Leading Dispatch And Towing Software Firm Announces Strategic Alliance
To Immediately Offer Web Based Maintenance Software To All Customers


Beacon now offers the worlds most advanced Truck Maintenance software either stand alone or built right into Dispatch Anywhere.


New Orleans, Louisiana—February 22, 2008—Beacon Software Company, the most advanced dispatching and towing software company in the world, announced today their exclusive partnership with Link It Software Corporation. This partnership enables Beacon to immediately offer Link It’s Web based vehicle and equipment maintenance tracking software, called EZM Web, to all Beacon customers.

“As the leader in dispatching and towing software, our tie in with Link It is a natural fit as they are the leaders in Web based maintenance software for any size company,” explained Todd Althouse, Managing Partner at Beacon Software. “Our partnership with Link It makes terrific, user friendly maintenance software available to all of our customers at special, very affordable pricing obtainable only through Beacon. Training is included so our customers can begin using EZM Web immediately.”

Beacon Software pioneered paperless digital dispatching with products to help service providers save money by becoming more efficient. Since releasing its premier tow management solutions, Dispatch Anywhere®, Beacon now services over 9000 towing companies in 30 countries with a multitude of products, including the industry’s leading vehicle towing instruction website, TowSpec®.

EZM Web tracks and controls all maintenance for any type of equipment and any type of vehicle plus inventory control via the Web. Among its many features, EZM Web allows businesses of any size to track and sustain maintenance schedules for all their equipment and vehicles and utilize special alerting features when maintenance is due coupled with numerous costing and history reports. Users may also select maintenance tracking by time span or mileage, and manage inventory with level alerts. EZM Web is accessible from anywhere in the world there is an Internet connection making this a turnkey association for Beacon Software, which is also Web based.

“We have had many inquiries for equipment and vehicle maintenance software over the years,” Althouse continued, “but we did not want to create maintenance software from scratch as we are very focused on our dispatch and towing software. Then we found EZM Web. We were initially quite enthusiastic about the product and are now even more excited about EZM Web and our exclusive partnership with Link It Software”

“When we considered offering a tracking and control maintenance solution, we knew it had to be the same as our product, which is to say Web based, easy to use, full featured and very affordable.”

“The features of Link It’s EZM Web fit right in with our model,” said Althouse. “It’s a perfect match in price and design. The price is very right for our customers, and every feature they need is there. Best of all, the maintenance software is ready to use immediately.”

“We are very pleased to have an exclusive contract with Beacon Software for the dispatching and towing industry,” emphasized Janine Teske, General Manger of Link It Software. “This arrangement offers economical software to schedule and control maintenance for Beacon’s customers, no matter where they may be located world wide.”

“Software is transforming itself into a service product on the web,” Link It President Dr Gloria McFarland, a Cal Tech PhD expanded, “and Beacon Software, with their cutting edge technology, is already completely integrated with the Internet making this an excellent strategic alliance for both our companies.”

“As companies expand across the globe, web based software is becoming as common a service as email and cell phones,” Link It CEO Wayne McFarland concluded. “Choosing to team up is a huge benefit for customers in the Dispatch and Management Industry enabling them to use our simple, user-friendly maintenance application at a price lower than a cell phone bill. On our part, we have the opportunity through our partnership with Beacon to expand with them into a large and growing segment of a world-wide market.”
Link It Software Corporation began over a dozen years ago, concentrating on developing economical software for business where only custom, high-ticket applications previously existed. Link It’s customers range from small companies to Fortune 500 firms.

Beacon Software was founded in 2001 to supply the most comprehensive towing management solutions available. Since releasing its premier tow management solution DispatchAnywhere® in 2003, Beacon Software now services over 8000 towers in 30 countries with a multitude of products – including the industry’s leading vehicle towing instruction website www.towspec.com.


Press Contact:

Todd Althouse
talthouse@beaconsoftco.com
(440) 628-4361

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