Posts Tagged “carrier”
Better Service, Lower Cost – the LTL Electronic Bill of Lading
Authored by SMC³ on April 18, 2023
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.
Newell Brands and J.B. Hunt Expedite LTL Analysis with SMC³’s BatchMark® XL
Authored by SMC³ on December 6, 2022
Both Newell Brands and J.B. Hunt were looking for ways to expedite less-than-truckload (LTL) analysis of rates and bids. Both companies selected the powerful SMC³ BatchMark® XL LTL rapid rating tool to drive greater efficiency in LTL bids and analytics.
Finding Stability in a Turbulent Truckload Market
Authored by SMC³ on November 30, 2022
The U.S. truckload market has been through a prolonged period of historic instability, caused by the convergence of a multitude of factors. While there are many positive signs moving forward, the truckload market is inherently volatile and cyclical.
Unexpected Weather Events are on the Rise. Is it Freight Embargo Panic Time?
Authored by SMC³ on October 11, 2022
As weather-related events become more common, what are the chances that freight embargoes could disrupt a somewhat upbeat outlook?
How LTL shippers and carriers are using technology to improve efficiency
Authored by SMC³ on May 24, 2022
In an SMC³ LTL202 online education exclusive covering “Technology in an LTL Environment”, transportation logistics and technology professionals offered their insights on the technologies that are changing LTL and what the industry needs to do to keep up in a future where efficiency will be paramount.
Cross-border LTL: How it’s different from domestic freight and how to succeed at the border
Authored by SMC³ on May 17, 2022
As shippers continue to tap into cross-border markets, carriers who want to accept that freight need to be ready for everything that carrying cross-border freight entails. In a recent SMC³ LTL202 educational session “LTL Operations from Dock to Stock, industry professionals discussed some of the biggest hurdles and how LTL carriers can overcome them.