McLeod Software announced today that Choptank Transport, a brokerage company serving the temperature controlled transportation market, has chosen McLeod’s PowerBroker III product to serve as the new system supporting its core brokerage operations.
”Because of the internet web portal capabilities in PowerBroker, Choptank will be able to share this enhanced visibility for the entire transit process with our carriers and customers,” said Geoff Turner, Choptank’s President and CEO who worked closely with McLeod’s management team during the system evaluation process. “Choptank customers will be able to access not only the accurate and timely status information about their loads directly from the Internet, but they can also gain access to relevant and important documents through this secure Internet web portal. At the same time, we will make it easier for our carriers to find and accept the loads they are seeking.”
“We are extremely pleased to be working with Choptank Transport as they make this key information technology investment to take the company to the next level.” stated Tom McLeod, President and CEO of McLeod Software. “Choptank is the sort of industry leader that will take full advantage of the capabilities we are able to offer freight brokers, and leverage it to gain a competitive advantage in the market place.”
Choptank Transport was founded in 1984 as a full-service logistics broker specializing in refrigerated and van transportation. Today, with over 10,000 carriers under contract and 24-hour dispatch, Choptank Transport also offers flatbed, LTL and Intermodal services .