HONK and Southland Printing Launch Strategic Partnership to Bring Unattended Payments to More Parking Locations Across North America


By combining HONK’s industry leading contactless payment technology with Southland’s ticketing and transit network, best-in-class unattended payments are coming to more locations across the US and Canada.

TORONTO, ON & SHREVEPORT, LA – HONK, a North American provider of unattended contactless payments for parking, and Southland Printing (Southland), global provider of ticketing and transit solutions, are pleased to announce a strategic partnership that will bring HONK’s unattended payment solutions to more parking locations, across more geographies, starting immediately.

“Southland Printing could not be happier with our new strategic partnership with HONK,” said Jay Manno, President, Southland Printing. “This partnership strengthens the Southland brand – giving our customers & prospective customers more variety in solutions for their parking & transportation needs to go along with a variety of quality products Southland continues to offer all over the world. By promoting a top quality product in HONK we look forward to seeing both our organizations grow together into the future.”

Southland has over 60 years experience of ticketing and transit solutions for the parking industry. Serving customers around the globe, in over 49 countries, Southland has been a pioneer in the ever-changing ticketing world. HONK’s contactless payment technology is trusted by municipalities, colleges & universities, real estate owners, and private parking operators throughout North America to increase throughput and revenue, while reducing operating costs and redundancies.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Southland to bring our suite of contactless payment solutions to more customers across the globe,” said Michael Back, HONK Founder and CEO. “Now more than ever, parking operators are seeking touchless, unattended payment solutions to streamline their operations while simultaneously giving their customers safe payment options. Our partnership with Southland provides an immediate avenue to achieve this goal by expanding our reach and filling consumer demand for quick, safe and convenient parking.”

By combining expertise, networks and reach, the partnership between HONK and Southland Printing brings industry-leading unattended contactless payments to more parking facilities across the US and Canada at a time when consumer demand is at an all-time high.

About Southland Printing Company, Inc.
Founded in 1960 by John Manno, Sr. and currently under the leadership of Jay Manno, Southland Printing Company, Inc. delivers high-quality printed parking and transit products that meet the ever-changing needs of its customers. This commitment is evident through Southland’s market leadership and strong customer relationships. With its broad range of print-based solutions, Southland is trusted by more than 1,000 organizations in the United States and abroad, including parking operators, transit authorities, municipalities, universities, hospitals, and airports. Southland Printing is headquartered in Shreveport, Louisiana. For additional information about Southland’s products and services, visit www.SouthlandPrinting.com.

About HONK

HONK is North America’s leading provider of safe, contactless payments for the parking industry. Since 2013, HONK has been creating touchless solutions to make paying for parking easier, faster, and safer for drivers. Motorists can download the HonkAPP to search and pay for parking and extend their parking session right from their phone. Or they can opt to use HonkTAP smart stations for a contactless way to pay. Simply tap or scan a mobile phone — no app download or pay station required. HONK is trusted by millions of drivers and is accepted at over 5,000 locations across the United States and Canada. honkmobile.com

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Rachel Lemkow
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