Freight Transportation Manager's (FTM) mission is to deliver a customized transportation management system software. FTM offers a tailored Transportation Management System (TMS) software solution built in the Salesforce cloud.
The unique FTM software is customer centered and service minded, providing a user configured solution to meet their unique demands. FTM fills a gap in the transportation and logistics industry by delivering fast, easily customized software that is reliable, secure, user friendly and affordable.
FTM was founded in 2016 with its headquarters in Irvine California. FTM is proud to be operating on 5 continents.
CEO and Chairman
Ashkan Shamili holds a bachelor's degree in software engineering with advanced degrees in Media Informatics from RWTH in Germany.
Ashkan’s experience includes product design and software development for SAP and IBM. His experience includes leading an international team providing consulting services for Accenture, T-Mobile and HSBC.
Ashkan launched Arash Trucking located in Bellevue, Washington and serving OTR freight transportation industry focused on providing best-in-class services using technology to provide efficient asset utilization across the fleet.
As the founder and CEO of Arash Trucking he quickly identified the gaps in the available TMS software to run his company and began to develop software to operate his business and connect to his customers. Developing software in the Salesforce cloud provided the flexibility and accelerated the ability to provide meaningful customized services fast to his diverse book of clients.
Ashkan sold Arash Trucking and launched Freight Transportation Manager (FTM) in Irvine California. His vision is to provide the transportation and logistics industry with software that adapts, conforms and compliments their existing businesses workflow rather than providing a one solution fits all approach. He believes software must be customized according to business processes rather than business processes conforming to the software. His mission is to bring this solution to supply chains around the globe.
Ashkan loves the ocean and enjoys spending time on his surfboard catching waves. Ashkan is a true surfer CEO.
Chief Product Officer
Shenin is the Chief Product Officer responsible for leading the company’s product development and roadmap. Her responsibilities include ensuring the product remains impactful with each added feature and is focused on providing value and efficiency to customers’ daily operational needs. Her aim is to provide the best comprehensive TMS solution for each customer.
Shenin received her degree from the University of California, Irvine, with advanced degrees from the Art Institute of California, Orange County.
Shenin has more than 12 years of experience building software products across several industries. Her background in the creative arts coupled with her technical education and experience has given her a unique perspective on software development. She is a full stack developer with experience leading international product teams and developing software from concept to commercialization.
Shenin joined Freight Transportation Manager (FTM) in 2017 shortly after its app launch, and immediately began work on the flexible architecture designed to deliver a focused user experience and custom workflow by client. She applied her diverse background in design, user experience (UX), research, and programming to help further develop a customer-focused and agile TMS. The FTM architecture in the Salesforce cloud fully supports a beautiful UX, and a creative and adaptable workflow.
Jim has more than 25 years of progressively responsible experience in technology companies and has led these companies through start-up, survival, turnaround and growth modes. He has been an active pioneer and serial entrepreneur in the development of software for multiple industries, platforms and target environments. Jim served as the Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Technology Officer for Internet Truckstop Group LLC. Prior to that, Vrtis was a founder of Real Time Freight Services, Inc., with its roots originating from the Northwestern University Incubator in Evanston, Illinois, and served as President and Chief Executive Officer.
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