Archive for the “LTL” Category
Authored by SMC³ on February 19, 2019
During his 34 years at SMC³, Danny Slaton was lucky enough to experience seismic shifts in the logistics and supply chain industry – first on the front lines of the computerization of the supply chain and then as an executive making sense of a post-deregulation transportation world. Slaton retired from his career at SMC³ following the Jump Start 2019 logistics conference, and in his three decades at the company, he saw a lot of change.
Authored by SMC³ on November 20, 2018
The SMC³ team has been hard at work cooking up numerous automated messaging options for shippers and 3PLs. Learn more about SMC³’s cornucopia of APIs.
Authored by SMC³ on November 13, 2018
Shippers constantly ask SMC³’s Nick Angeletos about how their companies can use SMC³’s logistics technology solutions to optimize their LTL transportation spend. Though he’s only been part of the company for a short time, Angeletos knowledgably steers these customers to solutions that deliver unrivaled LTL shipment visibility, transit-time information and freight rating power.
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 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.