Archive for the “Technology” Category

Supply chain digitization, electronic bill of lading speeds up

The coronavirus pandemic, and the resulting shutdown of the economy, has made digitization a necessity. Buy in from all supply chain partners is necessary for full digitization, but a commitment to paperless processes from carriers would really move the needle. Carriers and other supply chain stakeholders are currently reviewing processes and instituting new procedures.

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Three steps supply chain companies should take right now during the pandemic

SMC³ President and CEO Andrew Slusher recently participated in a podcast sponsored by Innovecs, talking about how the pandemic has impacted the supply chain. During the conversation, Slusher presented three main ideas that supply chain company leaders need to keep in the front of their mind when confronting unique challenges like the coronavirus pandemic.

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How Carriers improve Freight Profitability Analysis with Costing Technology

In the current environment, freight transportation providers are paying very close attention to the market because their capabilities are fluctuating drastically each day. The supply and demand equation is swinging back and forth, and lane balance has shifted with little warning. Truckload carriers can gain an accurate measure of freight profitability by relying on SMC³’s Cost Intelligence System.

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Behind the scenes with some of SMC³’s longest-tenured employees

SMC³ is a freight transportation technology company built on rich expertise, operational excellence and neutrality across the supply chain. The company, which is headquartered near Atlanta, is also admired due to the longevity of its staff. Employees spend long spans of their careers at the company, serving a diverse mix of customers and meeting an array of challenges for decades of their working lives.

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Here’s what SMC³ means to some of its longest-tenured employees

Every member of the SMC³ freight transportation technology team has a different story. Two long-time employees, Anita Hollman and Wendy Bratcher, took the time to explain what makes SMC³ so special. Hollman has spent a combined 42 years at the company; Bratcher began her company journey in 1998.

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