NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 8, 2013) - ABM (NYSE: ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions announced today that ABM Parking Services has partnered with QuickPay Corp., a premier mobile parking and payment platform provider, to bring new payment options and value-added services to ABM-operated parking facilities. ABM Parking Services' customers will be able to locate parking facilities and pay for parking with their mobile phones using the free QP QuickPay® smartphone app, available for iPhone® and Android™, or by SMS text.
These innovative services are already available at close to 60 ABM-operated parking locations in Chicago, Milwaukee, the San Francisco Bay Area, Salt Lake City, Denver, and Seattle. Over the next month, 50 more parking locations will come online in these cities with further expansion of the service to parking facilities in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Cleveland. Parkers can skip waiting at the pay station and park without the hassle of cash, exact change, or the need to return to cars to display a receipt on the windshield. In addition to being able to pay securely with speed and convenience, drivers can receive text message alerts when their pre-paid time is running out, and add time remotely without having to return to their vehicle. Parking receipts and history are also available online. Some of the first ABM facilities to offer QP QuickPay have already experienced extraordinary success, exceeding 20% adoption.
"ABM is committed to offering outstanding service, and cutting-edge technology is core to delivering on that goal," said Leonard Carder, Executive Vice President, ABM Parking Services. "The ease of use of the QP QuickPay service paired with its flexibility to work in all parking sectors made it the ideal mobile payment solution for us. ABM will continue to develop new solutions that make parking convenient and hassle-free for our customers."
ABM Parking Services operates over 2,000 parking locations in the United States, including office complexes, airports, universities, municipalities, hotels, hospitals, special event venues, and more.
"ABM is at the forefront of innovation in the parking industry," said Barney Pell, Chairman and CEO, QuickPay. "Now with QP QuickPay, the ability to find and pay for parking with unprecedented speed and ease of use truly enhances the ABM parking experience."
ABM (NYSE: ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues exceeding $4 billion and 100,000 employees in over 350 offices deployed throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM's comprehensive capabilities include facilities engineering, commercial cleaning, energy solutions, HVAC, electrical, landscaping, parking and security, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes -- from schools and hospitals to the largest and most complex facilities, such as manufacturing plants and major airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit www.abm.com.
About QuickPay Corp.
QuickPay was founded in 2010 with a vision to leverage trends in mobile technology to remove the pain and hassle of finding, accessing, and paying for parking and transportation. Our revolutionary QP QuickPay mobile parking platform offers users one mobile parking application that works across all parking environments -- drivers can even raise parking gates using their mobile phones -- and gives parking owners and operators an efficient way to enable mobile parking and a suite of innovations across all their assets with a single integrated solution. Today drivers can use QP QuickPay and a mobile phone to find and pay for parking at hundreds of locations across the U.S., with new locations being added continually. QuickPay can be found on the web at qpme.com, on Twitter @QPme, and on Facebook at facebook.com/qpquickpay.
Privately-held QuickPay Corp. is based in San Francisco and backed by successful investors and technology leaders, including A16Z Seed, Advanced Technology Ventures, and Fontinalis Partners. Co-founded by Ford Motor Company executive chairman Bill Ford, Fontinalis Partners invests in technology companies improving next-generation mobility.