T.G. MERCER ALWAYS DELIVERS.

T.G. Mercer provides a full range of customized services in transportation management, real estate services,

logistics and comprehensive consulting services to meet all of the shipping needs of the companies we serve.

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TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT FOR THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

  • Tracking and managing the movement of pipe by ship, barge, rail or truck.
  • Pipe handling: off loading, stockpiling, hauling, stringing.
  • Offload and stockpile pipe from rail or barge.
  • Negotiating through-rail rates for barge and rail.
  • Providing personnel and specialized equipment to handle project material.
  • Estimating transportation costs.
  • Tracking empty cars from yard back to the mill.
  • Coordinating with the mills, railroads and barge lines to set and maintain delivery schedules.
  • Setting specifications for transporting and handling pipe.
  • Expediting the pipe from mill to storage yard.
  • Tallying the pipe in the yard.
  • Inspecting the pipe for damage in the yard.
  • Repairing minor coating damage.
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REAL ESTATE SERVICES AND PIPE YARD SELECTION

  • Identifying, locating and negotiating leases for staging yards, warehouses, railroad spurs and barge facilities.
  • Identifying rail and barge discharge locations near pipeline R.O.W.
  • Identifying multiple staging yards that will accommodate rail, barge, and/or truck delivery.
  • Identifying warehouse storage facilities at or near potential staging yards.
  • Preparing staging yards to meet all state, local, federal and environmental guidelines.
  • Leasing barge or rail unloading sites, staging yards and covered warehouses. All leases are subject to company approval.
  • Coordinating with environmentalists and archeologists to ensure all requirements are met.
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COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING FOR ALL TRANSPORTATION NEEDS

  • Marine consulting and barge transportation
  • Overseeing and managing shipments of pipe and steel products, as well as bulk, bagged, break bulk and project cargo.
  • Preparing all modes of transportation, full package or individually, on a spot or annual basis.
  • Professional and efficient coordination between seller and buyer for FOB.