Archive for the “Technology” Category
Authored by SMC³ on February 19, 2019
During his 34 years at SMC³, Danny Slaton was lucky enough to experience seismic shifts in the logistics and supply chain industry – first on the front lines of the computerization of the supply chain and then as an executive making sense of a post-deregulation transportation world. Slaton retired from his career at SMC³ following the Jump Start 2019 logistics conference, and in his three decades at the company, he saw a lot of change.
Authored by Andrew Slusher on January 7, 2019
The year ahead will see SMC³ continue serving its customers by delivering innovative solutions that fix their supply chain issues. SMC³’s hallmark products serve an integral role in the processes of shippers, 3PLs and carriers throughout the country, and the development pipeline is robust.
Authored by Brian Thompson on October 10, 2018
In this Technology Focus, SMC³’s Chief Commercial Officer discusses what makes SMC³ tick, how the company adapts to changing customer demands and why SMC³ is built for speed.
Authored by SMC³ on August 7, 2018
The activity-based freight costing model, Cost Intelligence System, allows carriers to analyze transportation costs at the load level and optimize shipment profitability and improve customer service. The result is a unique set of data points – not a freight costing average.
Authored by SMC³ on July 23, 2018
Representatives from carriers, shippers and 3PLs – basically, anyone who works in the supply chain at all – knows EDI messaging has long been the standard way to communicate among logistics stakeholders. And while it is an old technology, electronic data interchange (EDI) is so entrenched in the supply chain that companies trumpeting the refrain “EDI is dead” are getting ahead of themselves.