Posts Tagged “transportation”

How do automated volume LTL pricing solutions help the logistics community?

Volume LTL is a valuable feature of today’s supply chain because it fills the gap between LTL and truckload transportation. It can really be looked at as a mutually beneficial arrangement among shippers and carriers. These shipments can move in a carrier’s backhaul or chronic empty lanes, helping to balance the carrier’s network. The pricing is derived from transactional spot-market rates, which are often lower than contractual rates, saving shippers money.

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Jump Start 2019 supply chain conference attendees discuss global economy, supply chain technology

During the final two days of the SMC³ Jump Start 2019 supply chain conference, attendees heard from a duo of economic experts that presented a survey of the global economy and its impact on the logistics business as well as an array of transportation analysts and supply chain technology specialists.

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Logistics legislation discussion, supply chain collaboration highlight first day of supply chain conference

During the opening day of the Jump Start supply chain conference, panelists discussed transportation infrastructure, logistics collaboration and the ever-present trucking capacity crunch. The more than 550 attendees included shippers, 3PLs, carriers and technology providers who assembled to explore the latest trends in supply chain visibility and AI’s expanding role in the industry, among other topics.

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Five can’t-miss activities at Jump Start 2019

The SMC³ educational supply chain conference Jump Start 2019 is chock full of panels that provide the information shippers, 3PLs and other members of the transportation and logistics arena need to start 2019 on the right foot. During the three-day event, industry stakeholders will be exposed to a wealth of knowledge from logistics technology leaders, supply chain analysts and transportation experts.

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Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Nick Angeletos

Shippers constantly ask SMC³’s Nick Angeletos about how their companies can use SMC³’s logistics technology solutions to optimize their LTL transportation spend. Though he’s only been part of the company for a short time, Angeletos knowledgably steers these customers to solutions that deliver unrivaled LTL shipment visibility, transit-time information and freight rating power.

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