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Associate Members

In today’s fast moving world of retailing its vital members are provided with the best products and services to help them run their business more efficiently. The PRA has strong links with the following “Associate Members”  who provide excellent products and services to our industry.  

 

Accenture

  

Accenture is a leading professional services company, with capabilities in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.

Leveraging our deep expertise across industries and business functions, we help organizations shape their vision for the future.

 We drive innovation to develop and implement differentiated solutions that accelerate growth and increase efficiency – and we may run parts of clients’ businesses on their behalf.

Ultimately, we enable clients to maximize their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders.

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Allego

Allego is one of the leading providers of charging solutions and EV cloud services in Europe. Our pan-European network of almost 10000 charge points offers a seamless network across Europe. We are experienced in the forecourt industry, supporting clients such as Shell and Total to achieve their EV ambitions.

Allego is a coordinator of leading European fast charge and ultra fast charge projects, market leader in services for Public Transport and facilitates over 600 cities and companies with smart charging solutions.

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APG Cash Drawer

APG Cash Drawer is a global manufacturer of cash management solutions serving a variety of customers and industries. Through our continuous improvement initiative, APG has built a reputation as the supplier of choice for cash management solutions in retail, grocery, convenience, hospitality, and quick serve throughout the world. From our general application, custom and bespoke or the SMARTtill® intelligent cash drawer solutions, our brand differentiates itself by delivering innovative technologies that globally enhance efficiency and security at the point of sale.

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CBE

CBE are recognised as one of the leading innovators within the UK EPoS market. For more than three decades, we have been providing innovative software solutions to a wide range of retailers throughout the country.

A key factor in our success is our focus on technological development of EPoS software. We have a dedicated research and development centre, staffed by expert engineers, and are proud to spearhead new technological developments, which go on to become the industry standard.

We are the leading supplier of EPoS solutions to the supermarket, convenience, forecourt and hospitality sectors. By striving to surpass customer expectations, and by offering 24-hour and 365-days-a-year customer service, we remain number one within the EPoS industry.

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Christie & Co

Christie & Co is the leading specialist advisor for buying and selling businesses in convenience retail and petrol filling stations.  We are at the forefront of the sector, with years of experience identifying and managing local and often special purchases in granular detail. We have the largest team of specialist retail agents dedicated to the sector, with retail expertise available in each and every one of the company’s 15 UK offices, where advisors are uniquely placed to analyse and understand the subtleties of the local markets.

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The Electric Vehicle Network

 

Founded in 2017, The EV Network was formed as a dedicated EV charging infrastructure development company to address the challenges faced by both Site Hosts and Charge Point Operators in rolling out a network of EV charging infrastructure across the UK. 
 
Through its strong relationships with high quality Site Hosts and Charge Point Operators, The EV Network has become a distinguished player in the EV Charging market able to provide its partners with fully funded bespoke technology and service solutions.
 
The EV Network offers Site Hosts the opportunity to benefit from long-term guaranteed rental income by allowing us to deploy our high-powered EV charging solution with no investment required from the landlord. We have partnered with the leading names in the industry to give Site Hosts confidence in our work. Our EPC contractors have the relevant accreditations to work on Petrol Forecourts, and our Charge Point Operator partners are some of the most experienced companies in the industry currently operating a combined total of over 15,000 charge points across Europe, and each providing a first-class user experience.

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FMA Systems Ltd

 

FMA Systems Ltd. is a part of the family business that deals in the oil and gas industry from storage terminals to forecourts.

Over the last 30 years, FMA has made its way in the global market providing automation solutions to the downstream oil and gas industry. 

The family business has expertise in forecourts in EMEA region over the last 25 years, and are now expanding its ways into the forecourt industry of the U.K. We have a vast product range to offer along with supply, install and support – as we do globally!

  • Electric Vehicle Car Chargers
  • Underground Fill Pipes
  • Submersible Pumps
  • Auto Tank Gauging and Tank Probes
  • SMD LED Price Changing Unit
  • Refrigerators and Chillers
  • Mechanical Leak Detectors and Overfill Prevention Valves 
  • Tank Sumps and Dispenser Sumps

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Forecourt Eye

Forecourt Eye have developed a viable and proven solution, that delivers high ‘loss recovery’ results and bottom line savings to forecourt operators. In addition, crime reduction making sites safer for both employees and customers.

