|By Marketwired .||
|February 27, 2014 06:00 AM EST||
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/27/14 -- Webtech Wireless Inc. (TSX: WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology, today announced that the District of North Vancouver has selected Webtech Wireless' InterFleet solution for deployment in over 140 vehicles.
"We chose Webtech Wireless' InterFleet solution because our previous GPS/AVL solution provided simple track and trace capabilities. As we continue to grow, so do our needs for a robust and comprehensive solution. We require the business intelligence that will help us optimize our operations," says Erik Bayfield, Manager of Streets for the District of North Vancouver. "Additionally, we were looking for a solution that could integrate with our existing GIS mapping data. The Webtech Wireless solution gives us the comprehensive reporting functionalities we need along with the flexibility to continue to use our existing GIS data."
"One of the many differentiators of the InterFleet solution is its versatility. Each municipality faces unique challenges and our solution has the flexibility built in to accommodate to those specific needs," says Chris Jackson, VP Government Operations at Webtech Wireless. "In addition to integrating existing GIS mapping information, the District of North Vancouver will use InterFleet to manage a variety of vehicles and non-mobile assets."
The District of North Vancouver has deployed the InterFleet solution in over 140 vehicles across several departments, including solid waste, streets, engineering, parks, and utilities. With InterFleet, the District will be able to report on material usage during winter events, gain visibility on their fleet operations, and collect the data needed to remain accountable to the citizens of the District of North Vancouver. The District is expected to complete the initial implementation by March 1st 2014.
"We are very excited to be working with the District of North Vancouver in meeting their operational and strategic goals. Improving productivity and optimizing fleet performance is the primary benefit of a GPS/AVL solution," says Scott Edmonds, President and CEO of Webtech Wireless. "Webtech Wireless is the #1 winter operations GPS/AVL provider in North America and we intend to continue to expand the reach of our products across all areas of public works."
About Webtech Wireless®
Webtech Wireless (TSX: WEW) is a leader in providing fleet management telematics, GPS and automatic vehicle location (AVL) solutions that improve efficiency, accountability and reduce costs. Our end-to-end solutions automate record keeping and regulatory compliance, reduce fuel burn and idling, mitigate risk, and keep drivers safe. Managers trust us to ensure people are accountable and vehicles are visible. Through the cloud, in the office, or straight to mobile devices, we deliver Fleet Intelligence Anywhere. Our products are InterFleet®, for government winter maintenance, public works and waste management fleets; and Quadrant®, for commercial fleet operations and compliance (HOS, EOBR).
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