MercuryGate Offers Access to Intermodal Capacity with ShipCSX Integration

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CARY, N.C. Sept. 1, 2016 – MercuryGate® International, Inc., the industry-leading provider of transportation management software (TMS), today announced an integration partnership with CSX Transportation (CSXT) Intermodal’s RailPlus. The newly announced product name, RailPlus is CSXT’s door-to-door intermodal service. Clients using MercuryGate can now access ShipCSX, CSX’s online booking tool, via their transportation management system. A web-based portal, ShipCSX assists customers in planning, shipping and paying for intermodal shipments.
“MercuryGate is committed to meeting the evolving needs of the transportation industry. By providing a seamless connection to ShipCSX, we are making it easier for our customers to access intermodal rail capacity,” said Monica B. Wooden, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, MercuryGate International, Inc. “Our technology solutions are designed to add value to our clients, though increased visibility and improved productivity. We are pleased to partner with CSX and extend those attributes to intermodal shipments.”
According to Parker McCrary, Director, Product Development at CSX Transportation, “We are pleased to offer our customers even more options to quickly and efficiently manage intermodal freight through our partnership with MercuryGate and its industry-leading TMS. Our goal with the RailPlus product is to provide customers a seamless and effortless experience through better technology, tools and service. The ability to quickly access intermodal rates and cover loads within MercuryGate’s TMS will help our customers grow their bottom line.”

About CSX Transportation

CSX Transportation Intermodal combines the superior economics of rail transportation with the short-haul flexibility of trucks and offers a competitive cost advantage over mid to long-haul trucking. Through a network of over 40 terminals, the intermodal business serves all major markets east of the Mississippi and transports goods in containers, providing customers with service similar to trucking for shipments moving over 500 miles. CSX Transportation, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CSX Corporation.
CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the nation’s leading transportation suppliers. The company’s rail and intermodal businesses provide rail-based transportation services including traditional rail service and the transport of intermodal containers and trailers.

About RailPlus

RailPlus is the CSX Transportation door-to-door intermodal service. RailPlus provides customers coast-to-coast market reach combined with a reliable service product and a proactive customer service team. To learn more, visit

About MercuryGate

MercuryGate provides powerful transportation management solutions proven to be a competitive advantage for today’s most successful shippers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, brokers, and carriers. MercuryGate’s solutions are unique in their native support of all modes of transportation on a single platform including Parcel, LTL, Truckload, Air, Ocean, Rail, and Intermodal. Through the continued release of innovative, results-driven technology and a commitment to making customers successful, MercuryGate delivers exceptional value for TMS users through improved productivity and operational efficiency. MercuryGate offers business intelligence to improve transportation processes, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce costs. Find out why MercuryGate has set the industry standard for the most adaptable, comprehensive transportation solutions suite in the industry at or on Twitter at @MercuryGate.

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