September 11, 2006 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Trucking application software provider TMW Systems announced last week that it has acquired one of its rivals in that market, Maddocks Systems. Because both companies are privately held, they did not disclose the financial details of the acquisition.
TMW is well known in the trucking industry, and supports two sets of applications: The TL2000 suite for OS/400 and i5/OS servers and the TMWSuite for Windows boxes. TMW is based in Beachwood, Ohio. The company, founded in 1983, has been a long-time member of the OS/400 ecosystem. For the year-ended June 30, TMW booked sales of $28.7 million, and the