Tackling Supply Chain Competitiveness in an Amazon Influenced World

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Cary, N.C. and Washington– MercuryGate® International, Inc., a leader in Transportation Management System (TMS) solutions, and the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) announced today their participation in, “Maintain A Competitive Edge in an Amazon World,” a webinar being hosted by DC Velocity magazine on May 22, 2017 at 2 p.m. EDT.
During the webinar Robert Voltmann, President & CEO of TIA and Karen Sage, MercuryGate’s Chief Marketing Officer will share insights regarding strategies that enable companies to be successful in today’s rapidly-evolving business environment.
“I am pleased to address a topic of increasing importance to the TIA membership, the companies they serve, and the entire transportation market.  The influence of Amazon on customer expectations, regardless of the industry you serve, has had a profound impact on the whole industry,” said Voltmann.
The webinar will focus on proactive supply chain strategies and solutions that enable shippers, carriers and intermediaries to maintain their competitiveness.
“The growth of big data and other automation technology has equipped business with the tools to transform physical distribution. Technology is a powerful enabler of supply chain efficiency, “said Sage. “I look forward to sharing some of these best practices and technology advances during the webinar.”
“The world is changing rapidly, and the logistics sector that supports global commerce needs to be fully prepared and make the best use of enabling technologies in order to thrive,” said DC Velocity Publisher Gary Master. “We are thrilled to be able to share insights from thought leaders like Bob and Karen with our audience.”

About Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA)

Since 1978, the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has been recognized as the trusted voice of the $166.1 billion third-party logistics industry.  TIA members are able to establish and protect, ethical, profitable, and growing businesses in service to their customers. TIA is the only organization exclusively representing transportation intermediaries of all disciplines, doing business in domestic and international commerce. TIA is the voice of transportation intermediaries to shippers, carriers, government officials, and international organizations. TIA is the United States member of the International Federation of Freight Forwarder Associations, FIATA.

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 www.mercurygate.com or on Twitter at @MercuryGate.

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