Timothy B. Tarbet, a global IT executive with more than 25 years of experience in enterprise software development, has been appointed vice president of development by Trimble Transportation. Tarbet will work with software leaders and developers across the TMW enterprise, with specific responsibility for guiding development of the company’s advanced TMW.Suite transportation management system (TMS). He will report to TMW Executive Vice President of Technology Timothy Leonard.
Tarbet joins TMW following a 20-plus year career with Parker Hannifin Corporation, the Mayfield Heights, Ohio-based supplier of motion and control technologies for aerospace, climate control, electromechanical, filtration and other applications. He served most recently as that company’s vice president of information technology and was a member of the executive leadership team with functional responsibility for global IT strategy development, alignment and execution.
Tarbet received a master of business administration degree from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, and a bachelor of business administration degree in information technology from Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.
“Tim is an extraordinarily skilled leader who specializes in leveraging multi-discipline collaboration to achieve visionary goals,” said TMW’s Leonard. “His talents are well aligned with our own vision for transforming the way freight moves through the global supply chain. His leadership of our TMW.Suite development activities and other projects will help us continue to increase the value we provide to transportation businesses of all types and sizes.”
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.