One-of-a-kind, proactive trucking industry solution to benefit from agreement to supply legal expertise and updated regulatory information

Phoenix, AZ—April 16, 2008—Vigillo LLC, providers of a web-based risk management platform for the delivery of policies, forms, training, assessments, and management reports to the trucking industry, today announced at the 2008 DRI Trucking Law Seminar that it has partnered with Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP to provide its trucking industry customers with regulatory policies, forms and up-to-date information about legal developments.“The professional team of lawyers at Benesch constantly have their eyes on the legal and regulatory landscape in this industry,” Steven G. Bryan, CEO of Vigillo. “By constantly monitoring industry developments and providing updated legal information our customers will be alerted to any and all changes and developments that could potentially impact their fleet operations and their exposure to risk.”The Vigillo web-based Software as a Service (SaaS) application organizes and monitors the policies, forms, training, assessments and reports needed to prepare for and respond to the risks associated with motor carrier operations. The solution enables managers to better prepare and respond to the many high-risk situations encountered when operating truck fleets. Benefits of adopting the web-based, easy to use system include the potential for addressing problems before they become emergencies, lowering costs through improved time management and increased employee productivity, reducing turnover, and potentially lowering insurance rates.

Benesch’s Transportation and Logistics Practice Group regularly advises clients about how to avoid unnecessary risks that constitute obstacles to growth, including regulatory requirements, as well as the development of new operating practices and compliance programs. Services include drafting policies for customers about accident response, employee compliance issues, problems and steps to managing risk and producing general information and other resource materials about pertinent and timely issues. Benesch also has a Labor and Employment Department with extensive transportation related experience to assist in dealing with OSHA, EEOC, independent contractor, wage and workers’ compensation issues, and preventing claims.

“Benesch believes that one of its primary responsibilities in representing its clients is to keep them informed of important legal developments in order to limit their exposure to expensive and unnecessary litigation,” said Marc S. Blubaugh. “The more information trucking companies have, the more efficiently and effectively they can manage risk. Our collaboration with Vigillo will now help Vigillo’s clients keep abreast of many of the risk management challenges that motor carriers of all types face on a daily basis. We believe our expertise and Vigillo’s proactive and creative approach will be a great benefit to the trucking industry.”

About Vigillo LLC
Founded in 2007 with the vision to provide a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, web-based Risk Management system for firms who operate truck fleets, Vigillo delivers the industry’s first monitoring and tracking system customized to meet the business compliance needs of any size company. The Vigillo Team consists of legal, safety, HR, operations, management and technology experts and a senior management team with over 40 years combined experience in delivering enterprise software to solve a variety of corporate and educational management problems. For information, visit www.vigillo.com.

About Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP
Benesch is a business law firm with offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Wilmington, Philadelphia and Shanghai. The firm services national and international clients that include public and private, middle market, and emerging companies as well as private equity funds, entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations, trusts and estates. Our practice areas include Business Reorganization; Compensation and Benefits; Corporate and Securities; Environmental; Estate Planning and Probate; Intellectual Property; Labor and Employment; Litigation; Public Law; Real Estate and Tax. Some of the industries the firm concentrates in include Banking; Health Care; China; Polymer, Plastics & Packaging; Transportation and Logistics; and Franchising. For information, visit www.bfca.com.

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