Delivery firm, ASA Transport, purchase transport management system from SaabTech

Modern technology means faster and safer deliveries

Delivery firm, ASA Transport, purchase transport management system from
SaabTech Systems.

SaabTech Systems has received an order for a transport management system
worth approximately two million kronor from delivery firm, ASA Transport
in Stockholm. The new system will ensure that ASA Transport's activities
are more effective, reduce administrative time and speed up deliveries to
the customers.

Each vehicle is fitted with a receiver for GPS (Global Positioning System)
and a Mobitex modem. The transponder sends constant information about the
vehicle's position to a control centre via the Mobitex network.

The system works in practice by the customer ringing ASA Transport's
reception to place an order. From there a message is sent to one of the
traffic controllers in a control centre who can see where the different
vehicles are both on their own screens and on a large display screen. The
traffic controller then sends an order to the vehicle that is best
situated to carry out the assignment. The driver can see when an order is
on the way from a status panel in the vehicle. Details of the order are
also printed out on a small printer in the vehicle. If the driver has not
acknowledged and taken the order within three minutes, it is then sent to
another driver.

Saab is northern Europe's leading high technology company, mainly active
in the defence, aviation and space industry, and offers advanced products
and systems based on sophisticated information technology. The business
areas within Saab are Infomatics, Aerospace, Dynamics, Technical Support
and Services, Space and Aviation Services.

For further information, please contact:

Guy Hörnfeldt,
Director of Communications and PR, SaabTech Systems
phone: +46 8 580 853 45
Fax: +46 8 580 87 216

www.saab.se

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