Logistics knowledge leader talks supply chain, NAFTA before supply chain conference

JLL’s Walter Kemmsies is an expert in global trade and economic trends. During the Jump Start 2019 supply chain conference, he is slated to talk with the audience about the evolution of NAFTA and the overall state of the international economy. To prepare for his panel, SMC³ caught up with Kemmsies to discuss globalization and the domestic logistics industry.

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Happy Thanksgiving from SMC³

The SMC³ team has been hard at work cooking up numerous automated messaging options for shippers and 3PLs. Learn more about SMC³’s cornucopia of APIs.

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Intermodal gives shippers, 3PLs relief from tight trucking market, says Norfolk Southern VP

Jeff Heller, vice president of intermodal and automotive at Norfolk Southern, is one of the speakers for the Jump Start 2019 supply chain conference, which will take place January 28-30 in Atlanta. He recently spoke with SMC³ about the impact the tight trucking capacity market is having on the intermodal industry.

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Shippers turn to volume LTL spot pricing in tight capacity market

Volume LTL deals with shipments that won’t fill an entire truck, but don’t fit into contracted LTL rates. These goods can move on a carrier’s backhaul or chronic empty lanes and are priced at spot-market rates. With volume LTL, customers only pay the going rate for the space their freight occupies. Volume LTL is mutually beneficial for shippers and carriers.

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Logistics and supply chain industry primed for conference on technology innovation

SMC³ curates its supply chain conferences with a uniquely qualified roster of logistics experts, transportation analysts and critical thinkers. From the most trusted leaders to newcomers that are changing up the LTL game, Jump Start 2019 includes a diversity of voices to make sure attendees leave with a holistic picture of the supply chain.

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