PeopleNet and TMW Systems Partner with NTTC to Strengthen Advocacy Efforts
ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) announced that it has entered into an exclusive sponsorship agreement with PeopleNet and TMW Systems in support of fundraising events for NTTC PAC, the association's political action committee. NTTC PAC's mission is to contribute to candidates for Congress who understand the issues that impact the tank truck industry. All funds raised by NTTC PAC go toward funding the campaigns of federal candidates. NTTC PAC is bipartisan and determines candidates' eligibility to receive PAC funds based on their past voting record and promotion of issues important to the tank truck industry.
"We're extremely pleased to partner with two recognized industry leaders like PeopleNet and TMW as we continue the expansion of our advocacy efforts in Washington, DC," commented NTTC Advocacy Chairman & PAC Treasurer, William A. Usher, Jr. "Their significant commitment allows the NTTC to cover its PAC fundraising expenses and better apply its resources to those candidates who understand our industry and our unique operating concerns."
"As key industry partners to our customers, we recognize the difficult landscape for the tank truck segment and we're pleased to offer assistance that can make a difference," said PeopleNet Senior Vice President Garland Jackson. "We work very closely with the NTTC and many of its carrier members and helping NTTC with its PAC is an ideal way for PeopleNet and TMW Systems to lend our voice and support to the tank truck industry."
National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc. has represented the tank truck industry before Congress and various federal agencies since 1945. The NTTC's mission is to champion safety and success in the tank truck community and the people we serve. NTTC's membership consists of approximately 240 carriers that specialize in bulk transportation services by cargo tank throughout North America. Additionally, the association represents over 300 associate members that include cargo tank repair facilities, tractor manufacturers, tank trailer manufacturers, and other related tank truck equipment and services.
PeopleNet provides fleet mobility technology for North America's land transportation industry that enables greater levels of safety, compliance, cost reduction and customer service. The company's Precision Mobility Platform combines network communications, mobility and analytics to create the next-generation standard in technology-driven fleet performance and decision-making management. Its products are used by more than 1,750 truckload, LTL, private, and energy services fleets in the United States and Canada, including several Fortune 500 companies. The company aggressively develops new products that continue to improve fleet management. Industry recognition of the company's leadership includes: Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award, Inbound Logistics Top 100 Award; Food Logistics' 100 Top Technology Solutions and Service Providers; Frost & Sullivan Market Engineering Award; and M2M Value Chain Award. PeopleNet is a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and part of its international Transportation and Logistics Division. PeopleNet was named as a key factor in Trimble's top ranking by ABI Research's 2013 Commercial Fleet Telematics Competitive Assessment. For more information about PeopleNet and its products, visit www.peoplenetonline.com.
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 $71 billion in annual freight spend, direct more than 508,000 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. Visit www.tmwsystems.com to learn more.
SOURCE National Tank Truck Carriers