Posts Tagged “transportation”
Authored by SMC³ on November 9, 2021
A recent SMC³ educational workshop covered the inherent value of data and how transportation companies can harness it to drive their digital transformation. Here’s how shippers, carriers, and 3PLs can move toward the data-driven future.
Authored by SMC³ on September 8, 2021
Common understanding is the real measure of any good transportation contract. Every paragraph, every line, and every word should be chosen in a way that reduces confusion. In this follow-up session, Rocky Rogers and Rob Moseley of Moseley Marcinak Law Group picked up the thread by outlining a handful of additional “must-have” elements from the model agreement and what purpose they serve in an ideal contract.
Authored by SMC³ on August 31, 2021
As a part of the SMC³ LTL 204: US LTL Transportation Law & Regulations hybrid summer course, industry experts shared some of their tips for navigating transportation contracts and making sure your organization is prepared for anything.
Authored by SMC³ on August 24, 2021
Examples of disastrous hazardous materials events are not hard to find. They range from minor contaminants that spill out of containers and onto the road or into the sewer system—to massive explosions that can lead to physical harm or worse. During a recent SMC³ LTL 204: US LTL Transportation Law & Regulations seminar focusing on HazMat best practices, the panel touched on a handful of tips and valuable advice supply chain professionals can use to improve their HazMat practices.
Authored by SMC³ on August 17, 2021
The ecommerce boom has been well-documented. More than ever before, consumers have demonstrated a willingness to spend their money online. While every brand will take this trend as a promising sign of future business growth and greater opportunity to penetrate new markets, it also brings with it considerable challenges.
Authored by SMC³ on August 10, 2021
Manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers, across industries, are finding their shipping needs have evolved to include new volume, new locations and new risk management solutions. As a result, many are opening up their RFP process to new prospective carrier partners as they look for better ideas and better prices to carry them forward into the post-pandemic world.