Posts Tagged “truckload”
Newell Brands and J.B. Hunt Expedite LTL Analysis with SMC³’s BatchMark® XL
Authored by SMC³ on December 6, 2022
Both Newell Brands and J.B. Hunt were looking for ways to expedite less-than-truckload (LTL) analysis of rates and bids. Both companies selected the powerful SMC³ BatchMark® XL LTL rapid rating tool to drive greater efficiency in LTL bids and analytics.
Finding Stability in a Turbulent Truckload Market
Authored by SMC³ on November 30, 2022
The U.S. truckload market has been through a prolonged period of historic instability, caused by the convergence of a multitude of factors. While there are many positive signs moving forward, the truckload market is inherently volatile and cyclical.
Volatile markets mean fleets must revisit accounting
Authored by SMC³ on August 18, 2022
As spot market rates decrease, carriers must prepare to reassess profitability on every lane. In a recent Truckload Carriers Association webinar, SMC³ joined TCA to explain the best cost accounting practices to determine which hauls are most efficient for your operations.
Behind the scenes at SMC³ with Nate Fouch
Authored by SMC³ on June 23, 2021
Nate Fouch is the strategic account manager for SMC³. He recently took time out to discuss his new role, how he got started in the LTL industry, and what he thinks is key for maintaining a strong business relationship with customers. Get to know more about Nate in this behind the scenes interview.
SMC³ Quick Takes continues supply chain education with NMFTA thought leader
Authored by SMC³ on November 10, 2020
Supply chain education is one of the core goals of SMC³. Since virtual education is the name of the game these days, SMC³ is now providing a weekly bit of bite-sized supply chain education. “Quick Takes” is at the midpoint of its initial run of episodes. This week, Joel Ringer, chairman of the National Motor Freight Traffic Association’s commodity classifications standards board, stops by to explain LTL classification.
How Carriers improve Freight Profitability Analysis with Costing Technology
Authored by SMC³ on July 22, 2020
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.