Fuel Cards in Europe, Western Markets 2017: Market and Competitor Data and Insights into the Commercial Fuel Card Sector

  • ID: 4456653
  • Report
  • Region: Europe
  • 293 pages
  • GlobalData
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Agip (Eni)
  • BP
  • Esso
  • OKQ8
  • ROUTEX
  • Teboil
  • MORE
Fuel Cards in Europe, Western Markets 2017: Market and competitor data and insights into the commercial fuel card sector

Summary

Over the next five years commercial fleets will begin to invest in electric vehicles as they attempt to reduce transport costs. Heightened competition and rising fuel prices will force many small domestic fleets to use new strategies to reduce transport costs and remain competitive .Due to the low running and fuel costs compared to fossil fuel vehicles, commercial fleets will invest in electric vehicles towards 2022.

More than 125,000 new electric vehicles will be sold in Western Europe between 2017 and 2022 as vehicle prices fall as more models are released to the market and recharging networks expand across Europe, making electric vehicles a viable option for commercial use. With electric commercial vehicles becoming more common and many Western European countries banning the sale of fossil fuel vehicles from 2030, card operators need to invest in electric vehicles services.

In Western Europe the average CRT vehicle has about 1.3 fuel cards as companies attempt to maximise the card acceptance networks and services offered by multiple fuel card operators. With the average CRT vehicles having more than one fuel card in the majority of Western European markets, it is vital for card operators to differentiate their card offerings in order to boost CRT volumes over the next five years.

Over the next five years there will be a significant increase in demand for fuel cards across Western Europe as export levels rise across the region. With transport fleets gaining new clients in neighbouring markets towards 2022, many will turn to fuel cards to lower transport costs and benefit from card services. In order to meet the growing international needs of commercial vehicles in Western Europe, card operators should create partnerships with fuel retailers across Europe, to expand their international card acceptance networks.

The report "Fuel Cards in Europe, Western Markets 2017", is invaluable for issuers of fleet cards, fuel retailers, fleet leasing companies and other suppliers to the sector. Based on research with issuers and fuel retailers it provides commercial (B2B) fuel card volume (split by fleet and CRT), value and market share forecasts to 2022, key data on independent and oil company card issuers and an analysis of fuel card competition in Western Europe.

Companies mentioned in this report:Shell, BP, Esso, DKV, UTA, TOTAL, Q8, Agip (Eni), ROUTEX, AS24, Aral, OMV, Circle K,OKQ8, St1, Teboil, Neste, MOL.

Scope
  • Over the next five years there will be a significant increase in demand for fuel cards across Western Europe as export levels rise across the region. With transport fleets gaining new clients in neighbouring markets towards 2022, many will turn to fuel cards to lower transport costs and benefit from card services.
  • The total number of service stations in Austria increased by 1.2% in 2016 totalling 2,673 service stations. Over 26,000 new fuel cards in Belgium will be issued between 2017 and 2022, totalling to 1,256,401 cards in the market.
  • Total fleet card volumes in Ireland rose by 15.1% in 2016 continuing the upward trend started in 2012. The top five fuel card operators in Luxembourg made up 74.4% of fuel card volumes in 2016 as they all offer large card acceptance networks, while also offering a wide range of services such as toll payments and online monitoring.
  • Fuel card volumes in the Netherlands increased by 3.1% in 2016, breaking the trend started in 2014. The value of the Slovenian fuel card market will increase by 27.6% between 2017 and 2022 as fuel prices continue to rise.Between 2017 and 2022 CRT card volumes in Switzerland will fall by 5.6%.
Reasons to buy
  • Plan effective market entry strategies by uncovering current and future volumes and values of Western European fuel card markets.
  • Assess whether you should increase network acceptance of your card and identify potential new merchants by uncovering the position of competitors.
  • Whether you are an issuer, a processor, a leasing company or a fuel retailer, make informed pitches to partners by understanding their business.
  • Enhance fuel sales at your service stations by identifying which fuel cards you should accept based on their market shares and network acceptance.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Agip (Eni)
  • BP
  • Esso
  • OKQ8
  • ROUTEX
  • Teboil
  • MORE
Western Europe Overview
Austria
Market Overview
Market Size
Market Forecast
Channel Share
Market Shares
Major Competitors
Competitor Card Analysis
Belgium
Market Overview
Market Size
Market Forecast
Channel Share
Market Shares
Major Competitors
Competitor Card Analysis
Ireland
Market Overview
Market Size
Market Forecast
Channel Share
Market Shares
Major Competitors
Competitor Card Analysis
Luxembourg
Market Overview
Market Size
Market Forecast
Channel Share
Market Shares
Major Competitors
Competitor Card Analysis
The Netherlands
Market Overview
Market Size
Market Forecast
Channel Share
Market Shares
Major Competitors
Competitor Card Analysis
Slovenia
Market Overview
Market Size
Market Forecast
Channel Share
Market Shares
Major Competitors
Competitor Card Analysis
Switzerland
Market Overview
Market Size
Market Forecast
Channel Share
Market Shares
Major Competitors
Competitor Card Analysis
Appendix
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  • Shell
  • BP
  • Esso
  • DKV
  • UTA
  • TOTAL
  • Q8
  • Agip (Eni)
  • ROUTEX
  • AS24
  • Aral
  • OMV
  • Circle K
  • OKQ8
  • St1
  • Teboil
  • Neste
  • MOL
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