Posts Tagged “supply chain”

Transportation technology messaging alphabet soup

Representatives from carriers, shippers and 3PLs – basically, anyone who works in the supply chain at all – knows EDI messaging has long been the standard way to communicate among logistics stakeholders. And while it is an old technology, electronic data interchange (EDI) is so entrenched in the supply chain that companies trumpeting the refrain “EDI is dead” are getting ahead of themselves.

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Day three of SMC³ supply chain conference brings mixed economic forecast

Attendees come to SMC³ educational events for the unvarnished truth, and Don Ratajczak’s ability to provide the crowd with the information they need to make informed decisions about economic pain points is unparalleled. His extemporaneous, animated speaking style provided a jolt many attendees likely needed after a late night of rocking out to Lou Gramm.

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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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SMC³’s LTL transportation software fuels the industry

Propelled by e-commerce shipments, less than truckload transportation is booming. Customers turn to SMC³ for unrivaled LTL transportation software solutions like RateWare XL and CarrierConnect XL, which provide the fuel for their transportation management systems.

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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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