CLEVELAND, September 5, 2018 — TMW, a Trimble brand and leading provider of software, business intelligence and related solutions to the North American transportation industry, announced a new integration with DMSi, a leading business software provider for the lumber and building materials industry. TMW's FinalMile solution now integrates with DMSi's Agility enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform, both solutions designed specifically for private fleet customers who operate in the building supply industry. The integration decreases the time from order placement to the time the delivery is planned while strengthening the relationship between two industry-leading building materials vendors.
With DMSi, every aspect of operations is covered - from production/procurement through distribution, delivery and back office accounting. More than 400 building material wholesalers, remanufacturers, dealers and distributors use Agility as their mission-critical inventory and order management platform.
"We believe this integration will save both TMW and DMSi customers' time and reduce their costs," said Brian Larwig, vice president and general manager of FinalMile at TMW. "Before, companies would have to invest a significant amount of time and resources into building out their own integrations, or the system updates would be at batched intervals. Neither option is ideal when moving an order through the system and into the route planning stage."
With the integration, TMW FinalMile can collect information directly from the DMSi Agility solution on a near real-time basis. The orders are then automatically updated within DRTrack whenever they are added, modified or deleted.
"The integration between Agility and TMW FinalMile provides customers with enhanced control and efficiency from order entry through delivery," said Holden Melia, vice president of product, sales and marketing at DMSi. "DMSi and TMW customers have the advantage of Agility's robust inventory control and order processing logic, paired with the optimized route planning of FinalMile, to deliver superior service."
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ABOUT TMW SYSTEMS
TMW is working to transform the way the world moves freight through innovative transactional, visibility, decision support and optimization solutions. TMW provides software solutions for transportation management, fleet maintenance and management, business intelligence, bid management, freight visibility, final mile and routing, scheduling and dispatching. TMW is at the forefront of leading innovation in the transportation community through a number of initiatives. Among those initiatives are being a charter member of the Blockchain in Transportation Alliance (BiTA) and Blockchain Engineering Standards for Transportation and Logistics (BEST-L) along with its in.sight user conference. With over 2,000 customers, TMW is a Trimble brand (NASDAQ: TRMB) with offices in Cleveland, Dallas, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Raleigh, Vancouver, and Melbourne (Australia). For more information, please visit: https://www.tmwsystems.com.
DMSi provides the leading Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to the lumber and building materials industry. The company's Agility software manages every stage of the product cycle, from purchasing and receiving to remanufacturing and sales. DMSi exclusively serves the lumber and building materials industry, and prides itself on personal, long-standing relationships with customers. Founded in 1976, DMSi is independently owned and privately held. Its operation, including software development and customer support, is located in Omaha, Nebraska. For more information, please visit: https://www.dmsi.com.