tackle that never ending to-do list with not enough hours in a day. To bring some semblance of control, we need help wherever we can find it. In this regard, calendars are an essential organizational tool for your home and office. The main reason for having a calendar is to help you schedule and manage your time efficiently - to help you manage the chaos.
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On April 9, 2016, the 7th Milton Scouts organized a drive to collect and safely dispose of and recycle E-waste. Items included but were not limited to computers, printers, old cell phones, batteries and televisions. As part of our sustainability initiative, BOXX donated an array of electronics to the Annual Electronics E-waste Collection, on behalf of one of our employee’s son and scout, Drake Foden.
The use of barcode technology has become widespread among businesses. This technology offers many benefits for the parking industry. Outlined below are some reasons why you should ensure your next parking system incorporates barcodes:
- CONVENIENCE: Barcodes may be emailed or downloaded & read on a cell phone screen.
Are you looking for a Parking Equipment Show to view the latest parking lot equipment and parking systems? If so, here's a list of major industry events for 2016.
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Your hospital receives solid patient satisfaction ratings so your hospital parking system can wait for your attention, right? Wrong. A new study reports that people over the age of 65 judge healthcare facilities by the condition and ease of use of hospital parking systems. Surprisingly, seniors consider the hospital parking facility as the key indicator of the first impression, second only to the lobby. That means that when a senior patient enters the grounds of your facility they aren’t looking at the landscaping or the buildings, they are judging the hospital by the parking system. For them, the patient experience extends through the door and out to the curb.