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Xora and Trakware Add New Software Enhancements Bringing Significant Efficiencies and Greater Control to Mobile Workforce Management for Engineer-to-Order Manufacturers


This integrated solution enables field operations supervisors to dynamically schedule the field installation work force in real time; customers are able to be flexible with scheduling while reducing the administrative costs of capturing time in the field.

Mountain View, CA, April 06, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Xora, a leading provider of location-based mobile workforce management solutions, and Trakware Systems Inc., a leading provider of manufacturing and project execution solutions for complex engineer-to-order environments, today announced an integrated release that enables advanced supervisor capabilities. Adams Bros. Cabinetry, Inc. is the first customer to utilize the combined offering.

Adams has some unique challenges when capturing labor information from the field. “We required a robust and flexible solution that would allow us to capture time for any member of our field installation crews on any supervisor’s phone”, said Jonathan Adams, Systems Administrator for Adams Brothers Cabinetry. “This allows us to be flexible with our scheduling of crew members so that we can exceed our customer’s expectations of man power requirements and service. With TRAKware and Xora, we have the ability to achieve that and more.” Xora’s supervisor application allows any individual to “clock in” from any supervisor’s Sprint phone in the field. TRAKware synchronizes this time with Xora at the press of a button, providing real-time information on what field installation crews are working on. “Simply put, we are able to be flexible with our scheduling while reducing our administrative costs of capturing time in the field.”

Xora mobile workforce management applications enable businesses to track and manage field staff via GPS-enabled mobile phones. Mobile workers use the phones to record time sheet and job status information, including when they begin and end shifts and jobs. Office staff access this information in real-time from TRAKware. Companies use this information to ensure that workers are paid accurately, their customers are billed appropriately and their productivity and profitability are both maximized.

About Xora

Xora is a leading provider of location-based mobile resource management solutions that allow customers to realize improved productivity, manage overtime, reduce the cost of field operations and provide better customer service. Founded in 1999, Xora has raised more than $11 million in venture capital and is privately funded; the lead investor is Dawntreader Ventures. Xora partners include Sprint, Telstra, Motorola, RIM, Oracle and Sun.

About Trakware Systems

Trakware Systems is a leader in manufacturing execution system (MES) solutions for engineer-to-order (ETO) and project-based manufacturers who need to maximize both profitability and productivity. Trakware specializes in key business-critical functions such as estimating, advanced scheduling, job costing, production management and labor / material shop floor data collection. TRAKware software fully integrates with existing systems, and all major software providers for financials, engineering design, optimization, payroll and wireless interaction for mobile workers. Founded in 1995, Trakware’s partners include Microsoft, Oracle, ADP, Sage, and SolidWorks (a Dassault company), Dell and TouchSystems.

Contact information:

Xora
Phone: 650 314 6460
Web site: www.xora.com
E-mail: mberger@xora.com

Trakware Systems
Phone: 800 370 1849
Web site: www.trakware.com
E-mail: info@trakware.com

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