09/02/2012

Amalgamated Pest Control

signs contract with Mint Wireless for mobile payment solution

Mint Wireless Limited (ASX: MNW) (“Mint Wireless”) has signed a three (3) year contract with Amalgamated Pest Control Pty Ltd (“APC”), who will utilise Mint Wireless’ mobile payment solution for their fleet of over 300 field technicians in Australia. APC will add mobile payments support for their initial 150 field technician deployment in February 2012, with up to another 150 devices being added in Q2 2012 once the initial rollout has been successfully completed.

APC has over 80 years experience in the Australian pest control industry and has grown to be Australia’s largest privately-owned pest control company. In 2011, APC selected TouchStar, a leading enterprise field automation solutions company, to deliver a state-of-the-art mobile computing system to their field technicians. The technology solution has simplified the field technicians’ record keeping and report generation tasks by incorporating functionality that includes invoicing, inspections and now payment through Mint Wireless’ mobile payment software and the Mint Managed Payment Service. The solution will provide APC with the ability to accept Credit Card payments (phase one) and EFTPOS transactions (phase two) for the collection of payments from pest control customers.

Mick Farr, General Manager, Amalgamated Pest Control comments “Mobile computing provides our technicians with the ability to deliver high quality service to our customers and allows us to deliver process benefits through the removal of paper-based systems.” “Adding Mint Wireless’ card payments functionality to the TouchStar Service solution will allow us to improve our cashflow and ultimately facilitate all card payment options for our customers. Mint Wireless’ solution also improves the security of our system and reduces our costs.”

This state-of-the-art mobile computing system includes Cameron Olsen, CEO Payment Solutions, Mint Wireless comments: “Mint Wireless is the only mobile payment solutions provider for Motorola’s payment card readers in the Australian market and will deliver fast and secure access to payments technology for Enterprise handheld mobile device customers such as Amalgamated Pest Control.”

“Mint Wireless has a good working relationship withTouchStar and Motorola and we are delighted to work with them in delivering a combined mobile computing solution to Amalgamated Pest Control.” “Mint Wireless is actively focused on increasing our customer base in the Australian market in 2012.”

About Amalgamated Pest Control

Amalgamated Pest Control has grown from two small family companies back in 1923 into Australia’s largest privately-owned pest control company. We officially became Amalgamated Pest Control in 1961, following the amalgamation of the two established family pest control companies. So we have over 80 years experience in the Australian pest control. In Australia we have branches that cover: Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and the Northern Territory. We also have branches overseas in: New Caledonia, Norfolk Island and Fiji. The group has over 500 committed people working directly in the field and behind the scenes to deliver the pest control services that you require. For more information, go to www.amalpest.com.au.