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Spartan Stores Purchases MobileFrame Platform to Automate Field Service


Spartan Stores Has Selected MobileFrame's Configurable Mobile ApplicationTM Software as its Standard Mobility Platform.

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(PRWEB)� Oct. 27, 2008 � MobileFrame, LLC (www.mobileframe.com), the leading provider of Configurable Mobile ApplicationsTM, announces that Spartan Stores, owner and operator of 84 supermarkets and drugstores in Michigan and Ohio and supplier of more than 40,000 private label and national brand products, has chosen MobileFrame's award-winning enterprise mobility software Platform to automate field service processes at their stores. Used by a wide variety of commercial, retail, industrial, federal and municipal organizations, MobileFrame's enterprise software has repeatedly swept MobileVillage's Mobile Star Awards year after year for product innovation and customer satisfaction.

MobileFrame will allow Spartan Stores to build powerful mobile applications for repair of computers, registers, coolers and the movement of racks on a single, fully integrated, 100% code free mobility platform. With integrated intelligent networking, prioritized synchronization, remote device configuration and management, and remote software updates all built-in to one software platform, MobileFrame significantly streamlines mobile application development, deployment, and administration. Data collected in the field is stored on a handheld device and automatically synchronized to the Spartan Stores' back-office systems. The MobileFrame software operates on any .NET enabled handheld device, including PDA's, Smart Phones, Tablet PC's or Laptops.

MobileFrame's award-winning Configurable Mobile ApplicationsTM software platform is an entirely self-contained mobility solution that provides full functionality out-of-the-box, with no custom programming, no third party mobile gateways, synchronization engines or SDK's required. MobileFrame's software allows Spartan Stores to capture photographs, voice notes, documents, templates, logos, sketches, digital signatures, bar code scans, magnetic strip read outs, and RFID data then attach them directly into their mobile applications. Applications are stored in a library so administrators can quickly make changes whenever operational requirements change, enabling on-the-spot deployment of a wide variety of mobile applications. MobileFrame's software affords Spartan Stores unparalleled flexibility to create new mobile applications of any degree of complexity, incorporating any mix of business processes, and deploy those applications to the field on-the-fly.

"Spartan Stores operation includes 84 stores and supplies an additional 400 independent grocery stores," said Lonny Oswalt, MobileFrame's CEO. "By standardizing on MobileFrame, Spartan Stores will achieve greater efficiency while reducing costs."


About MobileFrame LLC
MobileFrame is the leading provider of Configurable Mobile ApplicationsTM enterprise software that requires no coding or programming to create and deploy sophisticated mobile applications. With intelligent networking and synchronization built-in, MobileFrame's platform significantly streamlines mobile application development, deployment, and administration. MobileFrame eliminates custom programming through an intuitive, user friendly point-and-click graphical user interface, enabling novice computer users to quickly create and deploy custom mobile applications tailored to their business. MobileFrame is a privately held company headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, customers may contact MobileFrame directly at 1-408-885-1200 or visit our website at http://www.mobileframe.com.

About Spartan Stores
As a progressive leader in the food distribution industry, Spartan Stores, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, owns and operates 84 supermarkets and drugstores in Michigan and Ohio under the D&W Fresh Markets, Family Fare Supermarkets, Felpausch Food Centers and Glen�s Markets banners. The company also supplies more than 40,000 private label and national brand products to nearly 400 independent grocery stores. For more information visit: http://www.spartanstores.com.



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Contact:
Thomas J. Laughlin
MobileFrame LLC
(408) 885-1200
tlaughlin@mobileframe.com