New TMS implementation provides collaboration and visibility through their customer’s entire supply chain
Nexus Distribution, a third party logistics provider specializing in full-service, client-specific solutions for over 25 years, and MercuryGate International, Inc., a provider of web-based end-to-end transportation management solutions, today announced the implementation of technology and a strategic relationship providing the significant benefits of the MercuryGate Transportation Management Suite (TMS) to Nexus and its clients.
Nexus’ Transportation Management System, Mercury Gate, allows shippers and carriers the ability to proactively monitor the progress of shipments providing true in-transit visibility. All aspects of transportation and logistics contracts for all parties are managed by this new system.
William Hansen, Nexus President said “Nexus saw the opportunity to leverage the technology and logistics strengths of MercuryGate to provide important new service for our clients. This represents another step in our commitment to serve as an extension of our client’s transportation and logistics resources. ”.
Kevin Fisher, Nexus Director of Transportation commented “We selected the MercuryGate Transportation Management Suite after reviewing eight other TMS solutions. The MercuryGate Transportation Management Suite provides the best fit for our 3PL business. The system is very robust, highly configurable, and will provide one uniform platform for operations, customer service, accounting, carriers, customers and clients with the supply chain visibility necessary to compete in today’s logistics marketplace.”
Dick Johnston, Sales executive at MercuryGate, added, “Nexus can now provide full service and reporting for their customers plus significant savings in consolidation of LTL shipments and other real efficiencies. We are delighted to be chosen as their TMS technology partner to enhance their impressive growth and success”.
About Nexus Distribution Corp.
Headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL Nexus Distribution is a third party logistics provider offering integrated warehousing and transportation services, shipping over 3,000 tons per day nationwide out of its 5 North American distribution centers. Named a “Top 100 3PL Provider” by Inbound Logistics Magazine for three years running, Nexus Distribution’s services range from customary storage and inventory control models to integrated cross-dock programs and value-added services. Major markets include paper, consumer goods, electronics, and food and beverage. www.nexusdistribution.com
About MercuryGate International
MercuryGate delivers solutions that allow shippers, carriers, freight forwarders and third party logistics providers to plan their transportation, execute their freight movements, and analyze the performance of all involved. Customers optimize loads, rate and route loads, spot quote through both private and public bid boards, tender freight, track movements, audit carrier freight invoices, and send customer invoices. Through a customizable workflow engine, MercuryGate customers are able to move the straightforward parcel, LTL (less than truckload), and truckload shipments as well as the more demanding multi-leg ocean, air, and rail movements. Customers may then analyze the information gathered as they move freight to provide key performance indicators on their internal business as well as on carriers, suppliers, and all parties in the supply chain. For more information, visit www.mercurygate.com.