Digital Dispatch Systems announces customer wins
Digital Dispatch Systems announced this week contracts with Yellow Cab of Memphis, Tenn., and Taxi G7 of Paris, France, worth about $508,000 ($650,000 CDN) The Richmond, B.C.-based company will provide Vector 530 mobile data terminals equipped with GPS receivers for 100 vehicles in Yellow Taxi’s fleet. It will provide 225 mobile computers, adding to the roughly 4000 units Taxi G7 previously ordered from the company.
Also this week, Digital Dispatch said it has been awarded a contract from Honolulu-based TheCAB to replace an existing voice dispatch system a wireless data dispatching system. The deal—worth about $782,000 ($1 million CDN)—calls for the company to provide 500 Vector 500 terminals and TaxiTrack dispatch software. Digital Dispatch also will provide maintenance services for the next five years.
Finally, Digital Dispatch recently announced that it and Maddocks Systems mutually decided to terminate the non-binding letter of intent to merge announced in July. The companies determined that business synergies and opportunities to deploy integrated solutions “were much lower than originally anticipated,” Digital Dispatch said.