MacroPoint Expands Software Integration with TMW Systems

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New capabilities expand visibility and automate load tracking processes

MacroPoint, creators of patented freight tracking software designed to give third-party visibility into load status, today announced an enhanced integration with TMWSuite® software from TMW Systems Inc., a leading provider of transportation management software solutions. The newly integrated capabilities automate several load tracking processes.

“The integration between MacroPoint software and TMWSuite now provides greater visibility into load location for brokers, carriers and 3PLs using TMW transportation management software,” said Glynn Spangenberg, senior vice president/general manager of MacroPoint. “The combined solution is ideal for gaining expanded visibility to brokered loads or to loads carried by owner-operators or other third-party drivers.”

The MacroPoint software integration with TMWSuite enables carriers to send load tracking requests directly to a driver’s phone from the transportation management system (TMS). TMWSuite can then display vehicle location tracking data within its software screens. The updated integration with MacroPoint load tracking software gives broker, shipper and 3PL users of TMWSuite automated capabilities such as:

  • Tracking multiple loads by customer, business segment or a range of parameters can be automated using customizable filters to replace manual tracking of individual loads.
  • Automatic stop, arrival and departure events are now available, in addition to in-route location updates.

“Our newly integrated capabilities with MacroPoint mean less data entry and less time spent setting up and managing load tracking processes,” said Brad Young, Industry Principal, Brokerage and Asset-Light solutions at TMW Systems. “The modern architecture offers a faster, simpler and more accurate way for our broker and 3PL customers to gain near real-time shipment visibility and to improve their service offerings for shippers.”

Used to track all loads from multiple devices and systems including flip phones, smart phones, ELD’s/Telematics, EDI, and TMS, MacroPoint’s patented location tracking software can provide third parties with per-load status and location visibility to shipments. With MacroPoint, brokers, 3PLs and shippers have real-time location tracking, on-time delivery monitoring, and arrival and departure notifications that enhance the efficiency and profitability of their operations.

About TMW Systems
TMW is a leading transportation software provider to commercial and private fleets, brokerage and 3PL organizations. Founded in 1983, TMW has focused on providing enterprise software to the transportation industry, including asset-based and non-asset-based operations as well as heavy-duty vehicle service centers. With offices in Cleveland, Dallas, Indianapolis, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Raleigh, and Vancouver, the company serves over 2,000 customers, including many of the largest, most sophisticated and complex transportation service companies in North America. TMW is a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB) and part of the international Transportation and Logistics Division.

About MacroPoint
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, MacroPoint designs freight tracking solutions for shippers, brokers and 3PLs. Founded in 2009, MacroPoint’s patented, automated load tracking software provides load location visibility to third parties. The ‘pay per use’ solution works on any cell phone, not just smart phones, and with existing in-cab ELD/GPS devices to provide real-time location tracking, on-time delivery monitoring, and arrival and departure notifications to third parties. Integrated with a wide range of TMS systems, MacroPoint automates the entire process, eliminating the need for drivers to check in with dispatchers, and for shippers and brokers to check in with carriers. To date, nearly 300,000 drivers supporting thousands of brokers, shippers and trucking companies are MacroPoint enabled. To learn more about MacroPoint’s go-to solution for third party shipment tracking, call 866-960-0328 or visit

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