SALT LAKE CITY, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- England Logistics, a worldwide third-party logistics (3PL) provider, further enhances its technology portfolio with McLeod Software's Freight Management Solutions (FMS) application. As one of the leading software solutions for freight procurement, transportation management software (TMS), and spot market applications, McLeod FMS offers England Logistics a strategic advantage in the transportation industry's capacity driven environment.
"With the large volume of freight that flows through our network, our utilization of the McLeod FMS bid platform will allow us to further extend our reach for available capacity and strengthen the relationships we have with our carriers," stated Michelle Potter, Director of Strategic Development at England Logistics. "Through this application, we are able to leverage England Logistics' size and breadth of services, by securing long term commitments, thus minimizing some of the price and capacity volatility that is common in our industry. This is something that both our customers and carriers stand to benefit from."
"England Logistics is the sort of industry innovator that pushes the envelope when it comes to expanding their business with the capabilities we are able to offer freight brokers. They continue to use their technology investments to better serve their customers and carriers in ways that give England Logistics a competitive advantage in the market place," stated Tom McLeod, President and CEO of McLeod Software.
The decision to invest in McLeod's FMS product was supported by the recent implementation and positive results attained from McLeod's PowerBroker™ software. It is England Logistics' latest improvement in a long line of valuable technology enhancements which include the purchase of IES, Ltd. freight forwarding software and the acquisition of freight management software company, TMS Technologies LLC.
About England Logistics, Inc.
A wholly owned subsidiary of global transportation leader C.R. England Inc., England Logistics is the 11th largest non-asset based transportation provider in the industry. England Logistics offers a vast portfolio of services ranging from full truckload sourcing, dry and temperature-controlled LTL and parcel, special projects engineering, global sourcing, and complete supply chain engineering. England Logistics is well positioned to provide the strategic partnership that customers need to gain competitive advantage in today's global economy through flexible, cost-effective transportation analysis and solutions. For a free quote call 801-656-4718 or visit http://www.englandlogistics.com.
About McLeod Software
McLeod Software is a leading provider of transportation, brokerage and document management systems. Specifically developed for the trucking industry, McLeod's advanced management solutions and services enable transportation companies to increase their efficiencies in all areas while reducing costs. McLeod Software's integrated best-in-class software products include LoadMaster®, PowerBroker™, DocumentPower™ Enterprise, HirePower™ and the McLeod FMS product line. Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, the company serves truckload and LTL carriers, freight brokers, 3PLs, and shippers throughout North America. For more information, contact McLeod Software toll free at 877-362-5363 or visit www.McLeodSoftware.com.
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