NASHVILLE – Aug. 15, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, and TMW Systems (www.tmwsystems.com), a Trimble Company and leading provider of transportation management software, today announced the winners of their 2017 Innovator of the Year awards.
The recipients were announced at the 2017 in.sight user conference + expo in Nashville, jointly hosted by PeopleNet and TMW Systems. The awards recognize customers of each company that have best leveraged technology through innovations in integration, custom-tailored applications, process implementation, training methods and more.
“It’s always an honor to recognize the PeopleNet and TMW customers that are helping us drive innovation forward in the transportation industry,” said Rick Ochsendorf, Executive Vice President – Customer for PeopleNet. “The recipients of this year’s awards have uniquely harnessed the power of technology to make incredible strides in their organization when it comes to performance and safety.”
In addition to recognizing PeopleNet and TMW-specific winners, a joint award was presented to Star Transport. Deploying technology solutions from both companies, Star Transport has migrated to an automatic billing process, reducing annual labor costs by more than $260,000 and providing better real-time information for its clients.
“The customers recognized at in.sight this year have achieved measurable business value through the use of TMW and/or PeopleNet solutions,” said Timothy Leonard, Executive Vice President, Operations and Technology for TMW. “They’re making real world improvements to not only run efficient, more profitable businesses, but also to foster a better culture, deliver better value and service for their clients, and create safer roads.”
Following customer nominations and testimonials, winners were selected in the following categories:
Innovator of the Year winners are also participating in panel discussions at in.sight, giving attendees an opportunity to learn more about how to better deploy technology to increase efficiencies, lower costs and improve safety. For more information about in.sight, visit: http://insightuserconference.com.
PeopleNet provides solutions to help fleets improve safety and compliance and reduce costs. PeopleNet’s network communications, mobility and analytics products are used by more than 2,000 truckload, LTL, private, and energy services fleets throughout North America. PeopleNet was established in 1994 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, with an office in Ontario, Canada. PeopleNet is a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and part of its international Transportation and Logistics Division. To learn more about PeopleNet and its products, visit www.peoplenetonline.com or call (888) 346-3486.
About TMW Systems
TMW is a leading transportation software provider to commercial and private fleets, brokerage and 3PL organizations. Founded in 1983, TMW has focused on providing enterprise software to the transportation industry, including asset-based and non-asset-based operations as well as heavy-duty vehicle service centers. With offices in Cleveland, Dallas, Indianapolis, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Raleigh, and Vancouver, the company serves over 2,000 customers, including many of the largest, most sophisticated and complex transportation service companies in North America. TMW is a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB) and part of the international Transportation and Logistics Division.