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Inspection Data Systems

Inspection Data Systems (IDS) provides electronic fleet inspection solutions for public and private fleets. IDS is a privately held company headquartered in Middlesex, NJ. Inspection Data Systems was founded to support the growing demand for fleet inspection solutions through the utilization of cloud based technology combined with the power of “smart” mobile devices.


IDS prides itself not only on industry leading technology and service, but also on the talent of its people. The company excels under guidance and leadership of some of the brightest minds and experienced executives in the business.

Executive Team

Tom Heine

Tom Heine is CEO of Inspection Data Systems. He founded the company with a vision to create a mobile inspection application solution to greatly improve the Fleet inspection process.

Tom Heine jointly serves as CEO of Aljex Software since its founding in 1995. Aljex has become one of the top providers of third party logistics (3PL) software in the US. Aljex has been an “Inbound Logsitics Top 100 Software provider since 2009. Aljex’s client base includes Ceva Logistics, Pepsico, Crane Cartage, NFI Industries and many other industry leaders.

Mr. Heine was previously involved in logistics starting in 1980 as owner of Reliable Shippers, one of the earliest full spectrum 3PL’s. Mr. Heine has been a director’s circle member of the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) Board since 2002.

Joe Hirschman

Joe Hirschman is President of IDS. Mr. Hirschman also serves as the President of Aljex Software a leading SAAS provider to the freight industry. Aljex provides software to leading freight brokerage companies, and has been included in Inbound Logistics Top 100 Software providers since 2009. Joe is credited with migrating Aljex from a server based enterprise software to the SAAS model.

A graduate of Kean University, Hirschman was a Sales Executive for a NJ based freight broker specializing in expedited LTL & TL prior to joining Aljex. While in college he was employed as dock worker at Roadway Express and Preston Trucking which provided a valuable learning experience.

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