SOURCE: Town Car International

July 15, 2008 12:32 ET

Town Car International Delivers Higher Service Levels With the Installation of Digital Dispatch's iPilot 8000

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - Town Car International improves utilization of fleet resources, reporting and communication capabilities and sustainability programs (reducing idle and travel times) by installing Mobile Data Terminals capable of auto dispatch, GPS tracking and vehicle status reporting.

"Utilizing Digital Dispatch Systems' iPilot 8000™ mobile computers and communications infrastructure with GT3's Odyssey software, on a public data network, we automated dispatch functionality with the ability to customize & match driver assignments or requests to specific categories of accounts and users of Town Car International, providing a higher level of customer service to our clients in an automated environment," said Apurva Patel, IT system designer. Adding, "By utilizing best-of-class software by our technology partners, we have built a customizable platform to deliver better on time performance, safety, and immediate billing and information resources, for Town Car International clients to manage their ground transportation at very competitive price points."

"TCI has integrated with many of the consolidating reservation and reporting portals utilized by Town Car's corporate accounts for ground travel arrangement, billing and spend management while at the same time offering our website to the individual and other corporate clients for travel arrangements, billing and reporting. In addition, TCI is connected to reservation distribution systems available in the travel industry," added Ravi Shah, TCI's IT manager.

"Our technology sets us apart, enabling us to consistently deliver on our claim of being Corporate America's Worldwide Ground Transportation Solution," said Russ Cooke, President and CEO of Town Car International. "With strategic investments, partnerships & acquisitions in the near future, we are in an expansion mode worldwide and our technology system plays a critical role in scaling our business."

"It is very important we provide our customers with the best technology available," said Mark Susmin, TCI's Director of Sales. "TCI has installed the GPS-enabled iPilot 8000™ in our vehicles, drivers have a navigation system and dispatchers can see the location of vehicles or track the ride. With the iPilot 8000™'s integrated magnetic card swipe, passengers can swipe credit cards in the car and immediately get receipts by email or fax. Our technology, provides customers with a complete 'in-car solution.'"

About Town Car International

Town Car International, "Corporate America's Worldwide Ground Transportation Solution," through its largest owned location, provides New York and tri state area customers with premier chauffeured TLC licensed luxury limousine ground transportation since 1986, and globally through an extensive owned and affiliated network. Town Car International has evolved into a one-stop shop servicing high profile and smaller Corporations in every major city around the globe.

About Digital Dispatch Systems Inc.

Digital Dispatch is a subsidiary of DDS Wireless International Inc., a global leader in providing applications software and solutions for wireless fleet management to multiple vertical markets within the transportation industry. The Company specializes in transit routing and scheduling, real-time dispatching, vehicle location and tracking software applications, communications infrastructure as well as in-vehicle wireless devices. DDS Wireless operates four businesses dedicated for Transit, Taxi, Limousines and Work Truck, and Wireless Devices and Communication Infrastructure. The Company supports its customers worldwide through its offices in Canada, Finland, Singapore, Sweden, U.K. and U.S.A. Visit for more information.

About GT3

Ground Travel Technology Team, Inc (GT3) provides a fully integrated platform of leading edge products and technologies to automate the ground transportation industry. Its vendor-neutral infrastructure delivers advanced reservation and confirmation systems as well as dispatch and account management. GT3 offers Odyssey™, a Windows based back-office management system fully integrated with real-time web-based bookings through legacy web sites, corporate intranets and travel agencies. For more information about GT3 visit online at or call (877) GT3-3311.

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