'We are taking this step to greatly increase the number of heavy goods customers at our star petrol stations and as a means of offering E100 fuel card holders the very best service on their way to and through Germany,' explains Piotr Guział, Chief Development Officer at ORLEN Deutschland and its star petrol station brand. 'The E100 fuel card is one of the most important fuel cards for the domestic and international transport industry, particularly in Eastern Europe. By cooperating with E100, we are strengthening our position among heavy goods customers in the German petrol station market, while also increasing the popularity of our parent company, the Polish mineral oil and energy group, PKN ORLEN.'
Professional service and cashless payments aimed at logistics and transport companies is of particular importance for their cooperation. Using the E100 fuel card, these companies are not only able to pay for fuel, parking, and TIR services; but also gain access to 132,000 kilometres of toll roads reaching from Portugal to the Far East due to their system of electronic payments for toll roads.
star – a strong brand from ORLEN Deutschland GmbH
star is the petrol station brand of ORLEN Deutschland GmbH, which has been on the German market since 2003 and is operating more than 580 petrol stations. The company, which is based in Elmshorn near Hamburg, is part of the Polish oil and energy group PKN ORLEN S.A., which is the largest enterprise in Central Eastern Europe (CEE), with an annual turnover of EUR 26 billion in 2019.
PKN ORLEN is a leading player on the fuel and energy market and is listed in prestigious global rankings such as Fortune Global 500, Platts TOP250 and Thompson Reuters TOP100.
The Group owns state-of-the-art integrated infrastructure, capable of producing more than 35 million tonnes of various crude oil types per annum and of marketing its products through the CEE-region’s largest network of more than 2,800 modern petrol stations. PKN ORLEN’s offering includes over 50 top-quality petrochemical and refining products sold in more than 90 countries around the world on 6 continents. 55 percent of the company's revenues are generated outside the country.
For the last few years, ORLEN has been established as the most valuable brand in Poland. PKN ORLEN is also the only company in the region that has been awarded the prestigious title of ‘The Most Ethical Company’ for the sixth time in a row by the American Ethisphere Institute.
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