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October 23, 2012

 

EBE & DRIVER iQ PARTNER TO PROVIDE INTEGRATED BACKGROUND AND SCREENING SERVICES TO THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY

Oak Brook, IL – EBE Technologies, the leading developer of enterprise business process management applications for the transportation industry, announced today that it has developed an interface with Driver iQ, a trucking-centric, full-service, background screening information service provider. EBE will offer Driver iQ’s full suite of background information services, including the ability to verify past employment history records through the PRE (Previous Record of Employment) database. This newly developed database is Driver iQ’s solution for carriers to obtain instant employment verifications.

The initiative will integrate Driver iQ’s background screening with EBE’s SHIPS Driver Recruiting & Recruiting For Web Workflow Solutions.  Fleets utilizing Driver iQ are now able to order publicly available background records such as the most commonly used MVRs, CDLIS, and criminal records as well as previous employment verifications utilizing the EBE software. With the integration, carriers will be assured of a consistent process to access and onboard every single applicant.

“Today’s fleets are eager for an alternative solution and constantly looking for ways to cut costs and improve efficiency in the driver screening process,” said Lana Batts, Co-President of Driver iQ.  “This integration goes a long way toward providing our mutual customers with a solid solution which will compile and present a complete record on the applicant and generate the reports needed to efficiently manage the process while remaining compliant.”

“We are pleased to offer our customers best-in-class offerings for driver background screening, said Cindy Nelson, VP Marketing & Business Development of EBE Technologies.  “Our mutual relationship was requested by leading carriers and gives us the opportunity to take advantage of the expertise and innovation that Driver iQ brings to the market.”

About EBE Technologies  
Founded in 1973, EBE has evolved as a leading provider of integrated business process management solutions designed specifically for the trucking industry.  EBE’s expertise in imaging and transportation specific workflow applications led to the development of its enterprise solution, SHIPS. Utilizing a unique intelligent database and autoflow technology, SHIPS automates labor intensive and repetitive operational tasks to deliver improved operational efficiencies, unparalleled customer service and increased profitability.  

SHIPS modules include financials, recruiting, driver performance, CSA, safety and compliance, vehicle management and brokerage and logistics. With its integration capabilities, SHIPS accesses information from company dispatch, accounting, mobile communication, log scanning and other transportation related applications.  EBE’s blue-chip customer list includes more than 500 leading transportation 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 www.ebeships.com or call 1-800-447-0612.

About Driver iQ
Driver iQ is the transportation division of CARCO Group, Inc.  Founded in 1977, CARCO is a nationally recognized information services company that provides HR workflow solutions, and investigative, fraud detection, and risk mitigation services to corporations and businesses. CARCO's Background Screening Services division and Investigative & Security Consulting division provide background investigations on potential and current employees, vendors, customers, and business partners. CARCO currently conducts over 1,000,000 reports per year, and its services include a best-in-class automated On-boarding solution including self-service portal technology, domestic and international due diligence, and general and financial investigations. For more information, visit www.carcogroup.com.

Driver iQ was formed by Lana Batts and Billie Lee, two of the most experienced and well-known professionals in the trucking industry and background screening services. Since its formation in 2011, Driver iQ has gathered the endorsement of the nation’s top truckload carriers for its innovative approach to background screening and the collection and dissemination of historical driver history records. In addition to being in full compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Driver iQ/CARCO is fully accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners. Driver iQ is based in Tulsa, OK. For more information, visit www.driveriq.com or call 1-800-848-3397.

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