Grey Island Acquires FleetPoint

    Expands Government GPS/AVL client base

    TORONTO, Jan. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - Grey Island Systems International Inc.
(TSX-V: GIS) ("Grey Island"), is pleased to announce the acquisition of the
assets of FleetPoint, LLC (a Washington Corporation) and Swiftsure
Technologies (a British Columbia corporation) (collectively referred to as
"FleetPoint"). FleetPoint is a privately owned company formed in 2004 to
pursue GPS/AVL markets in similar verticals to Grey Island. FleetPoint brings
to Grey Island a successful track record of servicing a number of government
fleets including the Missouri Department of Transportation and BC Transit and
private fleets such as The Beer Store.
    "We are very pleased with the acquisition of FleetPoint because of the
excellent fit. It's consistent with Grey Island's approach of supplementing
our sizeable organic growth with strategic acquisitions." stated Owen Moore,
President of Grey Island. "The transaction adds both market share and a wider
range of products and services in and for the local and state government
verticals. Further, it not only rounds out our geographic presence in Western
US and Canada but importantly we benefit from the extensive skill and
experience of industry veterans and founders of FleetPoint, Chris Carver and
Kevin Wolsey"
    "The present economic uncertainty, and reduced budgets, has created an
important opportunity for mature products, like ours, which have a ten year
history of delivering efficiency and savings for our fleet customers" said
Brian Boychuk, Executive Vice-President of Grey Island. "In addition to
satisfying the robust requirements of sophisticated GPS/AVL users at the high
end of the government market with InterFleet, we have a product line with
FleetPoint that broadens our offering to meet the needs organizations seeking
simpler applications. It is typically a more generic feature set centred on
fleet diagnostics and simple inputs and is generally more cost sensitive."

    InterFleet and FleetPoint in-vehicle solutions allow customers to:

    - Monitor fuel used and fuel purchased
    - Save fuel by assigning work according to location or region
    - Track vehicle routes and mobile resources in real time
    - Communicate using dynamic two-way messaging
    - Provide accurate schedule and location information to customers
    - Access highly detailed reports on operational data
    - Reduce overhead costs with frequent reporting and tracking
    - Provide public information portals

    Government GPS/AVL and telematics products have risen dramatically in
popularity over the last year as the price of fuel and other materials
continue to rise. Over the years these product have consistently demonstrated,
on behalf of their customers, the ability to save as much as 15% in vehicle
operating costs and variable expenses, especially where AVL systems which can
be used to monitor road maintenance. In the last year, both public and private
fleet have placed increased emphasis on the real value of GPS/AVL and
telematics systems to save money, increase fleet utilization and differentiate
their users from the competitors, or increase ridership and customer
satisfaction in the case of the NextBus product.

    About Grey Island

    Grey Island Systems International Inc., together with its subsidiaries
NextBus, Inc. in Alameda, California, InterFleet, Inc. in New York City, New
York is a leading provider of custom real-time GPS/AVL, security and
Telematics solutions as well as real-time passenger information systems to
government and related fleets. To find out more about our products and
services, visit our websites at or


For further information:

For further information: Grey Island Systems International Inc.: Owen
Moore, (416) 348-9991, (416) 348-9993 (FAX),;

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