SOCAR Energy Switzerland and German Wincor Nixdorf AG Company have signed an agreement on the delivery of IT equipment, software and maintenance facilities for SOCAR refueling stations in Switzerland.
The agreement envisages that Wincor Nixdorf will install 200 brand-new Beetle/M point-of-sale systems (POS), the NAMOS software and 149 Fusion 6000 device control units at SOCAR’s stations.
The contract also covers provision of training services as well as rendering of first, second, and third-level services. As many as 66 stations which are currently operated by SOCAR will be equipped with Wincor Nixdorf’s CINEO 6010 cash management system, which ensures high level of security at the POS.
“We have chosen Wincor Nixdorf as a strategic partner because it is an innovative solution provider that operates beyond the classic petroleum business, bringing technologies and trends from its leadership in the general retail sector to our service stations and thus meeting SOCAR’s requirements as a premium brand.
Wincor Nixdorf’s POS systems, cash management components will play an important role in making SOCAR stand out in the market,” said Edgar Bachmann, CEO of SOCAR Energy Switzerland, Wincor Nixdorf Press reports.
ExxonMobil has agreed to sell its Swiss fuel supply business, Esso Schweiz, to Azerbaijani national oil company in 2011. Following transitional phase which lasted about a year SOCAR Energy Switzerland assumed control over the company’s operations in Switzerland.
Wincor Nixdorf is one of the world’s leading providers of IT solutions and services. The parent company has subsidiaries in 42 countries.
Zurich-based SOCAR Energy Switzerland GmbH runs tanker truck, fuel tank, oil, gas and aviation fuel operations alongside its service stations.
Currently, 158 refueling stations are operating in Switzerland under SOCAR brand. Alongside with Switzerland SOCAR operates its stations in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine and Romania.