Cologne and Göttingen, April 06, 2017. The PDS Group, one of the leading system developers and integrators for mobile data recording in Europe is continuing to expand. The Group has now acquired the Göttingen-based software specialist dff solutions to expand its software for its mobile IT division. This move enables PDS to strengthen its service portfolio covering all aspects of Circlon Mobile Life Cycle Management, its comprehensive device management concept including all services before and during the entire life cycle of mobile data-recording devices and their peripheral equipment.
dff solutions has been developing modular software components for mobile data recording for more than 15 years and using these to develop customized system solutions for customers from the fields of retail, field service, transport logistics, cold-chain monitoring, and the transport of dangerous goods. As the German market leader in the field of food logistics, dff solutions works for customers such as Rewe, Edeka, Penny, and Metro Systems. The software company’s outstanding expertise lies in consulting on and the rapid provision of intelligent solutions for complex logistics and data-recording processes – an ideal addition to the PDS Group’s range of services.
“With Circlon Mobile Life Cycle Management, we offer our customers an economic complete service for their mobile IT and also assist them with all the process engineering and technological challenges they will face today and tomorrow,” says Michael Zitzmann, managing director of PDS Entwicklungs- und Service GmbH. “In addition to powerful software, mobile data recording also relies on software optimized for the specific application. With our acquisition of dff solutions, we are obtaining further expertise in the application software and operating systems of mobile data-recording devices and thus making ourselves future-proof – all in our customers’ interest.”
“Through our merger with the PDS Group, we have further consolidated our position in the logistics sector and also opened the door to other industries,” says Felix Dossmann, managing director of dff solutions GmbH. “For our customers this means that they will obtain extensive expertise on the entire life cycle of their mobile systems from a single source and that we are a partner they can count on in the long term.”