MercuryGate Ranks in Top Three in the 2018 Gartner Critical Capabilities Report

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CARY, N.C. – SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 (BUSINESS WIRE) MercuryGate® International, Inc., a leading provider of transportation management solutions (TMSs), today announced that MercuryGate scored in the three highest for all five use cases among 13 total solutions of the recently published 2018 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Transportation Management Systems. MercuryGate received the highest score for Level 2 Complexity use case.
“We believe the high scores that the MercuryGate TMS received across all five use cases in this latest report is further evidence of our unrelenting focus on addressing the diverse set of challenges that transportation and logistics operations face,” said Joe Juliano, CEO of MercuryGate. “We are fully committed to supporting the shipping needs of all companies equally well, regardless of their size, complexity, or location.”
The Gartner report evaluates the capabilities of 13 vendors and their ability to meet the needs of five distinct use cases. Each of the 13 solutions was analyzed for 10 critical capabilities and assigned a product score for each of the five use cases. The 10 capabilities are core domestic capability, extended domestic capability, core International capability, extended International capability, usability and user experience, analytics/visibility, implementation/integration tools, adaptability/agility, carrier networks, and simplicity.
Here are the scores and rank that MercuryGate received in each use case:
  • Level 1 Complexity: 4.38 out of 5 (ranked 3rd)
  • Level 2 Complexity: 4.3 out of 5 (ranked 1st)
  • Level 3 Complexity: 4.15 out of 5 (ranked 3rd)
  • Level 4 Complexity: 4.13 out of 5 (ranked 3rd)
  • Level 5 Complexity: 3.85 out of 5 (ranked 3rd)
“Our platform is a highly scalable, open solution that is able to grow and adapt as the industry evolves and a company’s needs change,” said Juliano. “We believe the report’s findings confirm the ongoing innovation and value of our TMS.”
The Critical Capabilities report is a companion piece to Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems which evaluates vendors in terms of completeness of vision and ability to execute. MercuryGate was positioned as a Challenger in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems.
MercuryGate has guided hundreds of implementations with the most successful international shippers in retail, manufacturing, and bulk distribution verticals, as well as top third-party logistics providers, freight forwarders, brokers, and carriers. Whether in optimization, procurement or a basic to complex integrated TMS, MercuryGate has a strong track record of delivering real results, including 100 percent return on TMS cost investment. Many new implementations of MercuryGate TMS are operational in four to six weeks. Templates and “inherited” objects, such as carriers, contracts, locations, vendors, and customers, enable companies to phase in business operations at their convenience.
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Gartner, Critical Capabilities for Transportation Management Systems, Bart De Muynck and Brock Johns, 29 August 2018.
Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems, Bart De Muynck, 19 March 2018.
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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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