XRS Named Finalist in 2013 CTIA E-Tech Awards

XRS Named Finalist in 2013 CTIA E-Tech Awards 
XRS Mobile Platform for Fleet Optimization Recognized for Innovation
in Enterprise Solution: General Business Category  
MINNEAPOLIS, MN  -- (Marketwired) -- 05/02/13 --   XRS Corporation
(formerly Xata Corporation) (NASDAQ: XRSC) was named a finalist in
the Enterprise Solution: General Business category of CTIA's annual
Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards competition. The CTIA E-Tech
Awards honor the industry's most innovative new wireless products and
services in mobile apps, consumer electronics, enterprise and
vertical markets, and network applications. Winners will be announced
at CTIA 2013â„¢, taking place May 21-23, 2013 at the Sands Expo &
Convention Center in Las Vegas. CTIA is an international association
representing the wireless communications industry with members
including wireless carriers and suppliers, as well as providers and
manufacturers of wireless data services and products.  
Between now and May 20, website visitors may vote for the "Best
Online Pick" at www.ctiashow.com/awards. CTIA 2013 show attendees
will vote on-site via text message for entries in the E-Tech Awards
display to win "Best in Show." 
"We are thrilled to be a finalist for a prestigious CTIA E-Tech
Award," said Jay Coughlan, chairman and CEO of XRS Corporation.
"Technology trends are transforming the trucking industry with a
convergence of forces, allowing the entire industry to operate more
safely and efficiently. We're proud to lead this industry
transformation with our XRS mobile platform, which represents the
kind of wireless innovation the industry needs to drive future growth
and opportunity." 
The new XRS mobile platform, which entered general release in March
2013, runs on more than 50 types of devices and automatically
transmits vehicle and operator data directly to a management
dashboard, preparing for compliance with the pending MAP-21
compliance mandate for recording hours-of-service. Nearly 90 percent
of drivers already use mobile devices, meaning there are no
additional hardware costs associated with the XRS platform, and XRS
Corporation has partnership agreements with the leading brands in
mobile communications in both the U.S. and Canada. 
A panel of highly respected industry experts, reporters and analysts
judged nearly 300 entries. Submissions were scored on innovation,
functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall
"wow" factor. E-Tech winners, including Best in Show and Online Pick,
will be announced at the awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 22, 2013
at 2:00 p.m. PDT at CTIA's Exhibit Innovations State on the trade
show floor within CTIA World, booth #5646. 
About CTIA  
CTIA-The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international
organization representing the wireless communications industry.
Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their
suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data
services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all
levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's
voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's
leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in
Washington, D.C.  
About XRS Corporation  
XRS Corporation (formerly Xata Corporation) delivers fleet management
and compliance software solutions to the trucking industry to help
maintain regulatory compliance and reduce operating costs. XRS is
leading the trucking industry's migration to mobile devices for
collecting and analyzing compliance and management data. Its
mobility-based products have no upfront hardware costs and run on
smartphones, tablets and rugged handhelds. XRS has sales and
distribution partnerships with the major wireless carriers supporting
the U.S. and Canadian trucking industries. Through our mobile
products, fleet managers, dispatchers and drivers collect, sort, view
and analyze data to help lower costs, increase safety, attain
compliance with governmental regulations, and improve customer
satisfaction - all through their mobile devices. For more
information, visit www.xrscorp.com or call 1-800-745-9282. 
The following files are available for download:  


 
--  CTIA Emerging Technology Awards 

  
Contacts:
Megan Derkey
XRS Corporation
megan.derkey@xrscorp.com 
952.707.5681 
David Hlavac
Bellmont Partners
david@bellmontpartners.com
612.803.3350