Posts Tagged “truckload”

How Carriers improve Freight Profitability Analysis with Costing Technology

In the current environment, freight transportation providers are paying very close attention to the market because their capabilities are fluctuating drastically each day. The supply and demand equation is swinging back and forth, and lane balance has shifted with little warning. Truckload carriers can gain an accurate measure of freight profitability by relying on SMC³’s Cost Intelligence System.

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Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Kevin Springer

Kevin Springer, vice president of sales at SMC³, has spent his entire career in the freight transportation industry. He recently took time out of his busy schedule to talk about how he works to connect SMC³ customers with the ideal solutions to meet their business needs.

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SMC³ freight transportation procurement tool helps shipper streamline LTL bidding

David Knuth, logistics specialist at IEWC, a global supplier of cable and wire based in Wisconsin, is happy to have an updated RFP process. His company automates the entire LTL bidding procedure with Bid$ense, SMC³’s automated truckload and LTL freight transportation sourcing solution.

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Shipper centralizes supply chain operations with SMC³’s freight transportation sourcing solution

Jesse Burnett, Central Garden & Pet’s transportation project manager, helped consolidate transportation decision making in 2015 with SMC³’s Bid$ense. Before using the freight transportation procurement tool, the company shipped its freight via LTL and truckload carriers to retailers throughout the country, relying on each business unit to negotiate directly with their freight transportation providers.

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Hackbarth Delivery talks marketplace challenges and innovative technology

Hackbarth Delivery Service, a certified woman-owned corporation and SmartWay partner, has been steadily growing since its humble beginnings in Mobile, Alabama, in 1975. In the ensuing 44 years, Hackbarth expanded to 44 locations, now boasting more than 750 drivers and 200 employees. Kelly Picard, Hackbarth’s CEO, recently spoke with SMC³ to discuss current challenges in the marketplace and how the company uses technology to solve these issues.

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