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Having the magic touch with AI and the final mile at Connections 2023

The second day of Connections 2023 opened with Mike Horvath, the EVP, CMO, and co-founder of Revenova, a CRM-based TMS company, identifying several trends that he saw shaping shipping and logistics, as well as certain risks that might be upcoming in the industry. 

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Swimming with Sharks on Day One of SMC³ 2023 Connections

Attendees on the first day of SMC3’s 2023 Connections were treated to a keynote presentation from Daymond John, serial entrepreneur, founder of FUBU, and a certified shark from ABC’s Shark Tank.

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What is a freight embargo and why do carriers set them?

Embargoes are common in less than truckload (LTL) shipping. While there are many reasons why a carrier might set a freight embargo, they’re often necessary for carriers to comply with legal restrictions, overcome logistical challenges and balance capacity during times of peak demand.

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Dynamic Freight Pricing to the Rescue in Uncertain Times

With dynamic freight pricing, LTL carrier pricing is flexible and responsive to the many factors that can impact the industry. Shifting to dynamic pricing gives carriers the flexibility to offer real-time pricing and the ability to make changes at a moment’s notice that reflect current market conditions.

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What is Freight Class and How is it Measured?

Freight class provides LTL users an agreed-upon standard for classifying and pricing freight based on universally measurable factors. Here’s what you need to know about LTL freight classes, how to measure them and why they’re so important.

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Better Service, Lower Cost – the LTL Electronic Bill of Lading

The bill of lading (BOL) carries significant importance to all parties in the supply chain – shipper, consignee, carrier and 3PL. Learn how SMC³ LTL APIs can partner with you to achieve eBOL adoption and automate your entire shipment lifecycle.

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