New Capabilities for LoadMaster and PowerBroker in Version 21.1 Release
Version 21.1 for LoadMaster and PowerBroker includes new functionality to enhance your operations and productivity. This release also brings technology enhancements that strengthen the foundation of our products and set the stage for the future.
New Supply Chain Connectivity Framework
DataFusion is a configurable connectivity framework that gives customers a competitive edge to win business from the best shippers. The DataFusion suite of products is fully integral to the company’s core LoadMaster and PowerBroker systems, giving users access to the capabilities it provides for their daily work within the system.
McLeod DataFusion leverages the company’s integral, highly configurable data-driven EDI engine and expands the connectivity options far beyond simple EDI communications. This new suite of products helps McLeod customers model and implement a wide variety of connectivity solutions using web service API’s.
Internet Portal Enhancements
The new version of the LoadMaster and PowerBroker Internet Portal introduced by McLeod in late 2020 has new features and functionality, including the ability to create full truckload orders, a redesigned brokerage LTL quoting process, flexible search options for carriers accessing their loads in the PowerBroker Carrier Portal, and a driver application that can be completed with just a few clicks from anywhere.
LoadMaster Version 21.1 includes a new Trailer Sharing module, designed to allow transportation companies with multiple companies under the same umbrella to view and share their trailer assets through a simple process, while protecting the definitions of ownership and tax information. New and enhanced integrations with Platform Science, Maven, Geotab, ORBCOMM, and Transflo are also available with this release.
PowerBroker Version 21.1 includes a new Lane Builder tool and enhanced Routing Guides. McLeod Digital Freight Matching partners now include FreightFriend, newtrul, and Parade. MacroPoint Brokerage Tracking and Transflo Velocity+ brokerage tracking enhancements are also available with this release.