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Where LTL dock operations can improve shipper/carrier relations

As part of the recent SMC³ LTL online education exclusive hybrid session, industry experts discussed the basics of dock operations and how they’ve changed as technology has advanced.

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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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Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Tana Sumner

Tana Sumner is SMC³’s new talent acquisition specialist. She recently took time out to discuss her new role, the company culture, and what potential candidates can expect by joining SMC³. Get to know more about Tana in this behind-the-scenes interview.

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Educational Workshop: Removing Complexity from the Modern LTL Bid Process

The changes over the last few years, including the COVID-19 pandemic, have added new layers of complexity to the RFP process for LTL shippers and carriers. The SMC³ educational workshop on Removing Complexity from the LTL Bid Process recently tackled some of these layers directly with help from logistics experts around the industry.

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How technology and relationship-building are helping carriers navigate the volatile LTL space

As part of the recent SMC³ LTL205 interactive educational session, industry experts discussed the forces changing the shipper/carrier relationship and how both sides can proactively prepare for the future.

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Education Workshop: Digital Transformation

A recent SMC³ educational workshop covered the inherent value of data and how transportation companies can harness it to drive their digital transformation. Here’s how shippers, carriers, and 3PLs can move toward the data-driven future.

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