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Unexpected Weather Events are on the Rise. Is it Freight Embargo Panic Time?

As weather-related events become more common, what are the chances that freight embargoes could disrupt a somewhat upbeat outlook?

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Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Victor Guillen-Escalera

Victor Guillen-Escalera is SMC³’s new alliance partners manager. He recently took time out to discuss his area of expertise, how he got started in the LTL industry, and the benefits of using SMC³’s logistics intelligence solutions. Get to know more about Victor in this behind the scenes interview.

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Volatile markets mean fleets must revisit accounting

As spot market rates decrease, carriers must prepare to reassess profitability on every lane. In a recent Truckload Carriers Association webinar, SMC³ joined TCA to explain the best cost accounting practices to determine which hauls are most efficient for your operations.

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Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Emily Phillippi

SMC³’s Emily Phillippi, data analyst, recently sat down to chat about her role, the importance of building strong relationships with customers and how she has helped customers overcome challenges. Get to know more about Emily in this behind-the-scenes interview.

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What is a freight embargo and why do carriers set them?

Embargoes are common in less than truckload (LTL) shipping. This blog explains the purpose of LTL freight embargoes, who decides when they go into effect and why embargoes can actually help make the supply chain work more smoothly for shippers and carriers alike.

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What is Freight Class and How is it Measured?

Freight class provides LTL users an agreed-upon standard for classifying and pricing freight based on universally measurable factors. Here’s what you need to know about LTL freight classes, how to measure them and why they’re so important.

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