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Two-part series: Developing a Story with Data to Optimize LTL Decision-Making and the best practices to simplify the LTL RFP process

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that the supply chain and logistics industry churns through mountains of data to move products from the point of origin to the final destination. According to the American Trucking Association, there were 11.46 billion tons of freight transported by trucks in 2022 and you can imagine the volume of data generated […]

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Activity-Based Costing Drives Better Business Decisions

The trucking industry has a significant challenge—knowing which customers and accounts are most and least profitable. Having this information can empower carriers to move freight more efficiently and cost effectively, which thereby improves the bottom line. This challenge took center stage at a recent TCA webinar where participants from SMC3 and XTL Transportation Inc. discussed how to make better business decisions through activity-based costing. When asked how carriers do costing today, the vast majority of the attendees said they rely on team member experience and knowledge.

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SMC³ LTL APIs Digitize Express Logistics’ Shipment Lifecycle from Quote to Delivery

Excitement can reach a fever pitch when shippers and third-party logistics (3PL) providers make the decision to automate freight transportation, and for good reason. Traditional manual practices of rating carriers, receiving quotes, scheduling pickups, tracking shipments and gathering all the necessary documentation can be time-consuming and inefficient.

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Shipper, 3PL and logistics customer input fuels SMC³ supply chain innovation

Shippers, 3PLs, carriers and other clients are the foundation of SMC³. The company creates innovative logistics technology solutions to help these groups optimize the LTL portions of their supply chains through tools that offer unrivaled shipment visibility, transit-time information and freight rating power.

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SMC³ Behind the Scenes: Renee Rubino

Recently, we had the privilege to chat with SMC³’s Renee Rubino, to talk about all things Renee, her role, and the importance of building strong relationships with our Alliance Partners!

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SMC³’s Danielle Dillinger speaks at the Global Women in STEM Leadership Summit

Recently Danielle Dillinger, a Data Analyst for SMC³ was given the opportunity to speak on a panel for the Global Women in STEM Leadership Summit at The Starling in Atlanta, GA. Danielle was able to sit down and give an inside look at her experience.

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