Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif., acquired 10-4 Systems, a Boulder, Colo.-based provider of advanced, multimodal shipment visibility solutions and related technologies for shippers and transportation providers.
10-4 Systems offers real-time shipment visibility to shippers, third-party logistics providers and carriers of all sizes. The acquisition expands Trimble's portfolio of transportation management systems (TMS) to include an established cloud-based solution for small carriers as well as a shipper RFP platform.
"This acquisition will advance our mission to transform the way the world moves freight by providing innovative transactional, visibility, decision support and optimization solutions that benefit participants at every level of the supply chain," says David Wangler, president of Trimble Transportation Enterprise. "With the addition of 10-4 Systems, Trimble will significantly enhance its ability to help the transportation industry optimize demand and capacity management and improve utilization of long-haul trucking assets."
"We are excited to bring the benefits of our advanced enterprise visibility platform to the thousands of supply chain partners that rely on Trimble's transportation enterprise solutions," says Travis Rhyan, president and CEO, 10-4 Systems. "Trimble has a clear commitment to offering leading-edge technologies and collaborative solutions that enable customers to increase efficiency, profitability and long-term competitiveness."
Rhyan will continue to lead 10-4 Systems as executive vice president and general manager. 10-4 Systems' business will be reported as part of Trimble's transportation segment.