Archive for the “LTL” Category

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Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Nate Fouch

Nate Fouch is the strategic account manager for SMC³. He recently took time out to discuss his new role, how he got started in the LTL industry, and what he thinks is key for maintaining a strong business relationship with customers. Get to know more about Nate in this behind the scenes interview.

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SMC³ Bid$ense Streamlines RFP Process and Reduces Costs for Global Healthcare Organization

For one global healthcare company seeking to avoid unexpected costs and shipping inefficiencies, while simultaneously unlocking the benefits of multiple countries and business units under one RFP, powerful automation proved to be the missing piece to the RFP puzzle. Let’s take a look at four reasons why automated LTL RFP processes, like SMC³ BidSense®, are equipped to help save the day.

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Best Practices to Drive More Productive LTL RFP Negotiations

As a part of the SMC³ LTL203: LTL Carrier Pricing and Costing course, Ryan Poynter, SVP of LTL carrier relations and pricing at GlobalTranz, John Kruzan, director of client success at SMC³, and Dave Woodwyk, VP of pricing and yield management at USF Holland, joined students for a closer look at how both carriers and shippers can work together to drive more productive and efficient RFP processes.

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Why Do I Need a Freight Bill Audit?

What is a freight bill audit, and why do I need one? Learn more about the main errors that make up invoicing mistakes and how SMC³’s BatchMark® XL can help ensure accurate freight billing.

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Reimagining the Fundamentals of LTL Pricing & Costing are Vital to a Successful Supply Chain

For the last year, shippers and carriers in the LTL industry have faced unprecedented challenges. During SMC³’s Basic Fundamentals of LTL Pricing & Costing course, Brian Thompson, chief commercial officer for SMC³, and Eddie Sorg, vice president of yield management for ArcBest, joined current students for a deeper discussion of what these changing dynamics look like and how both carriers and shippers can reimagine their workflows to create more efficient, profitable partnerships.

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