Payment: the new connected fleet service

Payment: the new connected fleet service Fuel cards represent the largest of the 5 sectors assessed in our Connected Fleet Services report with supplier revenues in Europe and North America estimated to grow to $22 billion by 2025. However, it is also the market with the slowest predicted growth, at 2% CAGR, due to fierce […]

Fleet data aggregators could displace TSPs by providing better insight

The big data phenomenon, beyond the buzzword, is happening. In 2016, it was estimated that 90% of all the world’s data had been generated over the previous 2 years. According to Capterra, by 2020, 1.7 Mb of data will be created every second for every single person on earth! Indeed, big data is becoming ubiquitous […]

Fleet service provision is crossing all silos

December 8, 2017 by  
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Every day, to streamline their costs & operations, fleet managers worldwide attempt to optimise the cost and operation of 260 million trucks, vans and company cars. But their suppliers still provide vehicle maintenance, fuel, telematics, insurance and toll solutions in silos. Each optimises only a small part of the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), resulting […]

EETS – The Ecotaxe’s greatest legacy

March 6, 2017 by  
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In 2004, the European Commission (EC) first issued the European Electronic Toll Service (EETS) directive. At the time, it was heralded as a solution to the chronic lack of interoperability between toll domains, which often resulted in a mass of confusion and on-board-units (OBUs) across truck dashboards and windscreens. EETS promised that a single contract […]

M2M Telematics: Fleet Management & Usage Based Insurance

February 18, 2013 by  
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PTOLEMUS will be present at the M2M Telematics for Fleet Management and Usage Based Insurance conference in London on 20th-21st February 2013. Frederic Bruneteau, our managing partner, will present the Insurance Telematics Study, the most comprehensive report ever written on insurance telematics. Frederic will also participate to a panel discussion on the eCall mandate impacts. We will notably answer […]

Telematics for Fleet Management Europe 2013

December 4, 2012 by  
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Fort the 5th time in a row, PTOLEMUS will be present at Europe’s largest event on fleet telematics. Telematics for Fleet Management Europe 2013 will take place in Amsterdam on 19-20th March 2013. Frederic Bruneteau will notably deliver the keynote presentation on the annual market evolution. We will notably cover Innovations such as tachograph integration, TMS/FMS integration, the […]

3G telematics has started…

October 17, 2011 by  
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This summer, 3 sectors of telematics were transformed by key acquisitions. In the Personal Navigation Industry (PND), Garmin completed its acquisition of Navigon. In the traffic information domain, Inrix, the American traffic information provider, made an offer to acquire ITIS Holdings, its UK-based competitor. That is not all, in June, voice-recognition leader Nuance Communications acquired […]