Accellos buys trucking software company

by Canadian Shipper

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Accellos, a provider of logistics, warehouse, 3PL, transportation, and mobile resource management solutions, has acquired Bloomfield, Conn.-based Prophesy Transportation Software. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Prophesy is a provider of software solutions designed to manage the many aspects of a growing trucking operations.

Markham, Ont.-based Accellos will continue to market and support the Prophesy product line, which will eventually be a key component of Accellos One Transport, a series of solutions designed to assist the transportation carrier, broker and shipper in maximizing the effectiveness of their transportation planning, execution and reporting. Accellos One Transport is part of the Accellos One supply chain suite.

“Prophesy was our primary target for strategic acquisition this year,” said Accellos CEO Michael Cornell. “Accellos has experienced a great deal of success in the transportation market and we knew it was time to broaden both our scale and product footprint.”

“We are excited to join the Accellos family,” said Prophesy vice-president Bill Ashburn. “The expanded reach of our new company opens many doors for our customers, including broader product line, expanded customer service capabilities, and a seasoned management team who are firmly rooted in, and devoted to the transportation industry.”

With the addition of Prophesy, Accellos now has over 160 dedicated employees and nearly 3,000 supply chain customers.

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