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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Carriers, shippers and other supply chain stakeholders look to transportation technology solutions during coronavirus pandemic

Shippers, carriers and 3PLs are still grappling with social distancing practices and adjusting their operations to work-from-home realities. In early March, freight transportation technology provider SMC³ implemented remote work strategies to maintain continuous service during the coronavirus pandemic. SMC³’s Brian Thompson recently detailed what the company has been hearing about the pandemic from its supply chain partners.

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Three online supply chain education tools to help remote employees stay fresh

Countless employees throughout the supply chain are in work-from-home remote roles due to COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic. Social distancing measures have been taken by carriers, shippers, 3PLs and other freight transportation firms. But what happens to those supply chain novices that were just starting their training and are suddenly left without an outlet for logistics education?

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Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Kim Williamson

SMC³’s Kim Williamson, senior technical support analyst, recently sat down to chat about her role at the over-the-road technology solutions company, how she has helped customers overcome challenges, and her involvement with reliable, innovative solutions like the RFP tool Bid$ense®.

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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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