Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), the leader in mobile communications for the transportation industry, today announced that U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: XPRSA), an expedited truckload service provider, has extended its contract with Qualcomm to deploy the OmniTRACS® mobile communications system to its trucking fleet. The carrier has also joined Qualcomm's untethered trailer-tracking Product Direction Council, a group recently formed under the Qualcomm Consortium to help provide feedback to Qualcomm about product features for the new untethered trailer tracking system.
"We have renewed our business relationship with Qualcomm, and look forward to taking an active role in the development of fleet management solutions," said Max Fuller, co-chairman and chief operating officer of U.S. Xpress Enterprises.
"We are pleased with U.S. Xpress' extension and look forward to their input as we develop and deploy new solutions and services," said Chris Wolfe, president of Qualcomm Wireless Business Solutions.
Qualcomm has helped the transportation industry become more efficient since 1988 when the introduction of the OmniTRACS mobile communications system provided transportation companies with an innovative and effective way of managing logistics. Today, Qualcomm's fleet management solutions continue to set the standard by offering products and services that meet and exceed the demands of a constantly changing marketplace. Now with FleetAdvisor®, a paperless solution to ensure DOT and IFTA regulatory compliance; GlobalTRACS®, an equipment management system for the construction equipment industry; OmniExpress®, a CDMA-based wireless communications system; and other industry-leading technologies, Qualcomm continues to expand into new mobile markets.
Qualcomm is the industry's global leader in providing high-value wireless data solutions with a Network Management Center that processes more than seven million transactions each day and has shipped more than 511,000 Qualcomm mobile systems to businesses in more than 39 countries on four continents.
Qualcomm Incorporated (www.qualcomm.com) is a leader in developing and delivering innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on the Company's CDMA digital technology. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Qualcomm is included in the S&P 500 Index and is a 2003 FORTUNE 500® company traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the ticker symbol QCOM.
Except for the historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including the extent and speed to which OmniTRACS products are deployed, change in economic conditions of the various markets the Company serves, as well as the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 28, 2003, and most recent Form 10-Q.