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What is Freight Class and How is it Measured?

Freight class provides LTL users an agreed-upon standard for classifying and pricing freight based on universally measurable factors. Here’s what you need to know about LTL freight classes, how to measure them and why they’re so important.

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Better Service, Lower Cost – the LTL Electronic Bill of Lading

The bill of lading (BOL) carries significant importance to all parties in the supply chain – shipper, consignee, carrier and 3PL. Learn how SMC³ LTL APIs can partner with you to achieve eBOL adoption and automate your entire shipment lifecycle.

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Cost Analysis—Dealing with the LTL Cube

It’s rare that a carrier hauling LTL shipments between freight terminals (linehaul) closes the trailer because it has reached maximum weight. With SMC³’s Cost Intelligence Systems, carriers will have the ability to determine true shipment level profitability that can be rolled up to any level to analyze existing or prospective freight and efficiently develop cost-based rates.

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Welcome to LTL Online Supply Chain Education with SMC³

Joe Tillman, Manager of Education Programs at SMC³, created the Supply Chain Education series to educate leaders on how to develop and promote emerging LTL professionals.

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Women In Trucking Association Founder Furthers Deep Understanding of Supply Chain Knowledge with SMC³’s LTL Online Education Program and Certification

Ellen Voie, founder of the Women In Trucking Association, recently earned her certification in LTL (CLTL) as part of SMC³’s Online Education program. Ellen Voie is an internationally recognized speaker and authority on gender diversity and inclusion for women working in non-traditional careers in transportation.

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The SMC³Jump Start 2023 Conference Closes with More Keen Industry Observation and Intelligent Analysis

The SMC3 Jump Start 2023 drew to a close on day three of the premier supply chain event, highlighting some of the technology that is propelling the industry forward and examining the new realities and new relationships for cross-border transportation.

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