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Leading Asia Pacific Logistics Firm Selects Trimble GeoManager


SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2009 — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Linfox Logistics, a leader in supply chain solutions throughout the Asia Pacific region, has selected Trimble as its Mobile Resource Management (MRM) solution provider. Telstra, Australia's leading telecommunications and information services company, and a Trimble reseller and business partner, facilitated the selection. Linfox will begin using Trimble's GeoManager™ solution to manage over 2,000 vehicles within its expanding mobile workforce. Linfox selected Trimble to help improve customer service, enhance driver safety, reduce operating costs, and better manage greenhouse gas emissions.

"The GeoManager solution will allow us to continue to improve our high standards for customer service, vehicle performance and driver safety," said Shane Falkiner, compliance manager Asia Pacific, Linfox. "Our selection of GeoManager will also allow us to deploy a single solution across our fleet and support our goals under the Green Fox initiative by reducing overall fuel usage and decreasing our rate of greenhouse gas emissions by 15 percent in the coming year." 

"With the implementation of Trimble's GeoManager, Linfox can further their initiatives in safety, customer service and cost-savings by managing their fleets more efficiently," said Ananth Siva, general manager Asia Pacific, Trimble Mobile Resource Management. "We are pleased to be working with Linfox to help them drive significant operational value to achieve their business goals."

Trimble GeoManager is an on-demand fleet productivity & management solution that integrates Global Positioning System (GPS), vehicle diagnostics, driver computing, wireless communications and a hosted software application suite. Trimble MRM solutions are designed to automate the management of mobile resources and to optimize the service delivery process for customers across a variety of industries. Trimble delivers MRM solutions on a global basis to vertical markets which include: global communications, construction supply, field service, and transportation & distribution. Trimble MRM solutions are designed to provide a secure, scalable, upgradeable, enterprise-class platform, and are offered in on-demand software delivery, on-premise or hybrid environments that can seamlessly connect mobile workers in the field to real-time data. More information about Trimble MRM solutions can be found at: www.trimble.com/mobile_resource_management.

About Linfox

Linfox Logistics is a leader in supply chain solutions across the Asia Pacific region. It operates more than 5,000 transport vehicles and 1.8 million square meters of warehousing space in 11 countries. More than 15,000 Linfox people deliver sophisticated supply chain solutions to some of the world�s leading businesses across a wide range of industries, including fast moving consumer goods suppliers, leading retailers, miners and petroleum companies. Linfox employs leading edge technology to achieve its goals of unparalleled safety and operational excellence.

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.

Investor Relations Contact:   
Willa McManmon of Trimble: 408-481-7838
Media Contact:   
LeaAnn McNabb of Trimble: 408-481-7808




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