McLeod Software of Birmingham, AL, says it plans to add 40 people to its software staff to handle recent sales growth of its LoadMaster enterprise transportation management system. The new staff members will include programmers, project mangers, support account managers and software quality assurance analysts.

A U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Supply Contract allows federal, state and local government fleets to purchase Networkcar wireless monitoring and diagnostics services at negotiated rates. The GSA contract, awarded to Networkcar just last month, also allows government fleets to obtain those services through the GSA Advantage online shopping and ordering system.

Specializing in intermodal transportation in the Southeast, with a fleet of more than 160 tractors, MCO Transport Inc. is install the TruckMate for Windows fleet management system from Maddocks Systems Inc. MCO provides expedited van and flatbed service through terminals in the port cities of Brunswick and Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC, Wilmington, NC, and Jacksonville, FL.

Food warehousing and delivery company Reliable Food Supplies has installed a web-based, real-time fleet tracking information that gives it remote access to mileage, productivity, timecards, exception handling, temperatures, and delivery signatures. Cube Route's Visibility service provided the vehicle data via any wireless Web-based device, including cell phones, GPS phones and handheld PDAs.

Truckload carrier Brubaker Transfer has added Prophesy Mobile Comm to its dispatch system. Using Nextel wireless communications and GPS-enabled mobile phones, the mobile communications systems integrates directly with the 70-tractor fleet's existing Prophesy dispatch system.