Hudson Acquires AMT, Inc. and ALERT Software
The Hudson Group, a provider of technology solutions to the ground transportation industry has acquired the assets of Applied Management Technologies, Inc. (AMT) of Midland Park NJ. Formed in 1993 AMT developed ALERT the industry’s first Windows based software for limousine management.
According to Hudson President and CEO Mark Ustik “The Hudson Group is very excited about this strategic alliance with AMT. The ALERT product is a mature stable and proven system that has been used successfully by transportation providers for fifteen years. The addition of the ALERT product to Hudson’s suite of technology solutions will allow us to appeal to a greater number of clients and provide solutions to a broader customer base. According to Ustik, Hudson will be using the ALERT product “as part of an aggressive marketing strategy during 2009 to help combat economic hardships which have effected the ground transportation industry over the last year. “
AMT principal David Linforth joins Hudson as Senior Business Development Manager – Limousines Division. Linforth will continue to support established ALERT clients and is working closely with Hudson software developers to add enhanced features and functionality to the ALERT product. Among the planned enhancements is integration of Hudson’s successful HWeb Reservation Manager – an Internet reservation system that downloads client web booking details directly into the ALERT back office database. Also slated for development during first quarter 2009 is the integration of the FlightView flight status lookup service along with enhanced web-based credit card processing options.
Linforth is excited about the new venture, “With a much larger staff, we now have the ability to respond to development and service needs more efficiently. The Hudson Group has an impressive array of products and services for the transportation industry and a staff with a collection of skills that gets the job done. I am extremely happy to be a part of the Hudson team and am encouraged by the enthusiastic response that we have been receiving from our ALERT clients many of whom have been with us since 1993.” Ustik adds, “David has extensive experience in this industry. He is well known and respected by his clients. He brings incredible value to our growing team of technology professionals.”
About The Hudson Group
The Hudson Group is a technology company based in North Andover MA. Hudson builds integrates and delivers reservation, dispatch, ticketing, vehicle tracking and communication technologies for transportation leaders around the world. More information on The Hudson Group and its suite of technology offerings may be found at http://www.TheHudsonGroup.com