Abbotsford, BC / TheNewswire / July 12, 2018 - Gatekeeper Systems Inc. ("Gatekeeper" or the "Company") (TSX.V: GSI; OTC: GKPRF; FSE: 1GK) is pleased to announce that Midwest Transit Inc., "MTE" of Kankakee, Illinois, has chosen Gatekeeper to supply a minimum of US$1.5 million of mobile video system products and services. The contract is for the 18-month period from July 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019 and represents a commitment by MTE to specify and recommend Gatekeeper products and services on its own fleet, and for use by its customers.
Midwest Transit Equipment is one of the largest bus distributors in the U.S., with operating locations in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, and Missouri. The company is a distributor for IC Bus, a subsidiary of Navistar, as well as for Collins Bus, Starcraft, ElDorado, Elkhart Coach, Braun Corp., Berkshire Coach, and MV-1.
MTE President and CEO, John McKinney stated, "we are thrilled with our expanded relationship with Gatekeeper. Their technology roadmap, product line, and customer service programs are exactly what our team is looking for as we execute on our aggressive growth strategy throughout North America." McKinney added, "our relationship with Gatekeeper expands beyond the technical side of the business to a trusted partner."
McKinney is a former President of Navistar Global Bus and Vice-President, North American Truck Sales, where he led the sales and marketing efforts for Navistar's $10-billion truck and bus sales in the USA and Canada. McKinney and an investment group led by Bridgewater Partners recently acquired Midwest Transit and is now looking to execute on an aggressive growth plan with both an organic and acquisition strategy throughout North America.
President and CEO of Gatekeeper Doug Dyment said, "John McKinney is one of our industry's most respected individuals, and I couldn't be more excited about our partnership. His aggressive growth plan into multiple mobile markets will give Gatekeeper an opportunity to expand our video platforms throughout all Midwest Transit's new manufactured vehicles as well as existing vehicles."
About Gatekeeper Systems Inc.
Gatekeeper provides high-definition video integrated with GPS and vehicle sensors for mobile applications including school, transit buses, law enforcement and military applications.
The Company is headquartered in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, and its shares are traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "GSI", on the OTC Markets under the symbol "GKPRF", and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol "1GK".
For more information visit: www.gatekeeper-systems.com.
Midwest Transit Equipment is one the largest bus distributors in the United States with operating locations in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, and Missouri. The company is the largest distributor for IC Bus, a subsidiary of Navistar, as well as Collins School Bus, Starcraft School and Commercial Bus, Eldorado Bus, Elkhart Coach, Braun Corporation, Berkshire Coach and MV1. For more information visit: www.midwesttransit.com
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