ROSLYN HEIGHTS, N.Y., May 6 HealthEx, a specialist courier for healthcare companies, is working with AT&T* to help manage shipments and deliveries for HealthEx customers in select cities around the country. Under a new two-year contract, HealthEx will implement an "e-Courier" application on more than 200 AT&T devices to help field teams locate, track and confirm deliveries while on the go.
HealthEx will use a variety of AT&T's rugged devices to run its third-party "e-Courier" application, which supports mobile management of all incoming and outbound shipments to healthcare facilities in New York City, Chicago, and other select cities within New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. By using this application, field delivery teams have the ability to manage, track and confirm shipments from virtually any location via their mobile device. At the time of shipment delivery, field reps are also able to use AT&T devices to timestamp the date, time and GPS location to confirm receipt, which is quickly logged into HealthEx's system via AT&T's 3G network.
"The ability to easily track and manage our deliveries while on the move is an essential part of our business, as it ensures we know the location and status of each shipment at all times and can meet our customer's delivery expectations," said Michael Montemarano, vice president of HealthEx. "AT&T's reliable network and wide selection of devices allowed us to take mobile delivery management to a new level, and we look forward to working with AT&T as we continue to expand our services into more cities around the country."
Previously, HealthEx's "e-Courier" application was only compatible with larger computer-like devices. AT&T was able to offer simple, rugged devices that reduce device size and weight without compromising durability. HealthEx will also now benefit from accelerated data transfer by using AT&T's 3G network, the fastest in the nation.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates - AT&T operating companies - are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest 3G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. A leader in mobile broadband, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse(SM) and AT&T |DIRECTV(SM) brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising. In 2010, AT&T again ranked among the 50 Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE® magazine.
Additional information about AT&T Inc. and the products and services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available at http://www.att.com. This AT&T news release and other announcements are available at http://www.att.com/newsroom and as part of an RSS feed at www.att.com/rss. Or follow our news on Twitter at @ATTNews. Find us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ATT to discover more about our consumer and wireless services or at www.Facebook.com/ATTSmallBiz to discover more about our small business services.
© 2010 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. 3G service not available in all areas. AT&T, the AT&T logo and all other marks contained herein are trademarks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.
SOURCE AT&T Inc.