Kolombo Technologies Ltd.

Kolombo Technologies Ltd.

February 20, 2008 09:34 ET

Kolombo Receives a Major Order From Brasseur Transport

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 20, 2008) - Kolombo Technologies Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:KOL) ("Kolombo") announces that Brasseur Transport, a company specialized in liquid products transportation by cisterns trailers, has placed an important order for Kolombo's systems for its vehicle fleet.

The order is for 82 units of the TRS-5000 System, developed by Kolombo, that will be installed on Brasseur Transport's vehicles by the end of March 2008.

"During a pilot project which allowed our client to thoroughly test our management systems, we were able to demonstrate their efficiency. Their motor management tools and new voice communication and text message systems are an absolute priority for the transportation industry. The technology developed by Kolombo, which allows a more efficient management of vehicle fleet using the benefits of the IPS security management norm, will be a valuable new weapon for our client to achieve its goals", declared Frederic Pichette, Kolombo's Director of Research and Development.

"The fact that a major carrier like Brasseur decides to evolve from a pilot project to a firm order for several units of our system confirms the reliability and return on investment offered by our solutions to our clients. We are very pleased that our technology is able to answer to very pressing needs of the transportation industry concerning motor management as well as voice and data communication", added Kolombo's President, Martin Arsenault.

About Brasseur Transport

A sense for innovation, an attention to quality and a personalised approach have made the reputation of Brasseur Transport. In 1953, Bernard Brasseur bought his first truck to transport milk containers to factories. Since then, Brasseur Transport has knows a considerable growth. Purchase of cistern trailers of larger and larger capacity, operation diversification, new garage constructions, the introduction of cleaning systems surpassing industry norms, management computerization: Brasseur Transport has been known to innovate in order to maintain its services' renowned excellence. Specialized in liquid products transportation, the company now has access to an imposing fleet of trucks and cistern trailers, employs highly qualified personnel and sees its client base grow from year to year.

About Kolombo Technologies Ltd

Kolombo was founded in Quebec City in 2000 and is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:KOL). The Company focuses its activities on the research, technological development and commercialization of vehicle management, protection and anti-theft systems, in particular for heavy machinery, trailers and commercial merchandise. Distribution of Kolombo's products is ensured by Detroit Diesel Allison Canada East, a major distributor of engines and transmissions for trucks and heavy machinery and a member of the Wheeltime network, which has 225 branches in North America (www.ddace.com).

Local or international land transport, industrial complexes and widespread work sites all present security challenges for their managers. Kolombo's technological platform offers these various clienteles both reliability and flexibility with made-to-measure solutions for specific applications.

A distinctive solution

With the launch of its new exclusive IPS security management system, Kolombo considerably distinguishes itself from competitive security and management systems for merchandise transportation. Kolombo's technology allows to ensure complete Integrity of cargo from point of landing to point of unloading; it improves operational Performance of trucking fleet managers and includes a refined Security system.

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Contact Information

  • Kolombo Technologies Ltd.
    Mr. Fouad Choucair
    Chairman and Chief Financial Officer
    Pascale Poitras