Trimble Releases Next Generation Enterprise Forestry Management Solution

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the release of its next generation Enterprise Forest Management™ software solution. The new "converged solution" combines the functionality of three software applications—TheForestManager (TFM), Planner and Resources—into a single, powerful operational platform for managing land, forest and fibre resources.

Trimble's Enterprise Forest Management software provides a robust platform for managing asset inventory as well as creating and evaluating strategic and operational plans for short and long-term planning windows. The software allows decision makers to identify which actions need to happen and where they need to happen. The software also allows managers to schedule activities, plan and manage budgets and allocate resources. Maps and related spatial data are integrated with plans, providing a thorough perspective on land-based activities and costs.

The new solution features major improvements over previous versions, such as a new sophisticated data integration framework, choice of form creation capability to unlock better ways to manage data as well as a powerful multi-platform business intelligence tool. Other enhancements include a next generation report manager, map management and printing functionality that include map layout views and dynamic content along with a choice of methods to store and reference important business documents within the database. The enterprise solution supports the integration of spatial capabilities using Esri technology, allowing customers to significantly improve business processes.

"Trimble's Enterprise Forest Management software is the centerpiece of our Connected Forest vision. Launching this next generation software with a range of new exciting capabilities, including seamless mobile solutions via the integration framework, allows us to deliver the most efficient business-focused forestry solution to the industry," said Ken Moen, general manager of Trimble's Forestry Division.

Trimble's Connected Forest enables better decision-making at every step of the forest to mill process, from land acquisition through product delivery, by combining industry-specialized software and state-of-the-art hardware into solutions for land, forest and fibre management. As part of the Connected Forest, Trimble's Enterprise Forest Management software can help organizations analyze options and priorities, optimally allocate resources, track progress and roll the information up to a management level.

Trimble's Enterprise Forest Management software is available now through its Forestry Division. For more information about Trimble's Forest Management solutions, call 1-604-697-6444, email ForestrySales@trimble.com or visit www.trimble.com/forestry.

About Trimble's Forestry Division

Trimble's Forestry Division offers land, forest and fibre management solutions that improve the productivity and operations for some of the world's largest integrated forest product companies, forest land owners, international food processing companies and conservation organizations as well as small and medium-sized businesses and state and federal departments involved in soil, water and biodiversity protection.

For more information, visit: www.trimble.com/forestry.

About Trimble

Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif.

For more information visit: www.trimble.com.

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