Tidewater Barge Lines Selects MarineCFO Enterprise

Multi-commodity transportation and terminal company to automate operations, maintenance, and personnel with leading marine solution.

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After an exhaustive review of the enterprise software options available for our industry, we chose MarineCFO because it is the most configurable product on the market.

Houma, Lousiana (PRWEB) January 08, 2014

MarineCFO, a division of VerticaLive Inc., announced today that Tidewater Barge Lines has chosen to implement the full MarineCFO Enterprise software suite, including Personnel, Operations, Maintenance, and Vessel Live! Tidewater is a leading provider of marine transportation and terminal services on the Columbia-Snake River system in the Pacific Northwest.

Stan Smith, Manager of Information Technology & Quality for Tidewater, said, “After an exhaustive review of the enterprise software options available for our industry, we chose MarineCFO because it is the most configurable product on the market. The combination of existing functionality and technology framework for implementing Tidewater-specific enhancements made the product a great choice for us. In addition, MarineCFO’s Microsoft-centric technology platform aligns well with our long-term IT strategy.”

Said Matthew DeVoll, CEO of VerticaLive, “We are very pleased to welcome Tidewater to the MarineCFO family of customers. Tidewater is a company with a long and distinguished history of successful operations that focuses on safety, quality, and continuous improvement. We are proud to count ourselves among the partners that serve Tidewater and we are committed to mutual success.”

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About MarineCFO and VerticaLive
MarineCFO (http://marinecfo.com), a division of VerticaLive (http://verticalive.com), is the leading provider of On-Vessel, Marine Operations, Personnel, Fleet Maintenance, and Financial Management solutions to the marine transportation industry. VerticaLive is a provider of vertical ERP solutions and development technology for Microsoft platforms. The VerticaLive Business Framework enables rapid development and deployment of private or public cloud applications, virtual hosted solutions, or on-premises solutions. VerticaLive is headquartered in Houma, Louisiana, and has offices in Los Angeles, Dallas and Calgary.

About Tidewater
Tidewater was founded in 1932 and has evolved from a barge line, primarily handling wheat, into Tidewater Holdings Inc., a multi-commodity transportation and terminal company serving the diverse and evolving transportation needs of the Pacific Northwest. Headquartered in Vancouver, WA, the company operates on the Columbia and Snake River system, extending from the inland Port of Lewiston, Idaho, to the Port of Astoria, OR, on the Pacific Coast. For more information, visit http://www.tidewater.com.


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