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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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SMC³ Bid$ense Streamlines RFP Process and Reduces Costs for Global Healthcare Organization

For one global healthcare company seeking to avoid unexpected costs and shipping inefficiencies, while simultaneously unlocking the benefits of multiple countries and business units under one RFP, powerful automation proved to be the missing piece to the RFP puzzle. Let’s take a look at four reasons why automated LTL RFP processes, like SMC³ BidSense®, are equipped to help save the day.

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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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How did Groendyke maximize profitability, customer service with SMC³’s costing model?

A truckload carrier recently ran into difficultly when it tried to establish the profitability of each client. By using SMC³’s activity-based freight costing model, the carrier was able to establish an operating ratio for each customer. Today, the carrier is using the shipment costing solution for transportation pricing and to quote new supply chain business.

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