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Descartes acquires MacroPoint

Descartes Systems Group has acquired MacroPoint LLC for approximately $110 million, satisfied with approximately $90 million in cash and $20 million in shares. Cleveland, Ohio-based MacroPoint runs a connected network of more than 2 million trucking assets and drivers, connecting to trucks through integrations to on-board electronic logging devices (ELDs), transportation management systems, GPS-enabled smart

MercuryGate expands MacroPoint integration

MercuryGate International has updated and expanded its integration with MacroPoint to include all forms of tracking. An early MacroPoint partner, MercuryGate’s integration with the load tracking solution was enabled via cell phone. By adopting the full MacroPoint functionality and network, the TMS provider can now provide direct carrier integration through in-cab telematics systems, EDI and trailer

MacroPoint receives $44 million investment

Software company MacroPoint has received a $44 million investment from Susquehanna Growth Equity LLC (SGE). The company plans to accelerate investment in product and network expansion, both in the U.S. and internationally. MacroPoint is the creator of a multi-modal freight tracking network that provides shippers, logistics service providers and carriers real-time visibility into load status. MacroPoint’s network includes

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MacroPoint announces integration with project44

Truck telematics company MacroPoint has announced an integration with project44, a provider of web-service API connectivity technology to the freight industry. The new integration enables MacroPoint’s accurate location-specific freight tracking capabilities on project44’s web-service network for less–than-truckload (LTL) shipments. Used with a driver’s mobile phone, including flip phones or existing in-cab ELD/GPS devices, MacroPoint’s location monitoring and tracking

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Full Circle TMS, MacroPoint to create an ‘always-on’ freight tracking solution

The Full Circle TMS scalable, web-based system has selected MacroPoint as its default load tracking solution. MacroPoint are the creators of patented freight tracking software designed to give third party visibility into load status by tracking the location of a driver’s mobile phone or the truck’s GPS. “We’re building a web-based TMS that will give a variety of transportation

MacroPoint integrates with Revenova

Software creators MacroPoint have announced an integration with Revenova LLC, creators of a cloud-based transportation management system, in an effort to combine the strengths of both companies’ software offerings. MacroPoint’s freight tracking software designed to give third party visibility into load status by tracking the location of a driver’s mobile phone, including flip phones or existing in-cab

MacroPoint integrates with Arcline (2000) Inc.

MacroPoint, creators of patented freight tracking software, has announced an integration with Arcline (2000) Inc., a transportation management software provider for freight brokers and trucking companies. “MacroPoint provides our freight broker customers with a complete load tracking solution that reduces the amount of phone calls needed to manage freight movements,” said Michelle Dirracolo, president of Arcline

MacroPoint integrates with CarrierWeb

MacroPoint, creators of patented freight tracking software designed to give 3rd party visibility into load status, has announced an integration with CarrierWeb, a provider of real-time mobile communications, electronic logging and refrigerated telematics technology for private and for-hire fleets. This integration will provide seamless capabilities for mutual customers of the two companies. “The integration gives our

Gaining visibility with accurate load status information

“Capacity is not the constraining force for carriers, brokers and shippers,” says Glynn Spangenberg, general manager and executive vice president of MacroPoint, creators of freight tracking software designed to give third party visibility into load status. “The real governor on asset utilization, today, is driver availability, driven by a shortage of accessible drivers and new

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