Stevenage, 26 Jan 2011
Widget UK Ltd, announces that it is expanding its distribution partnership with TomTom today to include TomTom Business Solutions, the fleet management division of TomTom.
Widget UK Ltd has distributed TomTom products to consumers in the UK since its launch in 2004. TomTom Business Solutions division brings fit for purpose products to anyone managing vehicles for a business purpose.
"Widget is placing an increasing emphasis on a variety of vertical markets in 2011," said Jo-Anne Foreman, managing director of Widget UK Ltd, “and we will help bring the benefits of TomTom Business Solutions to our existing and new customers.”
“This is a great opportunity to build on Widget's success with TomTom consumer products so far, which will help expand and strengthen our infrastructure for UK growth of TomTom Business Solutions.” says Giles Margerison. “This compliments our strategy to offer alternative service options and a broader range of solutions to our channel partners and customers.”
Trade only distributor Widget will stock the TomTom range of specialist business navigation devices including the TomTom PRO 7100 EU, PRO 9100 EU and the PRO 7100 EU- Truck.
As part of the WORKsmart™ Traffic solution, the PRO series helps fleets of between 5 and 500 vehicles with
* Traffic avoidance
* Vehicle tracking
* Job dispatch
* Time management
* Environmental responsibility
* Management reporting
About Widget UK Ltd.
Widget UK Ltd distributes a tightly focussed range of satellite navigation, networking and video products, for manufacturers such as TomTom BV and Cisco Consumer Products. Widget UK Ltd sells only to trade, and not directly to the public. Its customers are UK retailers and resellers. including Staples, DSGi, Maplin, Comet, Amazon.co.uk, Dabs.com, Play.com, QVC, Ideal Shopping Direct, Computacenter and SCC.
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TomTom N.V. (AEX: TOM2) is the world’s leading provider of location and navigation solutions. Headquartered in The Netherlands it has over 3,000 employees worldwide. Over 45 million people use its solutions every day, in the form of dedicated portable navigation devices (PNDs), in-dash car systems or tracking and tracing solutions for fleet management. In addition, hundreds of millions of people use TomTom’s digital maps on the internet or mobile phones.
In 2009, TomTom reported €1.5 billion in revenues and a €340 million net cash flow from operating activities. More information about TomTom can be found at www.TomTom.com.
TomTom Business Solutions is a leading provider of fleet management solutions and recognised as the fastest growing Telematics Service Provider (TSP) for commercial fleets in Europe. TomTom Business Solutions is fully dedicated to commercial vehicle fleets and has been operating under the TomTom WORK brand for the past 5 years.
WORKsmart™ is TomTom’s ready to use fleet management solution and an innovative way for improving the management of all types of commercial fleets. It offers customers a choice of industry leading solutions combined with a high quality professional service. At the heart of the solution is TomTom WEBFLEET®.
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