England Logistics, Inc. Selects McLeod Software's PowerBroker(TM)

Jun 01, 2010, 18:48 ET from England Logistics, Inc.

SALT LAKE CITY, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- England Logistics, Inc. announced the selection of McLeod Software's PowerBroker platform as its brokerage software solution. McLeod was selected from among several vendors based on an exacting set of criteria established by England's management.  England Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of C.R. England Inc.

England Logistics will implement McLeod's enterprise-wide PowerBroker™ brokerage system with McLeod's Agent Access, Container, EDI for Logistics, Private Notification Network and Rapid Alert Notification System modules. The 3PL giant will also use McLeod's DocumentPower™ Enterprise suite of document management tools that encompasses Workflow, Rendition Billing and Rendition Settlement. Other key services and technologies to be used include Carrier Insurance Monitoring, Internet connectivity, Web Document Retrieval and McLeod's new Responsibility Filtering module.

Jason Beardall, England Logistics' Vice President, Truckload Sourcing, stated, "The selection of McLeod's PowerBroker platform falls appropriately in line with our aggressive, strategic growth plans. After significant due diligence, we've found their product to be first in class and, more importantly, found McLeod to be a leader in forward-thinking development. We have great confidence in the productivity enhancements PowerBroker will offer our organization. We are thrilled to work with a growth-oriented, strategic partner like McLeod."

"We are pleased to welcome England Logistics to our growing list of top-ranked logistics customers," said Tom McLeod, President and CEO of McLeod Software. "England Logistics is well organized, well managed and well respected in the industry.  Based on the stringent requirements and high level of accountability that England places on its technology products and providers, we are proud that our product and our organization are positioned to support their rapid and strategic growth plans."

England Logistics

England Logistics is among the largest and most diverse third-party logistics (3PL) companies in the world. A wholly owned subsidiary of global transportation leader C.R. England Inc., England Logistics is the 13th largest non-asset based transportation providers in the industry, offering a vast portfolio of services ranging from full truckload sourcing, dry and temperature-controlled LTL and parcel, special projects engineering, global sourcing, complete supply chain engineering, and warehousing.  For more information, www.englandlogistics.com.

McLeod Software

McLeod Software is a leading provider of dispatch, accounting, operations, freight brokerage and document management software systems for the trucking and brokerage business. Specifically developed for the transportation industry, McLeod's advanced management solutions and services enable trucking companies, freight brokers and shippers to increase efficiencies while reducing costs. McLeod Software's integrated, best-in-class software products include LoadMaster® X, PowerBroker™ II, DocumentPower™ Enterprise, HirePower™ and the McLeod iLENS™ freight procurement, load execution and spot market product line. Founded in 1985, McLeod is celebrating its 25th anniversary in business during 2010. With corporate offices in Birmingham, Alabama, and Salt Lake City, Utah, the company serves truckload carriers, freight brokers and shippers throughout North America. www.McLeodSoftware.com.

SOURCE England Logistics, Inc.