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SMC³’s LTL Freight APIs

The SMC³ Platform is the underlying LTL fuel for transportation management systems and the single integration point for all carrier rate, transit and service information.

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5 Reasons to attend Jump Start 2018

Powerhouse content, unrivaled networking opportunities and cutting-edge insights are just some of the top reasons supply chain stakeholders will attend Jump Start 2018. Held in Atlanta from January 22-24, this premier networking and supply chain conference provides the ideal forum for discovering new ideas and learning how to respond to rapidly changing industry trends.

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Fueling the LTL shipment lifecycle

SMC³ covers the entire LTL shipment lifecycle, allowing transportation management system providers like Oracle and MercuryGate to focus on the remaining cogs in the transportation machine. Instead of having to build up their own LTL systems, TMS provider partners simply work with SMC³ to provide transformative LTL technology tools to innovative shippers and 3PLs throughout North America.

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Frequent updates aid FastClass customers

The National Motor Freight Transport Association’s Commodity Classifications Standards Board makes occasional updates to its voluminous classification system. These revisions are needed to guarantee the unrestricted flow of commerce. To adapt to the frequent NMFC amendments and to provide customers with the most up-to-date solutions, SMC³ sends out occasional updates to its market-leading FastClass software.

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Carriers taking last-mile transportation in house

The last-mile industry is too complex for all carriers to fully embrace this trend. Last-mile transportation is currently fragmented, and as in any relatively new business, there are a number of early adopters participating in the last-mile arena that really have no specialized training. LTL carriers need to pay specific attention to maintaining a relationship with a trusted last-mile provider.

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