Posts Tagged “API”

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 harvest of LTL freight APIs.

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN from SMC³

With SMC³’s spooky-fast freight transportation APIs, shippers and 3PLs can gain complete visibility to spot-market pricing, as well as automate manual processes and redeploy resources to revenue generating activities.

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How can PRO number API tools aid supply chain visibility throughout the shipment lifecycle?

Shippers and 3PLs use PRO numbers to track goods through the supply chain, but when carriers pick up shipments, these identification tags haven’t historically been automatically generated at the point of dispatch. Consumers have been demanding greater visibility into their shipments, and real-time visibility accessibility has become job number one for transportation providers. But the timely transfer of PRO numbers from carriers to shippers has constrained visibility growth.

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How do automated volume LTL pricing solutions help the logistics community?

Volume LTL is a valuable feature of today’s supply chain because it fills the gap between LTL and truckload transportation. It can really be looked at as a mutually beneficial arrangement among shippers and carriers. These shipments can move in a carrier’s backhaul or chronic empty lanes, helping to balance the carrier’s network. The pricing is derived from transactional spot-market rates, which are often lower than contractual rates, saving shippers money.

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Shipper, 3PL and logistics customer input fuels SMC³ supply chain innovation

The supply chain business is ever-changing based upon the current needs of logistics customers, and SMC³ has an array of technology solutions in the pipeline to meet new demands and needs. SMC³ creates these products after listening to the entire supply chain constituency – shippers, carriers, 3PLs and other logistics stakeholders — to gain a true industry perspective.

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