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Best Practices to Drive More Productive LTL RFP Negotiations

As a part of the SMC³ LTL203: LTL Carrier Pricing and Costing course, Ryan Poynter, SVP of LTL carrier relations and pricing at GlobalTranz, John Kruzan, director of client success at SMC³, and Dave Woodwyk, VP of pricing and yield management at USF Holland, joined students for a closer look at how both carriers and shippers can work together to drive more productive and efficient RFP processes.

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My Final Freight Invoice Is Not What I Expected—What Happened?

As a part of the SMC³ LTL203: LTL Carrier Pricing & Costing course, Averitt Express’ Chris Thacker and Estes Express’ Tad Blackburn joined attendees for a virtual seminar to answer questions and address many of the strategies shippers and carriers can use to prevent invoicing surprises from happening in their operations.

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Why Do I Need a Freight Bill Audit?

What is a freight bill audit, and why do I need one? Learn more about the main errors that make up invoicing mistakes and how SMC³’s BatchMark® XL can help ensure accurate freight billing.

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Reimagining the Fundamentals of LTL Pricing & Costing are Vital to a Successful Supply Chain

For the last year, shippers and carriers in the LTL industry have faced unprecedented challenges. During SMC³’s Basic Fundamentals of LTL Pricing & Costing course, Brian Thompson, chief commercial officer for SMC³, and Eddie Sorg, vice president of yield management for ArcBest, joined current students for a deeper discussion of what these changing dynamics look like and how both carriers and shippers can reimagine their workflows to create more efficient, profitable partnerships.

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FCDC Chairman and NMFTA Executive Director to offer insight into classification and the role of NMFTA at SMC³ supply chain hybrid online education course

During a special hybrid class from SMC³’s online education program – LTL203: LTL Carrier Pricing & Costing, Joel Ringer, chairman of the Freight Classification Development Council (FCDC) at the NMFTA, will provide an in-depth discussion on how the NMFTA plays a unique role in the classification of LTL freight. Ringer and his colleague Paul Levine, executive director at NMFTA, recently took the time to give insight into the association.

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SMC³ supply chain education hybrid online education course to examine carrier pricing and costing, LTL RFP best practices

Ryan Poynter, senior vice president of LTL carrier relations and pricing at GlobalTranz, will be giving his expert insight into LTL RFP best practices during a special hybrid class from SMC³’s online education program – LTL203: LTL Carrier Pricing and Costing, beginning April 15. Poynter recently took some time to address the current state of the supply chain after a volatile 2020, and some insights into the importance of having an organized, well-prepared freight transportation RFP.

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