MercuryGate Enters Asian Market
Cary, NC – February 20, 2012 – MercuryGate International Inc., the market leader in Transportation Management Solutions (TMS) announced that it has entered into a partnership with JFE Pfe Ltd, a leading supply chain solutions provider, to create MercuryGate Asia Pacific.
Based in Singapore, MercuryGate Asia, (MGA) will provide sales, implementation and product support services throughout the Pacific Rim for MercuryGate International multimodal, global products for shippers, 3PLS and freight forwarders.
Simultaneously with the launch of the partnership, MercuryGate Asia announced an agreement with Zuellig Pharma, the leading distributor of pharmaceutical and healthcare products in Singapore, to implement and support the MercuryGate TMS. MercuryGate TMS, deployed as a Software as a Service (SaaS), with its rapid implementation and time to market enables Zuellig Pharma to quickly realize the efficiencies, cost savings and competitive advantages of working with a leading edge global transportation solution.
"MercuryGate has supported customer use of its TMS to manage transportation in the Pacific Rim and around the world for several years. "This venture increases our ability to more effectively support existing clients and to reach new customers who wish to do business locally as well as globally," says Monica Wooden, CEO of MercuryGate. "We believe we've found the right team at the right time to carry the MercuryGate message to this market."
MercuryGate Asia Pacific is perfectly positioned to fill the gap that currently exists for Transportation Management Solutions in our region," comments Fulvio Lana, CEO of MercuryGate Asia Pacific. "The functional rich solutions, the low cost of entry backed by a fast implementation process is ideally suited for the Asia Pacific market. We expect a strong demand and strong growth over the next 24 months. Asia is the manufacturing hub of the world and as such we see strong demand in our region for MercuryGate and its functionally rich solutions."
MercuryGate Asia will sell and implement and support Transportation Management Solutions in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, and South Korea. The TMS supports this market with its localized interface, real time currency conversion, and it ability to create documents and interfaces necessary for cross-border freight movements. Multi-leg, multi-modal shipments are easily planned, executed, tracked, and settled, making the MercuryGate TMS ideal for managing international shipments.
About MercuryGate International Inc.
MercuryGate enables partner collaboration and delivers solutions for shippers, carriers, brokers, freight forwarders and third party logistics providers to plan, optimize and execute global transportation movements with complete end-to-end shipment visibility. Through a configurable workflow engine, MercuryGate customers are able to manage their parcel, LTL, and truckload shipments as well as complex multi-leg ocean, air, and rail movements, visit www.mercurygate.com.