4 Jan 20

Connected Fleets Conference 2020: discover the full programme

How to make connectivity and telematics work in a commercial fleet, parcel delivery and Last Mile context? That is what you will find out at Fleet Europe’s upcoming Connected Fleets Conference in Brussels (Van Der Valk Hotel, Zaventem Airport) on January 28 and 29, 2020.

Together with our Advisory Board, comprising specialist from global telematics company Geotab, European leasing and mobility solutions firm Athlon as well as leading global LCV maker and related services provider Mercedes-Benz, Fleet Europe has prepared a comprehensive programme that will certainly appeal to leasing companies, operators of large LCV fleets, postal services, parcel delivery companies, online retailers and multinationals in need of Last Mile solutions.

“Fleet Europe’s Connected Fleets Conference is the place to be to tap into expert knowledge, discover innovation in connected vehicle services and be ready for the future challenges of getting the parcel at its destination efficiently and sustainably while enhancing the customer experience,” says Caroline Thonnon, Fleet Europe CEO and Head of Business Development. 

Steven Schoefs, Chief Editor of Fleet Europe: “This year, the Connected Fleet Conference will offer participants first-hand information on legislative and societal challenges of delivery services, how to connect and electrify a parcel delivery fleet, how to finance the vehicles and how to ensure a maximum ROI by leveraging data. Once again, we will blend expert knowledge with compelling case-studies and lively debates, seasoned with plenty of Q&A sessions for a highly interactive participant experience.”


28 January

  • Opening Keynote
    • 19:00 – 19:45: ‘Tomorrow’s Commercial Fleet and Last Mile solutions’ - Keynote: Speaker to be confirmed, followed by a panel discussion with Michiel Alferink, Athlon - Markus Denzler, Mercedes Benz Vans - Stefano Peduzzi, Geotab

29 January

  • Session 1 - Connecting the dots, Last Mile solutions in Smart Cities
    • 9h10 - 9h30: Social and legislative influencers for Commercial Fleets - Peter Fuss, EY
      • Presentation covering the last mile landscape and urban city mobility legislation.
    • 9h30 – 10h00: How the City of London is getting Connected and Electrified - Sam Clarke, GnewT + Charlie Jardine, EO Charging
      • Case study presentation of a LCV electrification project in London.
    • 10h00 – 10h30: How PostNL will go emission free by 2030? - Anna Paulides, PostNL
      • Case study presentation of the PostNL urban strategy.

10h20 – 11h00: Networking Coffee Break

  • Session 2 - Unlocking the right financing for your Commercial Fleets
    • 11h00 - 11h40: Leasing and LCV's
      • Presentation providing the Leaseco's view on Commercial Fleets and Fair, Wear and Tear
    • 11h40 – 12h15: The Uberisation of your Delivery Fleet - Franck Leveque, Frost & Sullivan
      • How subscription finance models can influence your Delivery Service Partner strategy.

12h15 – 13h15: Networking Lunch

  • Session 3 - Innovation & disruption everywhere!
    • 13h15 - 13h45: Disruption in Urban usage - Benjamin Kaehler, Mercedes Benz Vans
      • Vision on future developments of Commercial Fleets and Last Mile products.
    • 13h45 – 14h20: Vans and the City - Koen Kennis, City of Antwerp + Tom Rice, Transport for London
      • Panel discussion with Smart City representatives on the future of urban regulations.
    • 14h20 – 15h00: Shaking the market, Steering through predictive data - Israel Duanis, Fleetonomy + to be confirmed
      • Panel discussion on how predictive analysis can support fleets in city efficiency.

15h00 – 15h40: Networking Coffee Break

  • Session 4 - User Experience remains key for E-Commerce.
    • 15h40 - 16h45: E-Commerce from Order to Delivery - Jose Guilherme, CTT + to be confirmed
      • Best practice sharing on maintaining a high level of UX and meeting client demands.
    • 16h45 – 17h00: Lessons Learned
      • Interactive Q&A with the audience.

Click here to find out more about the programme and to register.


Authored by: Dieter Quartier