AT&T Keeps United Road Services Trucking with Mobile Resource Management Solution

AT&T announced today a five-year, $2.6 million contract for
wireless services and applications to United Road Services, Inc., a
leading U.S. provider of vehicle logistics. With nearly 1,100
tractor-trailer trucks, United Road was looking to achieve greater
efficiencies in its deliveries of more than 2 million vehicles across
the country annually.

Under the agreement, AT&T will provide wireless data service to
support United Road Services’ proprietary OVISS truck-based hand-held
solution that will track the resources and performance of United Road’s
operations. Using the nation’s fastest 3G network to enable this
AT&T-supported application, United Road’s entire fleet will be able
to directly connect and view daily business processes and measure its
efficiency. With access at their finger tips, United Road’s customers,
executives and employees will be able to manage the fleet to facilitate
greater efficiencies, customer service, fuel savings and compliance
reporting, along with other enterprise processes in a paperless
environment.

“The need to drive greater business momentum, efficiency and results
in the U.S. auto industry has never been higher,” said Matthew
Cartwright, CIO, United Road Services, Inc. “With AT&T’s solution
and wireless network, we’re connected to the information we need to
best run our business and best serve U.S. auto distributors and
consumers.”

United Road will also have access to AT&T’s mobility billing
platform, Enterprise On Demand, giving United Road the ease of
activating service on their own and employing customized data plans
that meet the needs of their enterprise.

 

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