LONG BEACH, Calif. — The mobile inspection technology used by AiM Mobile Inspections and developed by ClickSoftware has been named as a “Superstar” winner in the tenth annual Mobile Star Awards™ program, hosted by the mobile technology site MobileVillage.com.
ClickSoftware was recognized for their work for AiM, the nationwide leader in new and used automotive inspections. ClickSoftware, a leading provider of automated workforce management and optimization solutions, was recognized in the Asset Tracking & Field Service category, over entries from Odyssey Software (for Coca-Cola) and SOTI (for Blue Dart), which received “Shining Star” recognition.
The win in the Asset Tracking & Field Service category was one of seven “Superstar” awards earned by ClickSoftware in the 2011 Mobile Star Awards.
The Mobile Star Awards program showcases “best of” entries in dozens of categories covering including mobile apps, wireless network solutions, enterprise mobile software, enterprise success stories, technology visionaries and more. All categories and winners are listed on MobileVillage.com at www.mobilevillage.com/awards.
Winners were chosen by subscribers of MobileVillage’s “Go Mobile™” – a free bi-weekly email newsletter that delivers informative headlines and links to top mobile technology stories on popular websites including: CNET, Mashable, BGR, Engadget, PC World, Computerworld, and many others. “Go Mobile” was launched nearly 12 years ago and is now read by thousands of readers.
“We’ve known all along that the mobile technology used by AiM is exceptional, and it’s a great part of our company’s success,” said Eric Widmer, AiM’s vice president for sales and operations. “Our technicians cover every state in the U.S., and this software enables them to work efficiently and systematically whether they’re inspecting a vehicle at a home, a dealership, auction, port or railyard.”
“The Mobile Star Awards pits today’s most exciting new mobile products and companies against established competitors, and the thousands of mobile-savvy readers of ‘Go Mobile’ choose the winners,” says Mobile Star Awards director Gary Thayer. “In this way, winners are chosen by real users who really love the product. And both the nominees and winners are respected in the mobile industry as the new ‘stars’ to watch.”
In addition to MobileVillage, sponsors for the 2011 Mobile Star Awards include ClickSoftware, Kronos, MobileFrame, SOTI, Syclo, and Nadel Phelan Communications. For more information about the Mobile Star Awards, visit www.MobileVillage.com.
About AiM (www.aimmobileinspections.com)
Long Beach, Calif.-based AiM (Alliance Inspection Management) was founded in 2005 to inspect the condition of new and used vehicles from bumper to bumper. AiM’s national team of 500 technicians are equipped with Panasonic© Toughbook© tablet computers and 3G cellular capabilities to perform comprehensive, 150-point vehicle inspections and deliver a report within 48 hours of the inspection. AiM, which has auto manufacturers, rental fleets, dealers, auction houses, finance companies and consumers among its clientele, recently performed its 35 millionth vehicle inspection.
About ClickSoftware (http://www.clicksoftware.com/
ClickSoftware is the leading provider of automated workforce management and optimization solutions for every size of field service business. Our portfolio of solutions, available on-demand and on-premises, create business value through higher levels of productivity, customer satisfaction and operational efficiency. Our patented concept of ‘continuous planning and scheduling’ incorporates customer demand forecasting, long and short term capacity planning, shift planning, real-time service scheduling software, mobile workforce management, enterprise mobility, and location-based services, as well as on-going communication with the consumer on the expected arrival time of the service resource.
About MobileVillage / PDA Inc.
Founded in 1993, MobileVillage is a market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless technology in a wide range of industries. MobileVillage accomplishes this by fostering education and alliances through “Best of Breed” solution identification, event partnerships, an online industry directory, industry job postings, daily online news, its widely respected Go Mobile™ newsletter, a Mobile Mentors™ program, and popular annual Mobile Star Awards™ program. Visit MobileVillage online atwww.MobileVillage.com.