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Webtech Wireless Announces Navigation Partnership with ALK Technologies
CoPilot Truck in-cab navigation solution part of MDT 3100 Quadrant Manager
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Webtech Wireless Announces Navigation Partnership with ALK Technologies06:00 EDT Thursday, June 20, 2013
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 20, 2013) - Webtech Wireless Inc. (TSX:WEW), a leading provider of vehicle fleet location-based services (LBS) and telematics technology, today announced the release of its MDT 3100 In-Cab mobile data terminal, version 2.5 with new capabilities enabling enhanced truck navigation. In partnership with ALK Technologies, a global leader in GeoLogistics™ and navigation software, Webtech Wireless is offering ALK Technologies' CoPilot® Truck™ in-cab navigation solution as part of the MDT 3100 and Quadrant Manager.
Ideal for any size of fleet, this release provides a safer alternative for trucking companies than purchasing off-the-shelf consumer GPS navigation systems, because it provides truck-specific on-board navigation. CoPilot Truck navigation is an industry-leading truck-specific GPS routing solution designed to provide reliable and safe navigation on truck-legal roads. Combined with the MDT 3100, drivers can configure unique profiles based on truck dimensions and types of cargo (such as hazard materials) to route them around commercial truck restrictions and, as a result, avoiding costly fines and vehicle damage.
"In addition to providing extra ease of use and safety features with this release, our partnership with ALK Technologies is in step with the US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) initiative to ensure trucking companies only use GPS navigation systems intended for use by trucking companies and professional drivers, consistent with our goal of providing Fleet Intelligence Anywhere®," said Scott Edmonds, President and CEO of Webtech Wireless.
This new release of the MDT 3100 also includes automatic driver provisioning, HOS support for Canada and US cross border rules, and an automatic driver change and logoff feature.
The MDT 3100 with CoPilot Truck is available for immediate delivery.
For more information, please call Webtech Wireless at +1 (604) 434 7337 (Option 2) or email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about how you can take advantage of this new Webtech Wireless solution today.
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). Please visit www.webtechwireless.com.
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