Reliable Carriers, Inc. Chooses XataNet X5 to Optimize Performance of America’s Largest Enclosed Specialty Vehicle Transporter Fleet

Latest in-cab technology helps deliver top-of-the-line customer service

MINNEAPOLIS, March 20, 2012—Xata Corporation (NASDAQ: XATA), a leader in fleet optimization software, today announced that Reliable Carriers has chosen XataNet X5 as its fleet optimization solution.

Headquartered in Canton, Michigan, Reliable Carriers, Inc. is America’s largest specialized enclosed vehicle hauler. Reliable transports properties such as: auto show vehicles, pre-production models, prototypes, clay and foam models, concept vehicles, engineering test vehicles, high security properties, race cars, classic cars and high end vehicles door-to-door across the U.S. and Canada.

“Our specialized tractors and trailers feature top-of-the-line equipment that demonstrates our commitment to unparalleled professional service,” said Tom Abrams, president, Reliable Carriers. “We see the XataNet X5 as a valuable tool in our efforts to maintain the high-degree of service our customers demand.”

The XataNet X5, which will replace MobileMax in the company’s trucks, will provide Reliable Carriers with access to the latest in-cab technology and features, including driver logs, navigation and mapping, GPS tracking, and engine and driver performance data. XataNet will also provide two-way communications via a seven-inch Micronet WinCE color display mounted in each cab.

“We’re pleased to continue our relationship with the premier fleet of specialty vehicle transporters,” said Christian Schenk, vice president, market development & product marketing, Xata. “Reliable Carriers has trusted Xata’s MobileMax in the past and we’re confident this upgrade to the X5 will deliver the results the company needs to drive customer satisfaction.”

About Xata

Xata Corporation (NASDAQ: XATA) provides intuitive, automated fleet management software solutions to the trucking industry. By delivering real-time critical information on vehicle and driver performance, Xata makes it easy for fleet managers, dispatchers and drivers to collect, sort, view and analyze data to help reduce costs, increase safety and compliance, and improve customer satisfaction.

Our award-winning solutions include 1) XataNet, a full-featured, enterprise-wide solution that helps private and for-hire fleets drive continuous improvement, and 2) Xata Turnpike, a technologically advanced, low-cost, easy-to-install solution that runs on drivers’ existing cell phones, smartphones and tablet computers. Both solutions help fleet managers and drivers meet established and emerging electronic onboard recorder (EOBR) regulations. We also offer a portfolio of professional services, including implementation, training and consulting, to help our customers deliver bottom-line results. For more information, visit www.xata.com or call 1.800.745.9282.

About Reliable Carriers

Family owned and operated since 1960, our mission is one of continuous improvement, flexibility and exceeding expectations. Five decades of hard work and adapting to change has earned Reliable Carriers a reputation as the top Specialized Automotive Transporter in North America. We have outlived many competitors and outperform those who remain.

Going above and beyond on behalf of our clients is not only expected, it is our tradition.

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Contact:
Megan Mahoney
Xata Corporation
megan.mahoney@xata.com
952.707.5681

 

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