Posts Tagged “carriers”

Reimagining the Fundamentals of LTL Pricing & Costing are Vital to a Successful Supply Chain

For the last year, shippers and carriers in the LTL industry have faced unprecedented challenges. During SMC³’s Basic Fundamentals of LTL Pricing & Costing course, Brian Thompson, chief commercial officer for SMC³, and Eddie Sorg, vice president of yield management for ArcBest, joined current students for a deeper discussion of what these changing dynamics look like and how both carriers and shippers can reimagine their workflows to create more efficient, profitable partnerships.

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Man vs. machine: Software battles empty miles and increases profitability

SMC³’s Cost Intelligence System has proven to be a good match for XTL Transport. Dan MacKenzie, vice president of pricing and credit for the Toronto-based company discusses how CIS has helped improved their business needs.

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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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behind the scenes

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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