Oyster Bay, New York - 29 May 2013
For the first time, Trimble is ranked the No. 1 telematics service provider in ABI Research’s Competitive Assessment of the commercial fleet telematics industry, with Telogis and Omnitracs occupying second and third places respectively.
The annual survey assessed 19 fleet telematics service providers based on a number of “Innovation” and “Implementation” criteria. Telogis, XRS, and Trimble were the top three players in the Innovation category whilst Trimble, Omnitracs, and Mix Telematics led the Implementation category.
Key factors which contributed to Trimble’s top rating were its global presence, its increasing subscriber base, its ability to address multiple vertical sectors, strong technological innovation in its service and hardware offerings, plus its secure financial position.
“Trimble’s strategy of acquiring key telematics companies is clearly paying off,” said Gareth Owen, principal analyst at ABI Research. “Its recent acquisition of PeopleNet and Punch Telematix has boosted its presence in the trucking sector, particularly the enterprise sector, whilst its acquisition of ALK Technologies enables it to offer more sophisticated navigation services compared to its competitors.”
Telogis, ranked in second place, also had high average scores in both “Implementation” and “Innovation” categories, indicating that the company is strong across the whole range of evaluation criteria. Meanwhile Omnitracs dropped from first position in 2012 to third in the 2013 survey. Nevertheless, the company retains its dominant market share and has a strong presence in key regions such as the Americas and Europe, in addition to having an intuitive product range that is continually being developed.
ABI Research’s annual “Commercial Telematics” Competitive Assessment is part of the company’s Commercial Vehicle Telematics Research Service which provides detailed analytical and quantitative information on developments in the commercial telematics industry around the world.
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