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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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Coronavirus forces changes to manufacturing facilities, highlights trucking’s importance, CSCMP panel says

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the supply chain business, and one sector that has had to quickly deal with the new normal is the manufacturing space. During the recent CSCMP Atlanta Roundtable Supply Chain Resiliency Webinar, supply chain stakeholders talked pandemic policies.

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SMC³ freight transportation procurement tool helps shipper streamline LTL bidding

David Knuth, logistics specialist at IEWC, a global supplier of cable and wire based in Wisconsin, is happy to have an updated RFP process. His company automates the entire LTL bidding procedure with Bid$ense, SMC³’s automated truckload and LTL freight transportation sourcing solution.

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Shipper centralizes supply chain operations with SMC³’s freight transportation sourcing solution

Jesse Burnett, Central Garden & Pet’s transportation project manager, helped consolidate transportation decision making in 2015 with SMC³’s Bid$ense. Before using the freight transportation procurement tool, the company shipped its freight via LTL and truckload carriers to retailers throughout the country, relying on each business unit to negotiate directly with their freight transportation providers.

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