“We are seeing the better-managed transportation companies move to a platform that allows them to act quickly when market opportunities present themselves,” said Tom McLeod, President and CEO of McLeod Software.
Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) March 03, 2014
McLeod Software’s 2013 calendar year resulted in the fourth straight record year. The company’s overall sales growth exceeded 30% of the previous year, which had set an all-time record for sales and revenue. The company continues to invest in product development at a record pace. 2013 brought the largest new product releases in the company’s 29-year history.
“We are seeing the better-managed transportation companies move to a platform that allows them to act quickly when market opportunities present themselves,” said Tom McLeod, President and CEO of McLeod Software. “Our expanding sales levels are enabling expanded investment in product development, creating an ‘upward spiral’ for our customers.”
In 2013, the company introduced a number of significant products including:
McLeod CRM, a brand new module for McLeod Software customers, added a complete native Customer Relationship Management system, integral to the LoadMaster or PowerBroker systems. With a configurable sales process definition, users can identify and track prospects through the sales process. Sales activities can be planned, recorded, and measured. Managers can now keep their teams pointed in the right direction, while measuring performance in near real-time.
The new McLeod FlowLogix visual workflow tool allows for the creation of process workflows and business process automation solutions across LoadMaster and PowerBroker systems. By using the visual design and testing tools, McLeod customers can now create their own custom workflows to support automated business processes across the entire spectrum of their enterprise including external systems.
McLeod Navigator is the latest addition to the company’s family of business intelligence tools for the LoadMaster and PowerBroker systems. Navigator is deployed using a configurable KPI dashboard designed around the Balanced Scorecard concept which seeks to help managers and end users view and understand their Key Performance Indicators in the context of the company’s strategic goals.
The McLeod Carrier-Broker Exchange is a new private marketplace available only to McLeod Software customers running LoadMaster and/or PowerBroker. PowerBroker users at CBE subscriber companies can selectively post available loads to the exchange, and they will instantly be available on the order planning boards of LoadMaster users at carrier customers who subscribe to CBE. The carrier can then select the load they have an available tractor for and negotiate for that load with the broker.
McLeod Anywhere, our newest version of Mobile Applications for Android and iOS devices, helps LoadMaster and PowerBroker users stay in control of their businesses from anywhere. The Rapid Alert Notification System pushes messages to devices even when the app is not running, so users know about crucial changes when they happen. McLeod Anywhere gives users the ability to communicate and take action just like they would at their laptop; so now they can travel light, and know that the capabilities of their McLeod system are as close as their pocket.
Multicurrency and Canadian Operations
McLeod’s LoadMaster and PowerBroker systems now give customers the ability to operate with true multiple currency transaction capabilities and non-US taxes throughout the operational side of the systems. This new optional module for both products initially focuses on operations in and between the United States and Canada.
About McLeod Software
Transportation companies that work with McLeod Software find the best ways to improve customer service levels and operating ratios, attract and retain the best drivers, and drive automation to destroy inefficiency. McLeod Software is the leading provider of transportation dispatch, accounting, operations and brokerage management software, and document management systems. Specifically developed for the trucking industry, McLeod Software's advanced management solutions and services enable transportation companies to increase their efficiencies while reducing costs. Visit us at http://www.McLeodSoftware.com.