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McLeod predicts ‘shake out’ coming for private equity in trucking tech Aaron Huff| CCJ – @AaronHuffCCJ

On Aug. 26 at the 2019 McLeod Software user conference, more than 1,000 attendees were advised on how to take advantage of current economic conditions. “Set your sails in the direction the wind is blowing,” said Tom McLeod, president of the Birmingham, Ala.-based company that offers enterprise-wide transportation management software (TMS) for motor carriers and […]

McLeod Software develops TopMatch feature for brokers – CCJ – Aaron Huff| @AaronHuffCCJ

McLeod Software announced a new TopMatch technology that combines multiple carrier search criteria into one comprehensive search to find the best match for every load. The technology is an important element of the company’s Digital Freight Matching strategy for brokers. A common practice to cover loads is to look at specific characteristics, such as carriers […]

McLeod Software launches carrier-matching tool for brokers – FreightWaves – Clarissa Hawes

Photo: McLeod Software Birmingham, Alabama-based McLeod Software has launched its new TopMatch technology, aimed at digitally pairing brokers and logistics providers with the best carriers to haul their freight. Customers who utilize McLeod’s TopMatch software will compete against freight-matching upstarts such as Uber Freight and Convoy, two companies that continue to grab market share from […]

The digital edge: brokers, carriers ramp up freight matching tools Aaron Huff| CCJ – @AaronHuffCCJ

In the not-so-distant future, matching loads with trucks could be as easy as catching a ride across town with the Uber app. In fact, Uber Freight is among a number of technology companies trying to digitize the entire load matching process. For most transportation companies, however, the road to automation is a work in progress. A sign […]

McLeod Software packs freight matching tools in latest ERP for carriers, brokers – CCJ – Aaron Huff| @AaronHuffCCJ

McLeod Software announced the latest 18.2 version of LoadMaster and PowerBroker with new ERP functionality for truckload carriers, LTL carriers, brokers and 3PLs fall in these areas: Detention management Version 18.2 of LoadMaster, for motor carriers, has an improved Detention Management module that automatically warns a customer of potential detention problems before they happen. This […]

McLeod Expands Digital Freight-Matching Software – Transport Topics – Seth Clevenger

Attendees peruse the exhibit hall at McLeod Software’s 2018 user conference. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — McLeod Software is expanding its digital freight-matching capabilities to help freight brokers and carriers move loads in a more efficient and increasingly automated fashion. The goal, CEO Tom McLeod said, is to quickly provide transportation firms with the […]

McLeod Software taking brokers, carriers deeper into freight matching – CCJ – Aaron Huff| @AaronHuffCCJ

As a farm boy, Clay Murdoch instinctively knows what to do when dew forms on cut hay in fields. As chief executive of Doug Andrus Distributing, he also knows what needs to be done in a hot freight market. “We need to bail hay,” said Murdoch on Monday, Oct. 1, during a breakout session at […]

McLeod’s PowerBroker adds LoadPay payment service – CCJ – CCJ Staff

Carriers using McLeod Software‘s PowerBroker service will now be able to manage payments through the program through a new partnership with Truckstop.com. Truckstop.com’s payment service, LoadPay, has been integrated with McLeod Software, giving McLeod PowerBroker users a more streamlined payment process. The companies say the integration gives carriers quick payment options, while giving brokers more control […]

Trucker Tools’ freight matching Smart Capacity portal integrated with McLeod Software’s PowerBroker – CCJ – Aaron Huff| @AaronHuffCCJ

Trucker Tools, a driver smartphone app, load tracking and freight matching solutions provider, announces the integration of its Smart Capacity platform with PowerBroker, an enterprise-wide freight brokerage management system from McLeod Software. Trucker Tools says that Smart Capacity, which it launched in September, 2017, is a cloud-based freight matching platform used by third-party logistics providers […]

Trucker Tools’ automated Load Track feature now a built-in option for McLeod PowerBroker users – Aaron Huff| @AaronHuffCCJ|

Trucker Tools, provider of a smartphone app for owner operators and small carrier drivers with a built-in Load Track connectivity platform for transportation companies, announced its integration with PowerBroker, an enterprise-wide brokerage management system from McLeod Software. According to the announcement, the integration brings end-to-end automation to the shipment lifecycle for freight brokers. The integrated Load […]