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State of Delaware Selects IRMS for Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Integrated Warehousing Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of supply chain execution solutions, announced today that the Delaware Division of Public Health has selected the IRMS Warehouse Management System (IRMS) and the IRMS Mobile Emergency Response System (“Go-Kit”) for its public health preparedness system.

The mission of the Delaware Division of Public Health is to protect and enhance the health of the people of Delaware (population about 800,000), including, in part, through public health preparedness.

With strategic partner, ESi Acquisition, Inc., Integrated Warehousing Solutions will provide the state with a total Web-enabled solution for emergency management, inventory/resource management and patient tracking, using IRMS and Go-Kit solutions along with ESi’s WebEOC crisis information management software.

Delaware will deploy IRMS and wireless technology for real-time inventory, resource and capital assets management in support of logistics operations to facilitate emergency response. The IRMS Go-Kit will additionally provide the state with automated processing and apportionment of emergency medical supplies and equipment from the Strategic National Stockpile along with patient registration, assessment, treatment and tracking at points of dispensing, as well as fatality management.

In cooperation with the Towson University Center for Geographic Information Services in Baltimore, Maryland, the Emergency Management Mapping Application, or EMMA, framework is additionally being developed to provide emergency response-oriented GIS capabilities and data interoperability for a common operating picture and seamless information sharing. The GIS is ESRI’s ArcIMS.

About Integrated Warehousing Solutions
Integrated Warehousing Solutions is a global supplier of industry-leading supply chain execution, distribution and inventory control solutions, including the award-winning: IRMS Warehouse Management System and IRMS Emergency Response Mobile Distribution Solution Go-Kit (for RSS, RDN and POD level), directly and through selected VAR channels, for optimal supply chain execution, communication and connectivity.

Services include logistics consulting, project management, RF/RFID, material handling and systems integration, data conversion, deployment, training and ongoing local and global maintenance, upgrade and support. Integrated Warehousing Solutions, LLC, an operating unit of UPP Business Holdings, Inc., is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, and can be reached at 800-682-2910 or on the web at

About ESi Acquisition, Inc.
ESi is the global leader in crisis information management technology, having pioneered the market with WebEOC, the world’s first Web-enabled emergency management communications system. Based in Augusta, Georgia, ESi connects crisis response teams and decision makers at national, state and local agencies, healthcare providers, airlines and corporations worldwide, providing access to real-time information for a common operating picture during an event or daily operations. By delivering highly customizable products and end-to-end services from design, installation and integration through maintenance, training and 24/7 support, ESi sets the standard for crisis information management.

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About Towson University
Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized among the nation’s best regional public universities, offering more than 100 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. As a metropolitan university, Towson combines research-based learning with practical application.

Their Center for Geographic Information Services CGIS brings business, government, and people together to respond to strategic and tactical challenges faced by professionals who work with geospatial data. Services include geospatial Web development and hosting, GIS development, geospatial analysis and database development, custom cartography, support and GIS training.

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