To provide exceptional consultancy solutions to North American transportation industry partners using a variety of cutting edge tools and technologies.


Cutler TCMS provides transportation-related compliance and training services to company owners and operators.  Company founder and CEO, Shane Cutler, has spent decades in industry operations, management delivery and safety training arenas, focusing on corporate risk strategy, management practices and consulting.

Cutler TCMS, provides cost-effective tools, such as educational products and consultation, to help today’s carriers remain compliant in an increasingly demanding environment…..After all and without question, safety comes first, and knowledge is power!


Shane Cutler


An inspiration and renegade, Shane Cutler began his career as a humble driver for Highland Transport™ and after decades of hard work and perseverance, Shane’s commitment to excellence continues to shine!  Prior to his current Owner/CEO, Cutler TCMS title, Shane was indispensable and ‘raised the bar’ on a multitude of safety, training and compliance standards as a formal Health & Safety Compliance Officer, Transportation Management and Safety Consultant, Insurance Assessor, Certified Defensive Driving Instructor and E-log Manager. Shane has developed strong partnerships with companies such as Omnitracs, Carriers Edge and Jobs In Transportation giving Cutler TCMS the tools needed to assist carriers in a multitude of ways.  Contributing in meaningful ways to the longevity and profitability of business, Shane generates original and copyrighted safety policies and procedures and also vastly improves upon existing industry protocol.  Remaining on the forefront of strategic partnership relations and technological advancement, he always trains personnel in ways that ensure their continued professional growth and adherence to Best Practices.  His fluency and glowing track record in said forums result in increased productivity, insurance savings and CVOR point reduction that are virtually immeasurable!  Shane continues to develop Cutler TCMS as Owner/CEO, and also graces external field players with his knowledge and expertise as a Keynote Speaker at various Canadian transportation venues.

Dave Adams

Vice President of Sales and Technology

David is a Leadership Expert & IT Consultant who defines leadership as a unique combination of charisma, talent, hard work and positive thinking.  With over three decades of coaching, consultation and hands-on business experience, David collaborates openly with industry partners, regardless of tenure or position.  Sometimes referred to as a ‘provocateur’ for his ability to energize groups, David is known for his practical, street-savvy style and refreshing fusion of personal anecdotes and conversational techniques.  Serving as a Senior IT Consultant for diverse organizations, including Air Canada®, Synergy Transportation™, and Colormark™, he’s a Certified Microsoft Consultant who connects well with others and approaches technology in both fun and pragmatic ways.  A shining asset to Cutler TCMS, David continues to thrive in liaison with innovative organizations to develop cost-effective systems and consistently inspire team members to contribute to overall operational success!

Tom Cutler

Manager of Audit Services

A critical member of the Cutler TCMS team, Tom Cutler excels in safety, compliance, procedural and preventative maintenance arenas. With an impressive skill set honed through his extensive history as Chief Warrant Officer/Fleet Manager for the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires℠, Tom currently oversees an area expanding from Oshawa to Quebec, to the Kawartha Lakes and beyond, answering directly to the Assistant CEO and CEO, respectively. Tom delivers comprehensive collaboration to many operational facets of Cutler TCMS and implements sound jurisdictional authority over a work division that incorporates five districts of the CCC, including the Western Block (Oshawa/Kawartha Lakes), Quinte, Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall. A seasoned professional in the Canadian security andtrucking and transport industries, he’s responsible for more than 800 guards and 30 fleet vehicles.

Whether it’s marine security for Transport Canada™ or duties ranging from routine patrol, alarm response, call operations, C.I.T., identification services, CPICs and pardons for Cutler TCMS and beyond, Tom provides expert consultation and trusted service at the federal, provincial and municipal levels, and across private and public sectors. His proven track record also includes work and governance for theCity of Kingston™, Corrections Canada℠, the MTO℠ and Service Ontario℠!

Nick Gionfriddo

Manager of Fleet Services

Nick Gionfriddo boasts a long and exemplary record of 25 years of diverse over-the-road, North American AZ truck driving and national corporate management experience.  Born into the Canadian trucking and transport industry, Nick became the prodigy of his father, a veteran (now retired) 45 year-long AZ truck driving professional, and had the pleasure of training under him.  From warehouse operations, to dispatch, to long-haul driving, to eventual ownership of a company, Nick has seen it all!  Versed in many facets of the transport business, this professional driver eventually graduated from a variety of hands-on paving, construction and aggregate company jobs hauling continentally, throughout Canada and the United States, to a prestigious career as the CEO of his own proprietorship.  He’s been instrumental in the implementation and continued utilization of various field-specific software packages, such as TruckMate™, and now brings his extensive history to life through excellent client and carrier service at Cutler TCMS.  Nick continually demonstrates how hard work and collective experience can ultimately evolve into consultative success and is widely considered a trusted partner in link logistics, dispatch systems, fuel and heavy machinery forums, and office operations.

Heather Bennett

Transportation Supervisor

A proven asset to the Cutler TCMS team, Heather Bennett demonstrates a diverse skill set with enthusiasm and flare.  Heather’s commitment to high-calibre work is evidenced by an extensive background in both frontline and supervisory facets of the transportation industry.  Having honed her knowledge and talent for decades with high-profile companies like Petro Canada™, Hewlett Packard™, Canada Post™ and Peoplenet Canada™, Heather motivates and inspires, while demonstrating remarkable fluency in national trucking and transportation culture and protocol.  Her service delivery is second-to-none, particularly in such critical arenas as truck and driver tracking and reporting systems development, office administration, personnel training and human resources management.

Deana Waples

Communications & Recruiting Specialist

With a keyboard at hand and a pen in heart, Deana Waples provides effective written copy, administrative communications and corporate recruiting functions that reflect the entrepreneurial spirit and operational needs of Cutler TCMS and its partners.  Throughout her academic and professional career, Deana has become adept at generating editorial, narrative, didactic and commercial advertisement product that successfully brands goods and service providers through a unique fusion of creative collaboration, wordsmithing and business sense.  Boasting a solid background in written communications across non-profit, public and private sectors, Deana demonstrates a trusted proficiency in corporate presence, vision and growth, while continually fulfilling a multitude of recruiting, consultative and content generation mandates.  Evidenced by an extensive portfolio that includes a diversity of clients, from national and multi-national companies like Tilley Endurables™ and the LCBO™, to broad-based, government-affiliated agencies like the LDAO, to smaller, local projects and companies such as Breezair®, to sole proprietorships such as CanDo Support Services® Deana defines herself as a highly-motivated and skilled industry expert and team player!