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Transportation Costing Group and TMW Systems Sign Agreement to Streamline Customer Purchases
TCG and TMW extend partnership to benefit mutual customers

ROCKVILLE, Md. – September 10, 2013 -- Transportation Costing Group (TCG), providers of Activity-Based Costing and Profitability Management Tools for truckload and less-than-truckload motor carriers, today announced it has entered into an agreement with TMW Systems (TMW), the leading provider of Transportation Management Software to North American for-hire and private fleets, to bundle TMW TMS interfaces with their solutions making the purchase of TCG solutions more convenient for TMW customers.
        
Under the new agreement, TCG is permitted to license the Innovative IES® TCG Interface, the TruckMate® TCG Interface, and the TMWSuite® TCG SmartLink with the purchase of their Activity-Based Costing and Profitability Management Tools.
        
Implementing the respective TCG integration module enables TMW customers to transfer data seamlessly to TCG’s Cost Information System. The financial and operational data is then used to develop actual cost and profitability information on each and every load in a given period in the TCG software, including payroll, toll and other inputs, with full reconciliation to the General Ledger.
        
“This new agreement enhances our longstanding partnership enabling TCG to quickly and effectively implement its profitability management tools for truckload and less-than-truckload carriers that run TMW Systems Transportation Management Software,” stated David Wangler, President of TMW Systems. “Our customers will find it much more convenient to benefit from TCG solutions because a single purchase and license agreement can now cover both TCG software and the specific TMW integration.”
        
“The two companies complement each other well and this agreement really moves the partnership to a new level, streamlining the implementation process,” said Ken Manning, president of TCG. “The motor carriers we serve will benefit from the availability of a highly fact-based and accurate representation of costs when they are pricing prospective freight. We continue to work closely with TMW to better serve our mutual customers.”
        
ABOUT TCG
Transportation Costing Group is the provider of the most widely used suite of Profitability Management Tools and activity-based costing models to the motor carrier industry. TCG provides models tailored to specific carrier operations. Information on services offered by TCG can be obtained by contacting (800) 328-9700 or info@tcgcis.com. For general product information please visit www.tcgcis.com.
        
ABOUT TMW
TMW Systems is the leading Transportation Management Software (TMS) provider to for-hire and private fleets, brokerage and 3PL organizations. Founded in 1983, TMW has focused exclusively on providing mission-critical 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 2,300 customers, including many of the largest, most sophisticated and complex trucking companies in North America. TMW customers collectively manage over $70 billion in annual freight spend, direct more than 500,000 power units and maintain more than 1.7 million assets worldwide, including North America, Europe, Latin America and Australia-New Zealand. TMW is part of Trimble’s® (NASDAQ:TRMB) international Transportation and Logistics division. For more information about TMW Systems and its products, call (800) 401-6682.
        
For more information visit www.tmwsystems.com.
        
Media Contact:
Susan Fall
LaunchIt Public Relations
858-490-1050
        
Media Contact for TMW Systems:
Monica Truelsch
440-721-2260

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