The total number of service stations in Austria increased by 1.2% in 2016, totaling to about 2,600 service stations.Over 12,000 new fuel cards were issued in 2016, totaling to around 620,000 cards in the market. Of those cards, over 85% were held by fleet vehicles and around 14% by CRT vehicles.Fuel card volumes decreased by 0.6% in 2016 to around 6.5Billion litres, after rising in 2015.Fuel card volumes account for 23% of total fuel sold in Austria in 2016, and will account for a higher proportion towards 2022.
Over 22,000 new fuel cards will be issued between 2017 and 2022, totaling to more than 640,000 cards in the market. Of those cards 87% will be held by fleet vehicles and around 13% CRT vehicles.Fuel card volumes will increase by 7.5% between 2017 and 2022 totaling 1,717.8Million litres in 2022.Fuel card volumes will account for more than 25% of total fuel sold in Austria in 2022, as it increases annually between 2017 and 2022.
Fleet card volumes will continue to grow rising 10.2% between 2017 and 2022 to total 1008.9m litres by the end of 2022. CRT card volumes increased by 2.0% in 2016.after rising by 1.1% in 2015. Between 2017 and 2022 CRT card volumes will rise by 9.0%, totaling 708m litres by the end of 2022.
Top five fuel card operators made up 79.7% of fuel card volumes in 2016 as they all offer a wide range of services such as toll payments and online monitoring.Shell remained the fuel card market leader in Austria as it increased its market share in 2016, accounting for 23.0% as clients were drawn to its large card acceptance network.
The report "Fuel Cards in Austria 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 Austria.
Companies mentioned in this report: Shell, BP, Esso, DKV, UTA, TOTAL, Q8, Agip (Eni), ROUTEX, AS24, Aral, OMV,Genol, IQ, Teboil, Neste, EKO-ELDA, AVIN, Jetoil.
- The total number of service stations in Austria increased by 1.2% in 2016 totalling 2,673 service stations.
- Over 22,000 new fuel cards will be issued between 2017 and 2022, totalling to 644,456 cards in the market.
- CRT card volumes increased by 2.0% in 2016.after rising by 1.1% in 2015.
- Shell remained the fuel card market leader in Austria as it increased its market share in 2016, accounting for 23.0% as clients were drawn to its large card acceptance network.
- Plan effective market entry strategies by uncovering current and future volumes and values of the Austrian 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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