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Unmanned petrol station forecourt monitoring solutions (pay at pump)

M.A.R.S unmanned petrol station monitoring solutions (pay at pump)

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  • M.A.R.S is the solution for petrol station owners/managers operating on tight margins and want to increases security, operational efficiency and raises revenues on the forecourt.
  • It’s not just unmanned, M.A.R.S also is available for manned petrol station forecourts.
  • M.A.R.S enables staffing and building costs to be eliminated by allowing unmanned forecourts to trade using alternative round-the-clock site monitoring and remote customer interaction.
  • The M.A.R.S unmanned forecourt solution is used by forecourt operators including Certas Energy, Harvest Energy and Great Gas Petroleum in Ireland.
  • From an independent petrol station owner to multisite national forecourt operators, can all benefit from M.A.R.S remote fuelling solution.
  • Developed in-house by Metro Security’s R&D engineers, the ground breaking M.A.R.S system is continually being enhanced and expanded to address evolving forecourt requirements.
  • The multi-functional M.A.R.S solution easily and cost-effectively integrates with any forecourt site’s existing hardware and software systems.

If your petrol station forecourt is operating on tight margins, try using the award-winning M.A.R.S system to maximise your returns, improve site efficiency and successfully tackle losses including motorist drive-off fuel thefts

The key benefits

Safety first

  • Shut power down on site or simply stop the dispense of fuel to a pump.
  • Removing the need for lone workers required to work overnight.
  • Emergency equipment cabinet monitoring – alerts when opened.
  • PA response.
  • Emergency phone answering, for both customer care and customer emergency.
  • Link the system to your intruder alarm for additional safety.

Detecting unusual activity on your petrol station forecourt using the power of AI

  • Individuals entering the forecourt without a vehicle.
  • Vehicles that have parked suspiciously at the pumps for a long period of time.
  • Hidden number plates.
  • VOI (vehicle of interest monitoring).
  • Fraudulent use detection, e.g. if someone is trying multiple bank cards without fuelling a vehicle.
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Multiple setup solutions

  • Every transaction is visually verified by a remote operator before fuel is dispensed at your petrol station.
  • Forecourt monitored by AI (ANPR/video analytics).

Switch between manned and unmanned modes giving you the freedom to change operational hours

Reduce forecourt running costs

How it works

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Initial trials at Ron Perry & Co’s A19 service stations near Hartlepool, in September 2012, proved the advantages of Metro Security’s integrated solutions and led to the full scale development of Metro’s range of fuel sector solutions.
Click here for the full story on how this forecourt operator benefited

A range of benefits are being realised by George Hammond plc, using Metro Security’s integrated technology at the company’s Deal Services forecourt site in Kent.
Click here for more details on Deal Services

Certas Energy has already deployed M.A.R.S at 40 of its unmanned forecourt sites, in conjunction with 24/7 remote monitoring provided by Metro Security
Click here for more details on Certas Energy’s installations

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