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PeopleNet, TMW reveal winners of innovation awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — At its joint user conference in Nashville, Tenn. this week, PeopleNet and TMW Systems announced the winners of its 2016 Innovator of the Year awards.

The awards recognize customers of each company that have best leveraged technology through innovations in integrations, custom-tailored applications, process implementation, training methods and more.

“As PeopleNet and TMW come together for our inaugural in.sight conference, it is imperative to highlight out exceptionally innovative customers,” said Rick Ochsendorf, executive v.p., customer at PeopleNet. “This year’s recipients demonstrated the full potential of using technology to improve safety and performance in the transportation industry.”

Along with the awards given out by the companies separately, a join award was given to Solar Transport, which deploys technologies from both PeopleNet and TMW.

“Each TMW and PeopleNet Innovator of the Year achieved measurable business value through creative use of out solutions,” added Keith Mader, senior v.p. of enterprise architecture for TMW. “These innovative companies are delivering real world improvements for drivers, executives, dispatchers, driver managers, back office personnel, system administrators and more.”

The winners were as follows:


Tier 1 (Less than 100 vehicles): OrTran Express

Tier 2 (100-500 vehicles): Solar Transport

Tier 3 (more than 500 vehicles): DOT Transportation

Canadian: Grimshaw Trucking

TMW Systems

Truckload: OrTran Express

Non-Asset: Liquid Freight

LTL, Intermodal, Specialty: Grimshaw Trucking

Energy: Western Refining

Maintenance: Master Fleet

Private Fleet: Nebraska Furniture Mart

Business Intelligence: Royal Trucking Company

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