Archive for the “LTL” Category
Authored by SMC³ on March 10, 2020
SMC³’s execution and visibility LTL APIs provide communications coverage for shippers and 3PLs throughout the entire shipment lifecycle, developing a strong data link between customer and provider. With the company’s ever-expanding universe of LTL APIs, customers can ensure real-time messaging with a host of freight transportation providers.
Authored by SMC³ on February 17, 2020
Hackbarth Delivery Service, a certified woman-owned corporation and SmartWay partner, has been steadily growing since its humble beginnings in Mobile, Alabama, in 1975. In the ensuing 44 years, Hackbarth expanded to 44 locations, now boasting more than 750 drivers and 200 employees. Kelly Picard, Hackbarth’s CEO, recently spoke with SMC³ to discuss current challenges in the marketplace and how the company uses technology to solve these issues.
Authored by SMC³ on December 6, 2019
In the late 1960s, three trucking businessmen banded together to provide airfreight cartage and freight trucking solutions in the underserved Portland, Oregon, market by creating Air-Go and Mark-7 Delivery. This initial partnership lasted for only four years, and in 1972, Glenn Wilson bought out his partners, solidifying his vision of creating a tight-knit company dedicated to treating its customers as another member of the family.
Authored by SMC³ on November 25, 2019
The SMC³ team has been hard at work cooking up numerous automated messaging options for shippers and 3PLs. Learn more about SMC³’s harvest of LTL freight APIs.
Authored by SMC³ on October 10, 2019
Today’s top LTL carriers have different network needs and service offerings, and that is reflected in the way they calculate LTL shipping rates. Without a neutral, standardized pricing foundation that takes shifting freight flows and modern market pressures into account, it’s impossible for customers to accurately and reliably compare one LTL carrier to the next. Shippers and logistics services providers can simplify their LTL pricing with a modern base rate that reflects the country’s demographic profile and the flow of domestic freight.