Posts Tagged “shipper”
How LTL shippers and carriers are using technology to improve efficiency
Authored by SMC³ on May 24, 2022
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.
How better technology strengthens LTL efficiency and relationships
Authored by SMC³ on May 3, 2022
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.
Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Brian Martin
Authored by SMC³ on March 30, 2021
SMC³’s Brian Martin is constantly growing carrier relationships in the industry and engaging customers regarding SMC³’s offerings and how these products can help optimize their freight transportation spend. Martin, with his nearly 20 years of expertise, knowledgably steers these customers to solutions that deliver unrivaled shipment visibility, transit-time information and automated bid procurement solutions. Get to know more about Brian and his role at SMC³ in this behind-the-scenes interview.
Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Justin Springer
Authored by SMC³ on February 23, 2021
SMC³’s Justin Springer is constantly in discussion with customers regarding SMC³’s offerings and how these products can help optimize their freight transportation spend. Springer knowledgably steers these customers to solutions that deliver unrivaled shipment visibility, transit-time information and freight rating power. Get to know more about Justin and his role at SMC³ in this behind the scenes interview.
How do LTL shippers and carriers create strong relationships amid the pandemic?
Authored by SMC³ on September 23, 2020
Capacity is an omnipresent concern for shippers. Though LTL capacity has ebbs and flows, finding the right freight transportation carrier for the job, at the right price point, is an ongoing issue. To a large extent, the coronavirus pandemic has made finding and securing LTL capacity with carriers significantly more difficult. Shippers may also be shopping around for new transportation providers, looking to save money. But saving money on freight transportation should not be the overriding factor when looking for a new partner.
Supply chain collaboration awards, logistics regulation discussions dominate day two of Jump Start 2020
Authored by SMC³ on January 29, 2020
Day two of the Jump Start 2020 supply chain conference featured the presentation of the Alliance Awards, which is given out each January at the Jump Start logistics event. The award recognizes shippers and service providers that collaborate to overcome significant supply chain issues. Winners craft innovative solutions to extraordinary challenges. Additional highlights included a customer-service panel featuring representatives from The Home Depot, Chick-fil-A and UPS Capital and an in-depth panel about transportation regulations.