Posts Tagged “truckload”

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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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Leonard’s Express uses this simple tool to uncover truckload pricing problems in the supply chain arena

Leonard’s Express began life with a single truck. Four decades later, the truckload operator has grown into a company with 450 trucks and 500 drivers moving freight across the nation. The carrier is an active user of SMC³’s Cost Intelligence System tool. Christopher DeMillo recently spoke with SMC³ about how he uses that tool to increase its profitability and how he sees the current supply chain landscape.

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