Posts Tagged “carriers”

Three steps supply chain companies should take right now during the pandemic

SMC³ President and CEO Andrew Slusher recently participated in a podcast sponsored by Innovecs, talking about how the pandemic has impacted the supply chain. During the conversation, Slusher presented three main ideas that supply chain company leaders need to keep in the front of their mind when confronting unique challenges like the coronavirus pandemic.

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How Carriers improve Freight Profitability Analysis with Costing Technology

In the current environment, freight transportation providers are paying very close attention to the market because their capabilities are fluctuating drastically each day. The supply and demand equation is swinging back and forth, and lane balance has shifted with little warning. Truckload carriers can gain an accurate measure of freight profitability by relying on SMC³’s Cost Intelligence System.

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Here’s what SMC³ means to some of its longest-tenured employees

Every member of the SMC³ freight transportation technology team has a different story. Two long-time employees, Anita Hollman and Wendy Bratcher, took the time to explain what makes SMC³ so special. Hollman has spent a combined 42 years at the company; Bratcher began her company journey in 1998.

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SMC³’s carrier tool is loaded with features

The activity-based freight costing model, Cost Intelligence System, allows carriers to analyze transportation costs at the load level and optimize shipment profitability and improve customer service. The result is a unique set of data points – not a freight costing average.

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What is LTL shipping and why is it important to corporate America?

LTL shipping is the single most complicated transportation option out there today, but it plays a pivotal role in the smooth operation of the supply chain. Companies that play the game well by aligning with the right carrier and technology partners know that LTL shipping is an extremely valuable transportation option. SMC³ has demonstrated time and again its ability to helps members of the supply chain optimize their LTL decisions.

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