Posts Tagged “LTL”

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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RFP Best Practice: Automate the LTL Bidding Process

Solutions that simplify the LTL RFP process by automating, facilitating and managing bidding between carriers and shippers are invaluable in this complex environment. SMC³’s Bid$ense® can simplify and expedite the time consuming bid process by automating the entire event.

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LTL’s growing role in reverse logistics and e-commerce returns

FedEx Supply Chain’s Ryan Kelly recently spoke with SMC³ about the reverse logistics supply chain and how less-than-truckload carriers are trying to capitalize on the growing trend. Industry expert, Brad Parrish of FedEx Supply Chain, will discuss the topic in more detail during Connections 2018 in June.

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The density-based freight costing model

The freight costing model solution Cost Intelligence System gives carriers the keys to achieve their goals, but with the use of dimensioners and the introduction of volumetric data into the carrier’s system, this tool can provide even more benefits to each user. Unlike optimization and cost-averaging systems, the SMC³ solution shows carriers their true costs – not an estimate.

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Connections 2018 supply chain conference keynote talks transportation trends

John Wiehoff, CEO of C.H. Robinson, is one of the keynote speakers for the Connections 2018 supply chain conference, which will take place June 25-27 at the Greenbrier. He recently spoke with SMC³, which has served as one of the 3PL’s long-time partners, about emerging technologies in the industry and how C.H. Robinson uses technology to optimize its business.

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