‘No means of payment’ is an increasing challenge for forecourt operators – and with Forecourt Eye’s instant, paperless reporting system, we are regularly achieving NMoP fuel cost recovery rates of 85 per cent. Customer and employee safety is an increasing concern for forecourt operators, and the combination of Forecourt Eye working with Facewatch provides a powerful visual and recording platform that will enable your business deter and prevent both fuel and shop theft.

Forecourt Eye provide the most powerful crime prevention and loss recovery platform in the market today and would.

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Franchisee First

 

Franchisee First is an innovative provider of Fuel bonds, as a simple, cost effective means of meeting a Dealers financial security obligation to their wet stock suppliers.

Fuel bonds (or Franchise bonds) are an alternative form of contractual security to bank guarantees. 

Traditional security deposits such as bank guarantees incur a charge and sit on the balance sheet using up a dealers working capital. Fuel bonds are provided on an unsecured basis by Hiscox, and as such, Dealers are free to utilise their freed up cash as they see fit.

Our online system is quick and easy to use and allows you to purchase a Fuel bond in minutes. 

Franchisee First is based in the UK and is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

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Grip Hero

Revolutionising forecourt hand-protection.

GripHero is coming to revolutionise forecourt hand-protection with the most effortless, easy-to-use and convenient way possible for keeping hands clean at the pumps - dispensing recyclable hand-protection directly from the nozzle.

GripHero aims to standardise the way hand-protection is offered across forecourts and locating it in the most optimal position possible for the consumer. No more hunting or searching for the dispenser – it’s there waiting for drivers on the nozzle on arrival.

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Henderson Technology

Developed for the convenience and fuel forecourt market by Henderson Technology, EDGEPoS is one of the only worldwide EPOS systems that has been designed by retailers, for Retailers. Offering a fully scalable, real-time solution supporting businesses from one to one hundred lanes.

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JackaMan Insurance Services Ltd

Jackaman Ins Services Ltd provide Insurance solutions for an entire spectrum of commercial clients.

They have expertise in dealing with the petrol retail industry and have bespoke contracts which have been developed for PRA members. 

They also offer a free policy healthcheck to highlight any covers available which are currently not being enjoyed by certain Policyholders.

Jackaman Ins Services have an extensive range of available markets including access to household name insurers. We also have a wide range of London Market based Insurers and have some exclusive facilities available to us.

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Petroassist UK

 

Leading service provider to the UK & Ireland fuel retailing industry.

Petroassist UK Ltd is part of the Petrotec Group of Companies. We are a petrol station forecourt specialist contractor with more than 50 years experience in the oil industry. 

Fuel Pumps & Technology Solutions

We supply, install and maintain a broad range of forecourt equipment including fuel pumps, payment and control solutions, tank gauges and other ancillary equipment.
 
Nationwide Service Coverage

With more than 50 multi-skilled field service engineers we offer a broad range of services nationwide. Whether you require maintenance of fuel pumps or tank gauges, a small equipment installation or a complete upgrade of your fuel infrastructure installation, we can tailor our services to suit your business needs.
 
PETROASSIST UK is also the OFFICIAL WAYNE DISTRIBUTOR for UK and IRELAND and an AUTHORISED EDGEPOS RESELLER IN SCOTLAND, ENGLAND AND WALES.

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Petrotec UK

 

In the English market since 2014, the Petrotec Group has already proven to be a success through significant projects developed in the country. However, Petrotec already has trade relations in England for over 10 years.

Equipped with 100% own technology, the Petrotec Group focuses on the distribution of Fuel Dispensers, Car Wash Equipment, Fleet Management Systems and Filling Stations, offering a wide range of flexible and custom-made solutions which, coupled with its capacity for technological innovation, and design capacity sustain the entire course of the organisation. The Petrotec Group also combines its products and technologies with engineering and services solutions dedicated to the optimisation of its business model.

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Winckworth Sherwood

A full service law firm with a diverse client base, Winckworth Sherwood prides itself on providing market leading advice across a broad range of sectors and markets.

Our clients include national supermarkets and convenience store operators, oil companies and several of the top 50 Independent Forecourt Retailers. We understand the opportunities and challenges you face and we use that insight to help you to achieve your objectives, protect your businesses and manage your exposure to risk.

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