Press Release

@Road Announces Customer Wins in Transportation and Distribution

Businesses are turning to @Road for Mobile Resource Management solutions that can help them drive down fuel costs and increase operational efficiencies

FREMONT, Calif. – September 21, 2005 – @Road®, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARDI), a global provider of Mobile Resource Management (MRM) and intelligent field service automation solutions, today announced recent customer wins in the transportation and distribution industry. @Road provides the transportation and distribution industry with integrated, end-to-end MRM solutions, including the @Road Transportation and Distribution Suite, which can help streamline operations, increase driver productivity and improve operational effectiveness.

Recent @Road customer wins in the transportation and distribution industry include:

  • Beacon Roofing Supply
  • Big 5 Sporting Goods
  • Builders Material Transport, Inc.
  • Kleenco Construction
  • One Transportation Services, Inc.
  • Reliable Wholesale Lumber, Inc.

“With increasing fuel and operating costs, driver shortages and regulatory mandates, managers of for-hire carriers and private fleets face new challenges as well as new opportunities to prosper and succeed,” said Leo Jolicoeur, @Road chief marketing officer. “Using integrated GPS, Internet and wireless technology, @Road offers MRM solutions to help transportation and distribution companies cut costs, improve operating efficiencies and meet regulatory compliance while increasing customer responsiveness and ROI.”

The @Road family of advanced MRM solutions, such as the @Road GeoManagerSM iLM®, @Road PathwaySM iLM and @Road PorticoSM iLM, can enable businesses to drive down costs and increase the productivity of mobile workers through greater visibility into the daily activities of their mobile resources - from actual vehicle routes, starts and stops, to customizable maps showing mobile resource locations relative to important landmarks. @Road MRM solutions also permit businesses to upload customer and/or trip information into a routing engine and generate on-demand, actionable reports such as optimized routes for drive-time, fuel economy, city ordinance compliance and much more.

“These recent customer wins in the transportation and distribution industry reinforce our position as a leading provider of MRM solutions,” Jolicoeur said. “We believe our product offerings for @Road MRM solutions in a number of key vertical markets, including transportation and distribution, will continue to attract new customers seeking to streamline operations, reduce fuel and other operational costs and improve their competitive position.”

About @Road

@Road, Inc. is a leading global provider of solutions designed to automate the management of mobile resources and to optimize the service delivery process for customers across a variety of industries. By providing real-time Mobile Resource Management infrastructure integrating wireless communications, location-based technologies, software applications, transaction processing and the Internet, @Road solutions are designed to provide a secure, scalable, upgradeable, enterprise-class platform, and are offered in on-demand software delivery, on-premise or hybrid environments that seamlessly connect mobile workers in the field to real-time corporate data on demand.

@Road provides Mobile Resource Management solutions to approximately 160,000 subscribers and end users around the world. The company is headquartered in Fremont, Calif., and has a global presence with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information on @Road solutions, visit

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. These factors, risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to customer acceptance of @Road solutions in foreign markets; the expansion of operations internationally; the timing of purchasing and implementation decisions by prospects and customers; competitive and pricing pressures; the dependence of @Road on mobile data systems technology, wireless networks, network infrastructure and positioning systems owned and controlled by others; and general economic and political conditions. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in the @Road Report on Form 10-K dated March 15, 2005, in the @Road Report on Form 10-Q dated August 9, 2005 and in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

@Road and iLM are registered trademarks of @Road, Inc. The @Road logo, @Road GeoManager, @Road Pathway and @Road Portico, are trademarks of @Road, Inc.

Media Contact

Bob Stern
@Road Media Relations
(510) 870-1360


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