CLEVELAND, OH – February 14, 2017 — Ray West, a 28-year veteran of the North American transportation industry, has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of Trimble Transportation’ complete portfolio of transportation management solutions, including the TMW.Suite, Innovative, TL2000 and TruckMate platforms. These solutions together support the daily operations of thousands of for-hire and private fleets, brokers, 3PLs and other transportation businesses.
“This is a period of significant investment and innovation for TMW, and Ray’s deep experience and proven leadership will help us deliver exciting new capabilities and value to our customers,” said Timothy Leonard, executive vice president of operations and technology for TMW. “Anyone who has met Ray has experienced his passion for this industry and his commitment to the success of our customers.”
A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, West early in his career founded a number of privately held companies, including Thoroughbred Systems, which developed mobile communications and dispatch software. He later served as vice president of information technology for Atlas Van Lines – where he was an active member of the TMWSuite Advisory Board – and director of product development for Qualcomm Inc. West joined Trimble Transportation in 2007, initially leading the company’s TL2000 business in Indianapolis, Ind. Two years later he oversaw the integration into TMW of the former Innovative Computing Corporation. He most recently served as senior vice president and general manager of TMW’s Innovative, TL2000 and TruckMate lines of business.
West received a master’s degree in manufacturing management from Kettering University. He and his family will relocate from Nashville, Tenn., to TMW’s headquarters near Cleveland, Ohio.
About Trimble Transportation
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.