SOURCE: EarthSearch Communications International, Inc. (East Coast Diversified Corp.)

March 09, 2011 13:09 ET

EarthSearch Announces Purchase Order With Belfor Property Restoration in Alberta, Canada

Belfor Will Use the Integrated GPS/RFID LogiBoxx Solution for Workforce Optimization and Performance Enhancement

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - March 9, 2011) - East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCBB: ECDC), through its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications, Inc., announces purchase order for their LogiBoxx GPS systems for Belfor Property Restoration in Alberta Canada.

Belfor Property Restoration in Alberta, Canada will install Logiboxx integrated GPS and RFID solution on all of its fleet. "This is a very interesting and exciting application of our technology, the ultimate workforce optimization and employee performance enhancement solution," said Kayode Aladesuyi, CEO of ECDC. 

EarthSearch LogiBoxx solution will be used to validate each time an equipment is removed from the truck and the location of the removal, the system will validate if the location is designated as a job site in GATIS (our proprietary software), the system will also record time and date equipment was delivered to the job site and based on cost allocated to each equipment generate billing information. The RFID recognizes loading and unloading of equipment and communicates this wirelessly to the GPS device which records location and time of event, uses embedded business intelligence, access our proprietary GATIS software to generate billing data based on the customers configuration. 

"There should be no surprise here, we believe, as more organizations recognize significance of wireless communication between GPS/RFID and the ability to help improve employee and operation performance, we will see quicker and more rapid adoption of our technology," said Kayode Aladesuyi, CEO, ECDC.

Some of the other issues addressed by the solution for Belfor include locating missing equipments, or generating alerts when an employee has left an equipment or tool behind. By using LogiBoxx system Belfor is able to quickly identify which truck has which equipment in the field or which customer location may have missing equipments. It makes dispatching the right driver with the right tools and equipment relatively easier.

BELFOR is the leading global restoration and repair company. The company analyzes and restores fire, water and storm damage of every kind and on any scale. Belfor enable business and private customers to overcome the consequences of damage quickly, smoothly and cost-effectively. Belfor in Edmonton, Alberta needed to improve asset management and automate its job costing process, integrated GPS/RFID application provides the solution needed.

"We were really looking forward to deploying the Workforce Solution of our technology, we expect Belfor to see immediate ROI from this solution," said Ravinder Lingabattini, Head of Software Development at ECDC.

About EarthSearch Communications

EarthSearch Communications, an ECDC Company (OTCBB: ECDC), is a US-based business whose flagship product, LogiBoxx™, integrates GPS and RFID at the hardware level. When combined with its proprietary Global Asset Tracking and Identification System (GATIS) middleware, LogiBoxx and GATIS become the centerpieces of a LogiBoxx Certified Solution. An unprecedented business decision-making tool, a LogiBoxx Certified Solution offers continuous visibility within the Supply Chain, Logistics, and Asset Management and Control industries. Along with its integrated, patent-pending GPS and RFID technologies, EarthSearch also offers a complete line of innovative RFID solutions. Its expertise with GPS and RFID technologies, combined with exceptional support and service facilities, distinguishes EarthSearch as a leading manufacturer and supplier of real-time location solutions in the marketplace. For more information on EarthSearch, visit www.earthsearch.us.

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