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Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Vince Dattilo

SMC³’s account manager of logistics service providers, Vince Dattilo, is constantly in discussion with customers and prospects regarding SMC³’s LTL solutions and how their businesses can efficiently manage and simplify all aspects of their LTL freight decisions. Get to know more about Vince and his role at SMC³ in this behind the scenes interview.

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Three Bidding Strategies to Maximize Performance in a Tight Capacity Market

In order to build out best-in-class bidding strategies, both supply and demand side organizations need to invest in the right set of bidding and procurement tools to set them up for long-term success. Using tools like SMC³’s BidSense® enables shippers to engage a broad range of carriers, helping to gauge the offers of existing carriers against other providers to find the best deal amid a rapidly changing market rate.

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The Anatomy of a Transportation Contract: Part 2

Common understanding is the real measure of any good transportation contract. Every paragraph, every line, and every word should be chosen in a way that reduces confusion. In this follow-up session, Rocky Rogers and Rob Moseley of Moseley Marcinak Law Group picked up the thread by outlining a handful of additional “must-have” elements from the model agreement and what purpose they serve in an ideal contract.

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The Anatomy of a Transportation Contract

As a part of the SMC³ LTL 204: US LTL Transportation Law & Regulations hybrid summer course, industry experts shared some of their tips for navigating transportation contracts and making sure your organization is prepared for anything.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Hazardous Materials Transport

Examples of disastrous hazardous materials events are not hard to find. They range from minor contaminants that spill out of containers and onto the road or into the sewer system—to massive explosions that can lead to physical harm or worse. During a recent SMC³ LTL 204: US LTL Transportation Law & Regulations seminar focusing on HazMat best practices, the panel touched on a handful of tips and valuable advice supply chain professionals can use to improve their HazMat practices.

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Education Workshop: Reverse Logistics

The ecommerce boom has been well-documented. More than ever before, consumers have demonstrated a willingness to spend their money online. While every brand will take this trend as a promising sign of future business growth and greater opportunity to penetrate new markets, it also brings with it considerable challenges.

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