TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - BSM Technologies Inc.("BSM" or the "Company") (TSX-V: GPS), a leading provider of remote monitoring, fleet management, fleet diagnostics and automated vehicle security systems, today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract to provide its Sentinel FM asset tracking solution to MTS Inc., Manitoba's leading full-service communications provider.
The systems have been customized to meet MTS's specific requirements and will be installed on approximately 800 service vehicles. Using one unified web-based application, vehicle data will be displayed in real-time on a map and allow MTS to monitor location, fuel consumption, operational data and route and schedule compliance. Anticipated benefits are reduced fleet operating expenses, improved employee safety and security, and superior customer satisfaction.
"This implementation is a result of a close collaboration between our technical service team and the customer," said Aly Rahemtulla, President and CEO of BSM. "The flexibility of our hardware and software platform allowed us to build a system that fit MTS's precise operational goals and is scalable to meet their future needs."
"Great customer service and employee safety are important to MTS," added MTS Vice-President of Operations, Pat Solman. "This system will allow us to improve our customer response times and enhance employee safety. At the same time, it will reduce our maintenance costs and environmental footprint."
About BSM Technologies (bsmwireless.com)
BSM Technologies, through its subsidiary BSM Wireless Inc., is a leading provider of remote monitoring, fleet tracking, fleet maintenance, and business intelligent engine providing real time, web‐based tracking of mobile and fixed assets. BSM provides solutions for commercial, government, and law enforcement organizations who manage and operate diverse assets and large fleets, and who seek to enhance customer service, improve the safety of their drivers and vehicles, and lower business costs. For more information, please visit http://www.bsmwireless.com
About MTS Inc.
MTS is the leading full-service communications provider for residential and business customers in Manitoba. The company's suite of products and services include the latest in wireless technology, high-speed Internet, an award-winning IPTV service, voice services, home security, and an extensive range of business solutions. A technology leader, MTS operates advanced wireless networks delivering the best coverage for Manitobans with its 4G, CDMA and Wi-Fi wireless networks, and is investing to build out its extensive fibre-to-the-home network in over 20 Manitoba communities. MTS's momentum is fuelled by the knowledge, skills and spirit of its 3,000 Manitoba-based employees. With more than 100 years of operations, MTS is rooted firmly in the community and is a proud sponsor of the MTS Centre, home to the NHL's Winnipeg Jets. MTS is wholly-owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. which is listed on the TSX (trading symbol: MBT). For information on MTS's products and services, please visit www.mts.ca.
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