LITTLETON, CO – December 12, 2013 - PassTime, an industry pioneer and leader in telematics and Automated Collection Technology solutions, announced today that it has launched a fleet division and has selected Geotab’s fleet management technology as the major foundation of its solution portfolio.
The new fleet division, PassTime Fleet Finance and Telematics, complements PassTime’s superior quality, reliability and customer support model that has made the company an industry leader in the automotive GPS tracking industry for more than twenty years.
The division will be led by Peter Fowler, who, previous to joining PassTime, had successfully launched what turned into the market leading US M2M business of Siemens. In addition, PassTime has brought on Harald Fritz who was formerly at Web-Tech Wireless, where during their growth years he played a vital role as SVP of sales and marketing.
“PassTime has historically been focused on providing GPS tracking and Automated Collection Technology solutions to the automotive lending industry. With our expertise in providing technology to the automotive finance industry, reliability and customer service, expanding in to the fleet space is a natural progression for the company. We brought the right people in place, partnered with an industry leader Geotab, and this is the perfect opportunity to provide a new offering to the fleet industry,” said Stan Schwarz, founder and CEO of PassTime.
PassTime Fleet Finance and Telematics has selected Geotab, Inc., a leading solutions provider for over ten years. Geotab provides the world’s most sophisticated GPS fleet management solutions that help organizations develop company-wide management policies to improve driver behavior, enhance driver safety, and on-road productivity. Geotab was recently named in Connected World’s prestigious 2013 and 2014 CW100 list and sits among the top 100 machine-to-machine (M2M) companies.
“We reviewed the fleet telematics market in great detail and determined Geotab has the best of breed plug and play hardware, unparalleled vehicle data capture and Fleet Management system. With PassTime’s twenty-year experience, delivering reliable GPS tracking products and unmatched live customer care throughout the US, Canada and UK, matched with Geotab’s superior fleet solutions; it is a perfect fit,” said Peter Fowler, president of PassTime Fleet Finance and Telematics.
PassTime Fleet will offer comprehensive hardware and software solutions designed for any size fleet. From fleet and vehicle tracking, to driver safety, productivity and performance, PassTime Fleet has the tools needed to help customers manage their assets while saving time and money. PassTime Fleet’s affordable solutions allow companies of all sizes to manage its fleet with sophisticated tools while quickly achieving a return on investment. With unmatched data storage and key metrics, customers can leverage customized reporting features for advanced business analysis and insight. While the solution is powerful, PassTime Fleet Finance and Telematics’ solution is user friendly and customizable.
The PassTime Fleet Finance and Telematics solution is available now. To learn more about PassTime Fleet Finance and Telematics or to order call 866-901-9701 or email FleetSales@passtimeusa.com.
Headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, PassTime was founded in 1992; the PassTime Suite of Products is designed to improve customer payment performance and reduce default and repossession risks. In 1997, PassTime created its first Automated Collections Technology product. Over the next several years, a Suite of Products evolved that offer GPS tracking, wireless, and Automated Collections products and services designed to meet the needs of a highly diverse industry of car dealers and special finance companies. PassTime solutions facilitate higher rates of return on financing based upon improved customer payment performance. PassTime prides itself on a 24/7 Customer Care Support Center for partners, lenders, dealerships, and end-user customers. Over the past decade, PassTime has sustained industry leadership with its innovative products and services.