Our Mission

PLM TrustLink™ is committed to deliver on its promise on the 3T’s of the temperature-controlled industry with Transparency, Traceability and Trust that consumers, business, and regulators demand applying technology to mark, digitize and utilize real-time data throughout the temperature-controlled supply chain.

3T's of Supply Chain - Transparency, Traceability, Trust

 

 

 

Our Solution

PLM TrustLink™ is a cloud-based IoT platform consisting of comprehensive condition-monitoring track & trace solutions that digitize products in the supply chain, delivering transparency from origin to destination that delivers value to our clients by giving them real-time actionable data on critical tracking events, temperature visibility, inventory counts, item location features, systems integrations and more that will:

  • Reduce Operational Costs
  • Increase Operational Efficiency
  • Lower Costs Associated with Recalls
  • Mitigate Risk of Quality & Safety Hazards
  • Build & Maintain Brand Integrity
  • Positively Impact Financial Bottom Line

 

 

PLM TrustLink™ Family

Global reach with financial strength

PLM Fleet, LLC, headquartered in Newark, NJ with locations across the USA is owned by Marubeni Corporation and Mizuho Leasing which operate entities across the globe. PLM is the largest nationwide-company that offers technology and financial solutions for the temperature sensitive supply chain.  It's asset management and cloud-based data solutions focus on creating flexible and client-specific temperature-controlled solutions to reduce cost and drive productivity through the complete supply chain. As a full-service fleet management company, PLM offers lifecycle management for refrigerated fleets.

Marubeni Corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries use their broad business networks, both within Japan and overseas, to conduct importing and exporting (including third country trading), as well as domestic business, encompassing a diverse range of business activities across wide-ranging fields including lifestyle, ICT & real estate business, forest products, food, Agri-business, chemicals, energy, metals & mineral resources, power business, infrastructure project, aerospace & ship, finance & leasing business, construction, industrial machinery & mobility, and next generation business development. 

Mizuho Leasing has focused on financing for equipment and other assets through leasing and installment sales, while also actively growing operations in Japan and overseas as a comprehensive financial services group serving the business community. In addition to providing finance for capital investment in industrial machine tools, IT equipment, medical equipment and other business assets, Mizuho is expanding it's reach into new business areas by proposing a wide range of solutions that address the diverse needs of corporate clients, increasing its presence in the financial sector, and leveraging M&A activities.

A Collaborative Team of Experts

Don Durm

Don Durm

Vice President of Customer Solutions Regulatory Standards Advisor
Don Durm

Don Durm

Vice President of Customer Solutions Regulatory Standards Advisor
(407) 252-6036
ddurm@plmfleet.com

Don is a 25-year veteran of PLM, an international industry expert, writer and keynote speaker on cold chain hand-off applications, regulatory compliance, and supply chain technology. Don is one of the primary authors of (GCCA) Global Cold Chain Association’s white paper, the International Refrigerated Transport Best Practices Guide and the Certified Cold Carrier certification program to meet regulatory compliance for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  Recognized by FDA for his work with the Agency on the New Era of a Smarter Food Safety initiative, he actively participates in industry FSMA 204 sub-groups providing guidance to FDA on requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods and provided guidance to USDA on the White House Executive Order 14017, America’s Supply Chains, to improve and re-imagine supply chains for the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural commodities and food products in the US considering the recent pandemic challenges.  Invited by both businesses and governments he works to improve global cold chain quality and safety challenges.  Recognized four times by Food Logistics Magazine as one of the Rock Stars of the Supply Chain for his work in food safety, supply chain technology efficiencies and regulatory compliance and was recently listed as one of five Supply Chain Champions you must know.

Brian Wood

Brian Wood

Sales Director
Brian Wood

Brian Wood

Sales Director
(858) 254 9880
bwood@plmfleet.com

Brian has over 20-years experience in sales and business leadership development utilizing and leveraging technology-based solutions to solve customer pain points within their business. Brian is a delivery leader leveraging embedded technology integration platforms, enterprise-level hardware/software, RFID (UHF/HF/NFC), contactless product technologies, IoT (Internet of Things) and Cloud-based solutions.  Previously at SMARTRAC, Brian was a key contributor in the creation of what is now PLM TrustLink.  He holds a  MBA from the University of California at Irvine.  As PLM TrustLink Sales Director, he is responsible for partner relationships, client success and satisfaction.

Murli Ram

Murli Ram

Product Director
Murli Ram

Murli Ram

Product Director
(248) 840-5122
mram@plmfleet.com

Murli has over 25-years experience digitally transforming engineering, manufacturing & supply chain organizations in automotive, defense, food & energy industries.  Murli is an experienced Solutions Architect and Product Manager of the TrustLink platform utilizing RFID(UHF/HF/NFC) and IOT (Internet of Things) sensors for Supply Chain, Logistics and Traceability. Previously at SMARTRAC, Baker Hughes, and OshKosh, his experience includes key contributions as an executive leader with successful IPO and change-of-control events.  Murli holds a Master’s degree from Ohio University.  As PLM TrustLink Product Director, he is responsible for overall solution management, software and analytics.

Charles Vincent

Charles Vincent

Implementation Manager
Charles Vincent

Charles Vincent

Implementation Manager
(614) 205-8527
cvincent@plmfleet.com

Charles has over 30-years experience in process analysis, project planning, and delivery across multiple industries in manufacturing, distribution retail and direct to consumer businesses. Previously at SMARTRAC, DB&A and Alliance Data, his experience includes multinational supply chain reengineering initiatives, and custom and package software implementations.

Charles holds an Engineering degree from Oklahoma State University and his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.  As PLM TrustLink Implementation Manager, he is responsible for program and project implementations.

JW Franz

JW Franz

Presales Consultant & RFID Lead
JW Franz

JW Franz

Presales Consultant & RFID Lead
(412) 708-2069
jwfranz@plmfleet.com

JW has over 15-years experience in presales, RFID engineering and business development leadership previously at Motorola, Zebra and Impinj.  His experience includes RFID solution design and deployment lead with Fortune 500 food manufacturers. JW is a graduate of Robert Morris University and holds a degree in Communication and Marketing.  As PLM TrustLink Presales Consultant & RFID Lead, he is responsible for presales support, solution design and TrustLink partner and channel business development.

Joe Conti

Joseph Conti

Director, Business Development, East
Joe Conti

Joseph Conti

Director, Business Development, East
732-533-7612
jconti@plmfleet.com

Joe stands at the forefront of the fastest moving technology industry trend:  digital convergence in cloud services.  He has spent 20 years evangelizing, designing, developing, and marketing industry leading RTLS based life safety solutions to the healthcare, hospitality, and Fortune 1000 markets. A successful veteran solution provider of SaaS, RTLS & IT solutions to end users both domestically and internationally.

Joe has a deep knowledge of developing cloud-based digital business strategies and building out new channel solutions that saves clients time and money.   He was previously with CenTrak for six years where he served as Sr. Director of Sales and the company’s life safety subject matter expert. 

Embracing the core values of integrity, innovation, and growth, Joe consistently ranks at the top of his profession.  Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Queens College.  As the PLM TrustLink Eastern Region Sales Director, he’s responsible for delivering custom supply chain solutions that drive customer success and satisfaction.



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