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February 26, 2013 

EBE Technologies Issues Patent for Qualification Process
Patent Pertains to Qualifying and On-Boarding People, Companies, Products and Services

EAST MOLINE, IL – EBE announced today it has been issued patent # US 8,364,702 B2 dated January 29th, 2013 for the qualification process used in EBE’s SHIPS enterprise solutions including: Logistics Management, Driver Recruiting and Driver Management.

The patent positions EBE as a leader in the industry recognizing and making use of the relationship between disparate data sources and a company’s unique qualification requirements. Additionally, EBE’s content management, collaborative internet document creation and integration services leverage the results sets from the qualification procedure to create the necessary documents to complete the on-boarding process, be it a driver, carrier, product or service.  Finally, integration with a carrier’s Transportation Management System, Mobile Communications Provider or other back office solution, completes the process.

“Our clients have migrated from reviewing and processing every document, data set and activity to working by exception. The now patented qualification process helps carriers and logistics providers to identify quality drivers and carriers more quickly and capitalize on an opportunity. We continually develop solutions for the industry targeted at improving quality, accuracy and productivity, while at the same time, protecting the investment they’ve made to their existing back office and imaging systems”, states Larry Kerr, EBE President.

EBE is in the process of pursuing additional patents that reflect significant enhancements in driver retention, DSO and accessorial management.  “Patent recognition validates to the industry that EBE’s investment in, and commitment to, innovative solutions sets our solutions apart from commodity based software”, adds Kerr.

About EBE Technologies, Inc. 
Founded in 1973, EBE is the leading provider of integrated document and content management, workflow and business process automation solutions designed specifically for the transportation and logistics industry. The development of EBE's enterprise solution, SHIPS, evolved from EBE's expertise in imaging and transportation specific workflow applications. Utilizing a unique intelligent database and autoflow technology, SHIPS automates labor intensive operational tasks to deliver improved operational efficiencies, reduced labor costs, unparalleled customer service and increased profitability. SHIPS modules include: financials, logistics, recruiting, safety and compliance and driver performance management. SHIPS integration capabilities provide for access to information from company dispatch, accounting, mobile communication, log scanning and other transportation related applications. EBE's blue-chip customer list includes nearly 500 leading transportation and logistics companies in North America.  Headquartered in East Moline, Illinois, EBE Technologies is a privately held company and has experienced consistent growth and profitability allowing it to reinvest in its people, products and integration partners. For additional information, visit or call 1-800-447-0612.

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