Archive for the “Product” Category
Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Phil Smith
Authored by SMC³ on October 20, 2021
SMC³’s resident execution and visibility expert, product owner Phil Smith, is constantly collaborating with customers and prospects regarding SMC³’s execution and visibility APIs and how implementation can optimize the entire shipment lifecycle. Phil recently took time to discuss how he got started in the LTL industry, how businesses can benefit from SMC³ LTL APIs and other SMC³ solutions, and his current guilty pleasure.
Three Bidding Strategies to Maximize Performance in a Tight Capacity Market
Authored by SMC³ on September 28, 2021
In order to build out best-in-class bidding strategies, both supply and demand side organizations need to invest in the right set of bidding and procurement tools to set them up for long-term success. Using tools like SMC³’s BidSense® enables shippers to engage a broad range of carriers, helping to gauge the offers of existing carriers against other providers to find the best deal amid a rapidly changing market rate.
Education Workshop: Reverse Logistics
Authored by SMC³ on August 17, 2021
The ecommerce boom has been well-documented. More than ever before, consumers have demonstrated a willingness to spend their money online. While every brand will take this trend as a promising sign of future business growth and greater opportunity to penetrate new markets, it also brings with it considerable challenges.
Education Workshop: RFP Best Practices
Authored by SMC³ on August 10, 2021
Manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers, across industries, are finding their shipping needs have evolved to include new volume, new locations and new risk management solutions. As a result, many are opening up their RFP process to new prospective carrier partners as they look for better ideas and better prices to carry them forward into the post-pandemic world.
What is CzarLite and How Does it Work?
Authored by SMC³ on July 6, 2021
So, what exactly is CzarLite, and why does your company need it? SMC³’s CzarLite® LTL base rate provides a neutral rating standard that allows LTL shippers and 3PLs to quickly and accurately evaluate shipping rates from multiple carriers. Simple, right? Not so much. Learn more about SMC³’s CzarLite base rate tool and how the solution can help with your business needs.
SMC³ Bid$ense Streamlines RFP Process and Reduces Costs for Global Healthcare Organization
Authored by SMC³ on June 1, 2021
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.