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Supply chain digitization, electronic bill of lading speeds up

The coronavirus pandemic, and the resulting shutdown of the economy, has made digitization a necessity. Buy in from all supply chain partners is necessary for full digitization, but a commitment to paperless processes from carriers would really move the needle. Carriers and other supply chain stakeholders are currently reviewing processes and instituting new procedures.

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Three steps supply chain companies should take right now during the pandemic

SMC³ President and CEO Andrew Slusher recently participated in a podcast sponsored by Innovecs, talking about how the pandemic has impacted the supply chain. During the conversation, Slusher presented three main ideas that supply chain company leaders need to keep in the front of their mind when confronting unique challenges like the coronavirus pandemic.

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How Carriers improve Freight Profitability Analysis with Costing Technology

In the current environment, freight transportation providers are paying very close attention to the market because their capabilities are fluctuating drastically each day. The supply and demand equation is swinging back and forth, and lane balance has shifted with little warning. Truckload carriers can gain an accurate measure of freight profitability by relying on SMC³’s Cost Intelligence System.

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LTL Summer School: Final-mile companies embrace technology during pandemic

SMC³ will offer an exclusive version of its LTL fundamentals supply chain education course SMC³’s exclusive summer version of its LTL fundamentals course features discussions with transportation industry experts. One of those industry experts is Jason Burns, president of New Orleans-based QCS Logistics. In this preview of his discussion with summer school enrollees, Burns explores the current state of the final-mile industry.

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LTL Summer School: C.H. Robinson exec talks pandemic challenges, evolving supply chain technology

SMC³ will offer an exclusive version of its LTL fundamentals supply chain education course complete with live lectures from industry experts. Greg West, vice president of LTL at C.H. Robinson, will participate in a conversation with students about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on logistics operations. SMC³ recently spoke with West to discuss the pandemic and the growing use of technology in the supply chain.

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