Mississauga, ON September 14, 2001 - Cancom Tracking Solutions, the leading provider of satellite based business solutions to the Canadian trucking industry, today announced that ProMiles Software Development Corporation (PSDC), North America's leader in Fuel Tax Automation and developer of ProMiles Mileage Guide, have released 'Cancom TripBuilder', a product designed to simplify and automate Fuel Tax Reporting by integrating with Cancom's OmniTRACS technology.
"The ProMiles integration offers our customers a cost-effective, in-house solution for Fuel Tax Reporting. OmniTRACS provides the raw data that is automatically processed through the Cancom TripBuilder to create Trip Sheets and Fuel Tax entries. Electronic fuel purchase data can then be imported directly into the Fuel Tax Reporting Software. Users of this solution not only reduce costs by eliminating manual data entry, they have a fully automated method of calculating and completing fuel tax reports by Province and State. All of this can be done right from a carrier's desktop, they don't need to worry about the security of their data being transmitted over the internet." said Kate Rahn, Cancom's Director of Business Development. "Automating fuel tax reporting was the ideal integration module to produce a high-value feature for both Cancom's OmniTRACS solution and ProMiles."
ProMiles Software Development Corporation, developer of the largest and most accurate Mileage and Mapping Database, develops various types of Desktop and WEB Applications such as Route\Stop Optimization, Fuel Tax Reporting, and Fuel Optimization. ProMiles has won the dedication of Canadian and USA Government Agencies and thousands of trucking companies, brokers, shippers, and third party logistics. ProMiles gives the trucking industry the same tools to pre-audit their records that governments use to perform those audits.
Cancom Tracking Solutions provides tracking and messaging for the Canadian trucking industry with over 25,000 units in use by more than 400 companies. With OmniTRACS, Cancom sets the pace for two-way messaging and tracking, continuing to provide the best in integrated transportation and logistics solutions. From vehicle-based data links to computer-based software tools, Cancom is consistently introducing new features to boost carrier productivity.
Cancom, majority-owned and controlled by Shaw Communications Inc. (TSE: SJR.B, NYSE: SJR) is Canada's leading expert in evaluating, selecting, integrating and implementing satellite-based solutions for business. Star Choice Communications Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, is a Canadian direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast service provider that was ranked as Canada's fastest growing technology company by Canadian Business Magazine for two consecutive years. Cancom is also the majority shareholder in Globalstar Canada, which is part of a group of service providers in over 100 countries that offers affordable wireless voice and fax services via a low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellite system anywhere in the world.
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