Digital Dispatch Systems Inc.

Digital Dispatch Systems Inc.

October 04, 2005 08:00 ET

Latest Digital Dispatch Technology for Vancouver Yellow Cabs

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 4, 2005) - Digital Dispatch Systems Inc. (TSX:DD) is proud to announce that it has signed a new contract with its oldest local customer, the Yellow Cab Company Ltd. of Vancouver, British Columbia, to provide its latest dispatch solution of iPilot 8000™ mobile computers and PathFinder™ dispatch application.

"With 40 hybrid electrical vehicles already a part of our fleet, we are always adopting cutting-edge technology for both our rolling stock and dispatch operation," said John Palis, General Manager of Yellow Cab Company Ltd. "This will be our third generation of computerized dispatch technology and we expect to really step-up our operational efficiency with this system. The PathFinder will interface with our administrative tasks and help streamline that process, as well as distribute trips much more efficiently. The fact that Digital Dispatch provided us great service through the years definitely helped our decision to go with them."

"We take Customer Service and Satisfaction seriously. The fact that Yellow Cab Vancouver decided to migrate to our next-generation dispatch solution after having successfully used our previous system for over a decade attests to the quality of our products and support," said John Taylor-Wilson, Vice President of North American Sales for Digital Dispatch. "They are one of the most advanced taxi companies in North America and have participated in the development of our advanced dispatch solutions from the very beginning. We appreciate their support and involvement and look forward to another 15 years of service."

Together with various add-on orders received from other customers in the last few weeks, this announcement represents over $1 million of new work for Digital Dispatch.

About Yellow Cab Company Ltd.

Yellow Cab Company Ltd. of Vancouver, British Columbia is an owner-operated company serving the residents, tourists and business professionals of Vancouver and its suburbs since 1921. Currently, the longest operating taxi company in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Yellow cab has a fleet of 208 taxicabs, including 10 wheelchair accessible vans and 40 hybrid electric vehicles. It is the largest taxi company in British Columbia.

About Digital Dispatch

Digital Dispatch Systems Inc. is a worldwide provider of mobile data solutions for fleet and mobile workforce management. Founded in 1987, we have an installed base of more than 61,000 wireless mobile data devices and 174 wireless data systems in four continents. We offer products and services to manage vehicle fleets and mobile workforces, including dispatch software, wireless communication infrastructure and a range of in-vehicle mobile devices.

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