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ASTRE References Trimble: Recognized as a Preferred Supplier

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that ASTRE, the largest French transporters group, is partnering with Trimble to reference its Transport & Logistic solutions to ASTRE members.

On 1 September 2013, ASTRE officially referenced Trimble as a preferred supplier of on-board IT solutions for Transport & Logistics. “This referencing reflects ASTRE’s appreciation for our fleet management solutions. It confirms the high quality of our products used in France and Europe,” said Michel Van Maercke, General Manager EMEA of Trimble Transport & Logistics. “In addition, we are extremely pleased with the excellent reputation that the Trimble fleet management enjoys among the fleets belonging to the group. We are already fully equipping three ASTRE fleets: Eychenne in France, KLG in the Netherlands and Van Mieghem in Belgium.

ASTRE is the largest European transport and logistics network with 163 members, of which 120 are in France, 18 in Spain, 17 in Italy and 8 in the Benelux.

To supplement the CarCube on-board computer, Trimble incorporated FleetExpress for Android,  a mobile fleet management app that runs on Android Smartphones, into the framework contract with ASTRE.