Best Industries 2012: Supply Chain | 6 Logistics Start-ups on the Move

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Specialty: Transportation Management Software

Co-founded in 2000 by two former IBM executives, MercuryGate supplies a Web-based platform for companies to manage product shipments. The Cary, North Carolina–based company works directly with shippers as well as with third-party logistics companies and brokers that manage other companies’ supply chains. Its customers include Walmart, Raytheon, and Siemens.