WebTech Wireless, Rogers sign supply agreement

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WebTech Wireless Inc., a provider of location-based and fleet telematics services, recently announced that Rogers Communications Inc., Canada’s largest wireless voice and data communications services provider, has signed an exclusive supply agreement with WebTech. Under the agreement, Rogers Wireless will be selling WebTech’s Quadrant system under the new mFleet brand through its nationwide sales network of more than 500 sales representatives, plus other distribution partners.

mFleet, powered by WebTech, will be available in three formats: mFleet for Service Fleets, mFleet for Transportation & Logistics Fleets, and mFleet for Trailer and Asset Tracking. Feature-rich content ensures there is a product for all organization types, including government, according to the company, and financial and environmental benefits to customers are achieved through reduced fuel usage, enhanced employee safety and improved asset utilization.

“We are excited to work with Rogers to deliver our proven fleet management solution to new customers,” says Anwar Sukkarie, president and chief executive officer of WebTech Wireless. “WebTech has executed on a strategy that offers a standard solution to the widest market possible. The proven business model used with Rogers can be replicated with other GSM service providers worldwide.”

WebTech says it now offers a complete turnkey fleet management solution for carriers to include in their communications product offering. mFleet is designed to provide vehicles with GPS locators that use the world-standard GSM network to communicate with a secure, hosted software application that can be accessed on any Internet-connected computer; product packaging includes a rich feature set intended to create a new benchmark in value for the industry.

“Rogers is continuously looking at new business solutions that deliver value to our customers,” says Mansell Nelson, vice president of Rogers Wireless. “mFleet offers a highly differentiated offering for a high-demand market that requires practical, cost-saving business applications. Rogers conducted an extensive RFP process that included over 40 companies worldwide. We are pleased to select WebTech with their proven industry and technical knowledge and extensive support system that will prove to be invaluable as we roll out the solution.”

The supply agreement provides access to the Canadian market of fleet vehicles through the Rogers sales and distribution network; the service vehicle market currently is estimated at 1.2 million units, while the transportation and asset-tracking market is estimated at 850,000 units.