Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) today announced that Cass Logistics' Rate Management System (RMS) and Rate Publishing Plus (RP+) software modules have been integrated into its OmniTRACS® family of business software products, QTOPS. Existing OmniTRACS customers are already using these products as part of the QTOPS system to automate truck pricing and rating functions.
"Cass Logistics is known in the industry as a premiere provider of software for freight rating and payment purposes and we are pleased to add these capabilities to our QTOPS/400 product line," said Chris Wolfe, director of applications planning for Qualcomm's OmniTRACS division. "Our value-added reseller agreement with Cass demonstrates our ongoing efforts to work withthe top technology vendors in the marketplace to provide the best overall solutions for our customers."
QTOPS business systems software includes operations applications, such as customer service, dispatch, fleet management, payroll, general ledger, accounts receivable and fuel purchasing, along with the Cass ratemanagement and pricing products. RMS calculates virtually any rate type with flexible geographic tables, stop-off and commodity handling, with links to many third-party mileage products. These Cass products provide QTOPS customers with the ability to offer more flexible pricing arrangements without sacrificing the automation of their billing operations.
"We are delighted to be able to work with Qualcomm to help carriers more fully automate their essential operations," said David Nash, president of Cass Logistics Software. "These expanded capabilities can help carriers maximize their potential returns by providing more accurate and faster rating and revenue accounting functions."
Qualcomm's family of OmniTRACS products include the OmniTRACS mobile communications and position reporting system; value-added application software designed to enhance existing operations; transportation and business solutions; and information management systems. Qualcomm has sold more than 165,000 OmniTRACS units worldwide, with systems operating in the United States, Canada, Europe, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, Korea and Malaysia.
Chicago-based Cass Logistics Software, Inc., a division of Cass Commercial Corporation, licenses rating software for IBM mainframes, AS/400 and Unix platforms to leading motor carriers and major volume shippers.
Headquartered in San Diego, Qualcomm develops, manufactures, markets, licenses and operates advanced communications systems and products based on its proprietary digital wireless technologies. The Company's primary product areas are the OmniTRACS® system, CDMA wireless communications systems and products and, in conjunction with others, the development of the Globalstar low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellite communications system. Other company products include the Eudora Pro electronic mail software, ASIC products, and communications equipment and systems for government and commercial customers worldwide. For more information on Qualcomm's products and technology, visit the Company's web site at http://www.qualcomm.com.
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