ALK Technologies Announces McLeod Software Support of PC*MILER 28

Providing LoadMaster and PowerBroker customers updated nationwide commercial routing, mileage and mapping

Princeton, New Jersey – September 15 – ALK Technologies , a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics® solutions and navigation software, and McLeod Software, a leading provider of transportation management and trucking software solutions, today announced that ALK’s PC*MILER® 28 routing, mileage and mapping software has been  now successfully tested and approved for use with McLeod’s LoadMaster® and PowerBroker® products.

McLeod’s LoadMaster and PowerBroker products are industry leading software products for trucking dispatch operations management, freight brokerage management, fleet management, document imaging, workflow, EDI, and business process automation solutions for trucking, freight brokerage, third party logistics, and shipper companies in the U.S. With the integration of PC*MILER 28, McLeod customers have access to up-to-date truck-specific routing and mileage data, including truck restrictions and truck-specific toll costs. PC*MILER’s street-level routing, mapping, multi-version switch and hazmat routing modules have also been tested and approved.

“We are committed to providing comprehensive integration capabilities with the industry’s premier mileage vendor, ALK.  This certification provides assurance that our LoadMaster and PowerBroker customers can take advantage of the latest technologies available,” said Robert Brothers, manager of product development for McLeod Software.

“In collaboration with McLeod, we are focused on providing our mutual customer base with seamlessly integrated transportation solutions to effectively manage operating costs and increase productivity,” said Dan Popkin, senior vice president, enterprise solutions, ALK Technologies.  “With the certification of PC*MILER 28 and integration of ALK Maps earlier this year, McLeod customers have access to ALK’s complete suite of industry standard routing, mileage, mapping and visualization tools.”

In addition to enhanced routing and map data, PC*MILER 28 introduces optimized routing for medium-duty trucks, enhanced customization tools including New Custom Route Profiles to enable users to save sets of frequently used routing preferences and vehicle dimensions for future use, saving crucial back office planning time and support for time-based routing restrictions and route warnings.

ALK will demonstrate the full suite of ALK Transportation Solutions, including PC*MILER 28 at the McLeod Software Users’ Conference September 14-16 in Washington, DC, in Booth 309.

For more information about ALK’s PC*MILER and McLeod Software’s solutions, visit: www.pcmiler.com and www.mcleodsoftware.com.

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.

For more information, please visit www.McLeodSoftware.com.

About ALK Technologies

ALK Technologies, a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics solutions and navigation software, is focused on developing innovative solutions for transportation, logistics, mobile workforces and consumers. Product lines include award-winning CoPilot, a leading source of GPS navigation software for fleets, mobile operators, hardware OEMs, systems integrators, professional drivers and consumers.  ALK’s PC*MILER is widely recognized as the transportation industry standard for routing, mileage and mapping.  ALK Maps is a development platform designed for the transportation industry and provides commercial routing, geocoding and mapping visualization for enterprise applications.

For more information on ALK Technologies, visit: www.alk.com or follow us at: www.twitter.com/ALKTech.