ParkWhiz and SKIDATA Align to Capitalize on Growth in Mobile & Deliver New Profit Opportunities to Owners and Operators
Industry Leaders Announce Integration to Bring Revenue Management, Streamlined Customer Experience & Mobile Availability to Parking Facilities Nationwide
Chicago, IL, November 20, 2013 – ParkWhiz, the market leading parking and marketing applications platform, and SKIDATA, the global leader in access management solutions, today announced the release of the 'ParkWhiz Power Pack', a fully integrated, end-to-end solution that provides parking owners and operators with the unprecedented ability to leverage smartphone adoption and maximize parking profits.
With more than 7,000 SKIDATA-equipped parking facilities in its portfolio, SKIDATA's owner/operators now have immediate access to millions of ParkWhiz customers who book parking in advance for daily, monthly or event based parking occasions, such as downtown Chicago parking and NYC parking.
"SKIDATA solutions are best-in-class and this integration reflects our mutual commitment to maximize operator profits," said ParkWhiz CEO Aashish Dalal. "ParkWhiz mobile enabled parking locations are experiencing 500% year-over-year growth, and we're excited to extend this revolutionary market opportunity to SKIDATA's community of distribution partners, owners and operators."
The ParkWhiz Power Pack combines massive eParking transaction volume with superior access and revenue controls in a turnkey solution that immediately increases revenue and enhances operational efficiencies for parking owners and operators.
"SKIDATA is committed to delivering the greatest value to our operators and the greatest convenience to our users," said Keith Lynch, Vice President of SKIDATA. "Teaming up with ParkWhiz is instrumental to this mission. As the market leading eParking platform, they're a natural fit. The integration of our platforms will increase operator revenues and improve the parking experience through real-time occupancy information and streamlined redemption."
Headquartered in Chicago, ParkWhiz is the industry leader in eParking. The company's website and mobile platforms provide a fast and efficient way for drivers to find and book guaranteed parking spaces before reaching their destination. ParkWhiz is an official partner of StubHub and TicketsNow. The company also has partnerships with professional sports teams including the Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens, US Airways Center, NCAA teams, and other sport and entertainment venues.
For more information, visit ParkWhiz.com.
SKIDATA Group is an international leader in the field of access solutions and their management. More than 7,000 SKIDATA installations worldwide in ski resorts, shopping centers, major airports, municipalities, sports stadiums, trade shows, and amusement parks provide secure and reliable access and entry control for people and vehicles. SKIDATA places great value in providing solutions that are intuitive, easy to use, and secure. The integrated concepts of SKIDATA solutions help clients optimize performance and maximize profits. SKIDATA Group (www.skidata.com) belongs to the publicly traded Swiss Kudelski Group (www.nagra.com), a leading provider of digital security solutions.
For more information, visit SKIDATA.com.