Parking Systems & Parking Equipment by Parking BOXX

Why Automate Parking?

Posted by Parking BOXX on Jul 10, 2017

7 Reasons to Install a Parking System

Why automate? Here are 7 reasons to automate your Parking Access and Revenue Control System with Parking BOXX:

1. CONTROL PARKING. Limit parking lot access to paying customers, employees, monthly pass holders or others who should actually be there. Control traffic flow by setting advanced levels of access control to different areas of your lot, and allow greater flexibility for peak parking periods and special events. A well-designed automated parking solution ensures patrons and staff can enter, park & pay and exit the lot quickly and easily for a positive customer experience.

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Staffing a Gated Parking System vs. a Metered Parking System

Posted by Parking BOXX on May 4, 2017

A Comparison of Costs

In a recent post, we explored the pros and cons of gated versus metered systems, with a focus on costs and revenues. We wrote about how these parking systems compare when it comes to capital costs, maintenance and more, and also how the revenue capture differs.

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Parking Lot Layout

Posted by Parking BOXX on May 1, 2017


When owners want to optimize their parking lot layout to maximize parking revenue, the more spaces the better. We frequently hear questions such as, “How should we lay out our parking stalls?” While that may seem like a simple question, there are many variables involved in approaching the answer. Initial high-level questions may include:

  • What are the dimensions of the current parking area?
  • Are there existing parking spaces?
  • Do you have flexibility in the location of entrance and exit lanes?
  • What type of parking system will be installed? For example, a gated system requires concrete islands in the Entry & Exit Lanes. In comparison, a Smart Parking Meter does not.
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Why Branded Parking Equipment is More Important to Your Customers than You Know

Posted by Parking BOXX on Mar 27, 2017

In Parking, Little Things Make All the Difference

Parking can be stressful. In busy, unfamiliar parking lots, it’s easy to become disoriented and wonder if you’re in the right lot. Having branded parking equipment minimizes that confusion and builds trust, creating a great first impression. It’s one of the ‘extras’ that should be a key consideration when sourcing a parking solution.

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7 Key Questions For Parking Solutions

Posted by Parking BOXX on Jan 30, 2017

What to Consider In Evaluating Parking Systems

When researching parking solutions, where do you start? If you’ve reviewed our Definitive Guide to Parking Solutions and you’ve narrowed your goals to parking revenue generation and access control, read on.  At Parking BOXX, we’ve been fielding questions from parking newbies for decades. We hear what’s top of mind from businesses across North America every day. Whether you need a parking solution for your hotel, hospital, condo or shopping mall, knowing where to start can be tricky. To help, we’ve compiled this list of key questions to consider in evaluating parking solutions.

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Posted by Parking BOXX on Oct 15, 2016

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.

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2016 Parking Equipment Shows & Events

Posted by Parking BOXX on Feb 14, 2015

Are you looking for a Parking Equipment Show to view the latest parking lot equipment and parking systems? If so, here's list of major industry events for 2016.

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Topics: Parking Systems & Equipment, Tradeshow Calendar

Federal APD Is No More

Posted by Parking BOXX on Dec 2, 2014

In 2014, 3M announced it was closing it's parking division, previously Federal APD.  According to sources, the parking division had undergone a substantial loss in revenue and did not meet 3M’s profit expectations.  The management team at 3M promised that all existing contracts would be honored.  3M officially closed it's parking operation in November of 2014 and sadly, Federal APD, once a pioneer in the parking industry, was no more.

Many parking owners & operators with 3M/Federal APD systems are now replacing their parking systems.  Here is why you should consider Parking BOXX for your next system:

  1. North American based Parking Equipment Manufacturer
  2. 75-year history in the parking industry
  3. Great Pricing with a Best Price Guarantee
  4. First EMV unattended Parking System in the United States
  5. Customization
  6. Prompt, friendly service
  7. Unlimited training during warranty
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Full-Featured, Reliable Parking Equipment

Our customers are impressed by the reliability of Parking BOXX Systems.  Once installed, "it just runs" is feedback we hear again and again.  Couple reliability with our friendly, knowledgeable staff for a winning combination. 


  • Reliability is KEY.
  • Best Price Guarantee.
  • Unlimited Training.
  • Friendly, Knowledgeable Techs.

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