Archive for October, 2018
Authored by Brian Thompson on October 30, 2018
Volume LTL deals with shipments that won’t fill an entire truck, but don’t fit into contracted LTL rates. These goods can move on a carrier’s backhaul or chronic empty lanes and are priced at spot-market rates. With volume LTL, customers only pay the going rate for the space their freight occupies. Volume LTL is mutually beneficial for shippers and carriers.
Authored by SMC³ on October 24, 2018
SMC³ curates its supply chain conferences with a uniquely qualified roster of logistics experts, transportation analysts and critical thinkers. From the most trusted leaders to newcomers that are changing up the LTL game, Jump Start 2019 includes a diversity of voices to make sure attendees leave with a holistic picture of the supply chain.
Authored by SMC³ on October 17, 2018
SMC³ works with some of the leading service providers in the supply chain industry, giving them the tools to optimize their LTL operations. Frank Hurst, president of Roadrunner Freight, recently spoke with SMC³ about how the company uses its logistics technology products and how the carrier views innovation.
Authored by Brian Thompson on October 10, 2018
In this Technology Focus, SMC³’s Chief Commercial Officer discusses what makes SMC³ tick, how the company adapts to changing customer demands and why SMC³ is built for speed.
Authored by SMC³ on October 3, 2018
Less than truckload shipments make up a given company’s overall freight spend, but making sure these shipments are rated correctly, sent expeditiously and arrive at their destination undamaged, takes care and attention. Without the right technologies, it’s nearly impossible to drive the complexities out of the LTL shipment lifecycle. SMC³’s CzarLite XL and RateWare XL help connect shippers with the optimal carrier for their needs based on qualities like price and customer service.