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How LTL shippers and carriers are using technology to improve efficiency

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.

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Cross-border LTL: How it’s different from domestic freight and how to succeed at the border

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.

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How better technology strengthens LTL efficiency and relationships

In an SMC³ LTL202 educational session “LTL Operations from Dock to Stock”, AAA Cooper President & COO, Charlie Prickett, joined LTL transportation executive TJ O’Connor to trade stories of how LTL efficiency has been redefined over their careers and what carriers should be doing to improve LTL efficiency.

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What is a freight embargo and why do carriers set them?

Embargoes are common in less than truckload (LTL) shipping. This blog explains the purpose of LTL freight embargoes, who decides when they go into effect and why embargoes can actually help make the supply chain work more smoothly for shippers and carriers alike.

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Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Tammy Rabino

Tammy Rabino is the strategic account manager for SMC³. She recently took time out to discuss her new role, how she got started in the LTL industry, and the benefits of using SMC³’s logistics intelligence solutions. Get to know more about Tammy in this behind the scenes interview.

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What is CzarLite and How Does it Work?

So, what exactly is CzarLite, and why does your company need it? SMC³’s CzarLite® LTL base rate provides a neutral rating standard that allows LTL shippers and 3PLs to quickly and accurately evaluate shipping rates from multiple carriers. Simple, right? Not so much. Learn more about SMC³’s CzarLite base rate tool and how the solution can help with your business needs.

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