|By Business Wire||
|April 30, 2014 07:04 AM EDT||
Gupta Technologies, a global provider of application development, database and migration software, today announced Continental Software Services’ (CSS) successful use of TD Mobile to add mobile solutions to its application portfolio. CSS built a mobile application using TD Mobile to integrate backend data from a corporate freight system with the GPS feature of the phone, enabling up-to-the-minute information on delivery times and locations.
CSS develops transportation related applications for customers with operations throughout Europe and North Africa. Its client needed a mobile application that supported native GPS on the phone to address the growing problem of congested roads impacting delivery schedules and routes. CSS used TD Mobile to quickly build an application accessible by any smart phone that enables the store to monitor the truck’s location and provide updates on estimated arrival time based on the delivery vehicle’s location.
“With increasing traffic congestion, actual delivery times were difficult to predict accurately,” said Edward Forrest, CEO of Continental Software Services Ltd. “We were impressed with the ease and speed at which we were able to develop the app with TD Mobile and the simplicity of connecting the data from our core ‘QFreight’ system with the location tracking GPS features of the device. Our client was able to monitor deliveries and times due at its locations, which greatly enhanced its customer service and satisfaction.”
CSS has plans to use TD Mobile to extend the app to allow the store to record merchandise damages or incorrect product shipments using photos, which would sync to a back-end incident reporting system. TD Mobile enables CSS to grow its business by providing cost-effective mobile applications to its customers.
“TD Mobile shines at integrating features on the device including camera, GPS, e-signature, and bar code scanning with the UI and backend data sources,” said Frank Verardi, Vice President and General Manager of Gupta Technologies. “While native app development easily integrates device features, it takes more time and expertise to deliver that functionality for multiple OSs and devices. TD Mobile delivers a native app experience with the advantage of mobile web app development for running on any platform and device.”
Availability: TD Mobile is now available. A 30 day trial is available for download from www.guptatechnologies.com.
About Gupta Technologies
Gupta Technologies, a Daegis Inc. (NASDAQ: DAEG) company, provides application development, migration and database software to organizations around the world. For over 30 years, Gupta software has helped customers simplify and accelerate business application and database development. From client server, Web, .NET and Mobile business app development, Gupta removes the complexity from the development process by eliminating low level coding, delivering highly productive software for developers of all skill levels. Gupta’s Composer Technologies product line offers automated software and services for migrating Lotus Notes and Oracle Forms applications. Visit www.guptatechnologies.com and follow Gupta on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, and its blog.
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