OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwire – March 29, 2012) – PiiComm Inc., a Wireless Systems Integrator and leader in RFID Asset Management and Field Workforce Mobility Systems, has been selected by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) to provide a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Barcode Asset Tracking solution to track physical assets stored at locations in over 170 Missions worldwide.
PiiComm has introduced an easy and effective Advanced Information Data Capture (AIDC) solution for DFAIT agents who will carry the barcode and RFID device during his/her workday, adding, verifying and modifying the tracked data as appropriate allowing them to upload/download asset data to SAP via the SIGNET worldwide Corporate data network. The solution leverages RFID enabled handheld mobile computers from Motorola Solutions Inc. and customized software developed by PiiComm which has been certified for use on the SIGNET network by DFAIT.
The Department’s intent is to ensure that all appropriate items (capital assets, attractive items) are tracked within the Corporate Finance and Material Management system. The barcode and RFID asset management solution will be standardized for all of DFAIT and will improve accuracy and visibility to those assets.
As the Federal Government department responsible for managing Canada’s diplomatic and consular relations and to encourage the country’s international trade, DFAIT has office and residential locations in hundreds of countries around the World. These Government properties each contain hundreds of Crown assets that must be tracked and accounted for on a regular basis and when staff rotations occur.
Specializing in Mobile Information Technology solutions that solve business problems, PiiComm works with all levels of Government and Canada’s largest commercial companies to achieve their business goals by optimizing their processes and mobile workforces leveraging wireless technologies and applications. PiiComm partners with best in class hardware manufacturers, offers unique services, mobile application development and cellular expertise which has allowed them to become a dominant player in this rapidly evolving technology sector. PiiComm was recently recognized as one of Canada’s HOT 50 for top new growth companies for 2011 in PROFIT Magazine’s 12th Annual report.
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