MONTREAL & BASINGSTOKE, England (PRWEB) July 9, 2008
With De La Rue eliminating some twelve paper form pages per field technician each day, the environmental benefits to the global community are as followsa:
37 tons of wood, the equivalent of 250 trees 400 million BTU's of purchased energy, the equivalent of what's used by 4 US households annually 60,000 lbs of greenhouse gases, equivalent to what is emitted by 5 cars each year 24,000 pounds of solid waste, the equivalent of 1 fully loaded garbage trucks 200,000 gallons of waste water, somewhat less than 1 public swimming pool's worth a Environmental impact estimates were made using the Environmental Defense Fund Paper Calculator. For more information, visit http://www.papercalculator.org.
"In addition to the environmental benefits attributable to the use of Pronto, the launching of this application has allowed us to significantly enhance the efficiency and quality of our field service organization. It has enabled real time reporting and response from our field organization to enhance our best in class service offerings for our customers and has increased the number of service calls performed by our technicians by approximately 20% each day" said François Legault, Vice President of Service, De La Rue Cash Systems.
"Organizations are looking to improve the quality of their service delivery in the field and increase their mobile capabilities through the advanced utilization of wireless devices. The positive environmental impact of these decisions has, up until now, been an afterthought. We are proud to be partnering with such a prestigious company on the leading edge of implementing environmentally friendly solutions across the breadth of their organization." said Alvaro Pombo, Chief Executive Officer of TrueContext Corporation.
About De La Rue:
De La Rue is the world's largest commercial security printer and papermaker, involved in the production of over 150 national currencies and a wide range or security documents such as passports, authentication labels and fiscal stamps. The company is also pioneering new technologies worldwide in government identity solutions for national identification, driving license and passport issuing schemes. Employing over 6000 people across 31 countries, it is also a leading provider of cash handling equipment and software solutions to banks and retailers worldwide, helping them to reduce the cost of handling cash.
Established in 2001, TrueContext is a software pioneer in the creation and utilization of easy to use mobile applications. Their flagship product, Pronto Forms, allows for the immediate deployment of paperless extensions to mobile workflow activities and simplifies field data capture. Pronto delivers quality and cycle time improvements over paper collection processes, extending the most powerful business applications to nearly any mobile device. This award-winning, patented technology allows non-technical customers to securely build, manage, configure, and deploy a wide variety of mobile workforce applications. For questions or additional information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at +1.877.333.9779.