MercuryGate Offers Access to Intermodal Capacity with ShipCSX Integration
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 MercuryGate International, Inc.
MercuryGate International delivers collaborative, global transportation management solutions for shippers, carriers, brokers, freight forwarders and third party logistics providers enabling them to procure, plan, optimize, execute and settle global transportation movements while providing complete end-to-end control tower visibility and decision support. With MercuryGate’s configurable architecture and workflow engine, MercuryGate clients are able to manage parcel, LTL, intermodal and truckload shipments as well as complex multi-leg, ocean, air, and rail movements. Visit MercuryGate at: www.mercurygate.com or contact us directly at: [email protected].
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.
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 http://www.ShipRailPlus.com.
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