Posts Tagged “API”
Authored by SMC³ on May 15, 2019
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.
Authored by SMC³ on April 1, 2019
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.
Authored by SMC³ on December 12, 2018
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.
Authored by SMC³ on November 20, 2018
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.
Authored by SMC³ on August 2, 2018
SMC³’s chief commercial officer Brian Thompson recently sat down with MercuryGate’s John Martin on “Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez” to discuss achieving visibility for LTL freight shipping and obtaining the right data that can drive efficiencies throughout the entire supply chain.