SMC³ LTL APIs give Shippers the Power to Optimize Supply Chain Processes

SMC³’s execution and visibility LTL APIs provide communications coverage for shippers and 3PLs throughout the entire shipment lifecycle, developing a strong data link between customer and provider. With the company’s ever-expanding universe of LTL APIs, customers can ensure real-time messaging with a host of freight transportation providers.

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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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Hackbarth Delivery talks marketplace challenges and innovative technology

Hackbarth Delivery Service, a certified woman-owned corporation and SmartWay partner, has been steadily growing since its humble beginnings in Mobile, Alabama, in 1975. In the ensuing 44 years, Hackbarth expanded to 44 locations, now boasting more than 750 drivers and 200 employees. Kelly Picard, Hackbarth’s CEO, recently spoke with SMC³ to discuss current challenges in the marketplace and how the company uses technology to solve these issues.

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To close Jump Start 2020, panelists discuss bill of lading digitization and other freight transportation technology challenges

On the final day of the Jump Start 2020 supply chain conference, conversation once again turned to transportation technology and transferring bill of lading information electronically. Panelists also discussed e-commerce logistics and the challenges that arise with final-mile deliveries.

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Supply chain collaboration awards, logistics regulation discussions dominate day two of Jump Start 2020

Day two of the Jump Start 2020 supply chain conference featured the presentation of the Alliance Awards, which is given out each January at the Jump Start logistics event. The award recognizes shippers and service providers that collaborate to overcome significant supply chain issues. Winners craft innovative solutions to extraordinary challenges. Additional highlights included a customer-service panel featuring representatives from The Home Depot, Chick-fil-A and UPS Capital and an in-depth panel about transportation regulations.

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