SOURCE: XRS Corporation formerly Xata Corporation

XRS Corporation formerly Xata Corporation

November 07, 2013 09:00 ET

XRS Wins Tekne Award for Best Mobile Technology

Minnesota High Tech Association Recognizes XRS for Superior Innovation and Leadership

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - November 07, 2013) - XRS Corporation, (NASDAQ: XRSC) the leader in mobile trucking intelligence, was awarded the top prize in the Mobile Technologies category for the 2013 Tekne Awards. The winners were announced last night at a dinner and awards ceremony hosted by program sponsor, the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA).

"We are grateful to have received top honors at the Tekne Awards and believe this is just the beginning of the mobile revolution in trucking," said XRS Corporation Chairman and CEO Jay Coughlan. "XRS is proud to be moving our industry forward by providing the solutions both fleet managers and drivers want and need to succeed in all aspects of the business. Recognition from our peers in Minnesota's high-tech marketplace is both humbling and exciting, and we are eager to share more award-worthy innovations in 2014."

Launched in March 2013, XRS is the trucking industry's first and only complete mobile platform for compliance and fleet optimization. The XRS mobile platform runs on many different certified mobile devices and automatically transmits vehicle and operator data through the cloud to a fleet management dashboard, providing compliance with current regulatory standards for electronic recording of a driver's hours of service.

Established in 2000 and highly coveted among Minnesota companies, the Tekne Awards recognize Minnesota's best and brightest technology users and developers in innovation, development, education, commercialization and management.

A full list of finalists and winners is available at

About XRS Corporation

XRS Corporation, the leader in mobile trucking intelligence, delivers software solutions to the trucking industry to help maintain regulatory compliance and reduce operating costs. Data-driven intelligence for compliance and performance is the new competitive edge for trucking operations, and XRS is leading the trucking industry's migration to mobile devices by offering products with no upfront hardware costs and run on smartphones, tablets and rugged handhelds. XRS has sales and distribution partnerships with the major wireless carriers supporting the U.S. and Canadian trucking industries. Through our mobile products, fleet managers, dispatchers and drivers collect, sort, view and analyze data to help lower costs, increase safety, attain compliance with governmental regulations, and improve customer satisfaction -- all through their mobile devices. For more information, visit or call 1-800-745-9282.

About Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA)

MHTA is an innovation and technology association united in fueling Minnesota's prosperity. We help bring together the people of Minnesota's technology ecosystem and lead the charge in directing technology issues to Minnesota's state capitol. MHTA is the only membership organization that represents Minnesota's entire technology-based economy. MHTA members include organizations of every size -- involved in virtually every aspect of technology creation, production, application and education in Minnesota. Find out more online at or follow MHTA on Twitter at @MHTA.

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