Accellos Announces Integration between Prophesy Dispatch and MacroPoint at TIA Conference

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Powerful duo provides dynamic location tracking for brokered loads within TMS

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – April 10, 2014 – Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, announced today at the Transportation Intermediaries Association Conference new integration between their Prophesy Dispatch TMS product  and MacroPoint, a service which provides location tracking for brokered loads.

The integrated solution provides Transportation Brokers with a way to automatically track loads including arrival, departure from stops and GPS position updates.   The seamless interface with Prophesy Dispatch automatically passes load info to the MacroPoint site to eliminate the need for re-entry.   The system then automatically brings load data back into Prophesy Dispatch including arrival, departure and GPS position data.  Check calls are automatically created in dispatch and load ETA’s are automatically updated.  The actual route the driver is taking can also be mapped in the Prophesy Dispatch software.

“We are pleased to announce this powerful capability for our brokerage users, said Prophesy Sr. Vice President and General Manager William Ashburn.  “The unique technology provided by MacroPoint allows brokers complete visibility of the loads they have contracted out, providing both real-time accuracy and  the ability to address issues as they occur.”

“MacroPoint is excited to have our full set of features so tightly integrated to the Prophesy platform and together, provide brokers the level of visibility and information that their customers are now expecting”, said Bennett Adelson, President of MacroPoint. 

About MacroPoint
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, MacroPoint is committed to delivering an automated location tracking platform built to tackle the real-world challenges of today’s freight brokers, 3PLs and shippers.  At MacroPoint, the purpose is clear: Deliver a cost effective, third party load tracking solution engineered to “Track Every Load.”

MacroPoint’s patented location tracking software is the only solution built to work on any driver’s cell phone – regardless of whether it is a flip phone or a smartphone. With almost 300,000 drivers on the system and supporting 1000’s of shippers, brokers, and trucking companies, MacroPoint is the industry standard for third party shipment level tracking.

For More Information about MacroPoint, please contact:
Benjamin Derin – National Sales Manager
Phone: 216-369-0144 EXT 154
BDerin@macropoint.com

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