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LTL Rate Benchmark for Shipments Traveling Point-to-Point within Mexico

SMC³ continues to innovate with the announcement that it has created an LTL rate benchmark, MexicoLite™ Intra, for shipments traveling point-to-point within Mexico.

The new product, MexicoLite™ Intra, joins the CzarLite family of trusted and widely used base rate products.

The solution is an extension of MexicoLite, which contains base rates that are already well established for shipments traveling between the U.S. and Mexico.

MexicoLite™ Intra offers rating solutions based on dimensional weight, modeled on Mexico-to-Mexico postal codes and delivered in Mexican pesos.

Before the introduction of intra-Mexico pricing, shippers and logistics service providers working in Mexico did not have a reliable way to benchmark the pricing data they received from carriers.

SMC³ President and CEO Andrew Slusher

“We created MexicoLite Intra to fill that void and meet overwhelming marketplace demand” Andrew Slusher, SMC³ President & CEO 

These customers now have the power to determine their best costs for their shipments every single time.

“U.S.-, Canadian- and Mexican-based shippers and 3PLs have lacked a set of intra-Mexican benchmark rates for use in their negotiations with carriers. We created MexicoLite Intra to fill that void and meet overwhelming marketplace demand,” said Andrew Slusher, president and CEO of SMC³.

“These customers now have the ability to compare our neutral base rate with rates provided by each carrier.”

To fulfill its promise of being an ally for U.S. shippers and 3PLs operating within Mexico, SMC³ has partnered with the top Mexican carriers to present a holistic view of the market and accurately measure shifts in pricing.

SMC³ will expand and grow its Mexican benchmarking services as the needs of customers change.

MexicoLite™ Intra

Your LTL Pricing Ally in Mexico
In the mid-1990s, SMC³ recognized a growing problem in the LTL community. U.S.-Mexico traffic had no formal base-rate system, meaning U.S. shippers and logistics service providers couldn’t accurately determine shipping costs.

The solution: A baseline of rates that gave shippers engaging in cross-border commerce a benchmark when comparing the rates of Mexican carriers.

MexicoLite™ is based on SMC³’s trusted CzarLite® product, contains base rates that are already well established for shipments traveling between the U.S. and Mexico. MexicoLite™ Intra, the latest solution in the CzarLite family of products, provides U.S. shippers with a pricing benchmark for shipments within the country.

The Newest Benchmark
Built by SMC³’s transit-time and rating experts, MexicoLite™ Intra offers rating solutions based on dimensional weight, modeled on Mexico-to-Mexico postal codes and delivered in Mexican pesos. Before the introduction of intra-Mexico pricing, shippers and logistics service providers working in Mexico did not have a reliable way to benchmark the pricing data they received from carriers.

These customers now have the power to determine the best cost for their shipments every single time. SMC³ is the latest ally for U.S. shippers and 3PLs operating intra-Mexican transport. By aligning with the top carriers operating in Mexico, SMC³ is able to present a holistic view of the market and accurately measure the trends and shifts in pricing.

With MexicoLite™ Intra, these organizations can now ensure they are receiving the best price possible for their shipments.

Trusted, Accurate Pricing
Customers who ship within Mexico can now experience the benefits of Czarlite in a Mexico-specific solution, allowing them to:

  • Ensure uniform rating discussions with multiple carriers
  • Survey general pricing availability in various markets
  • Ensure carrier competitiveness

Innovation And Service
As the supply chain evolves, SMC³ continues to innovate, creating new solutions that take advantage of technological advancements. MexicoLite™ Intra is only the latest solution in the company’s ever-expanding array of technology offerings, and SMC³ is dedicated to growing its Mexican benchmarking services as the market demands.

Related Resource

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The Case for a Re-Indexed LTL Benchmark Pricing System
This paper takes a deep dive into SMC³’s CzarLite XL, an advanced pricing system solution that gives shippers, logistics service providers and carriers a new neutral benchmark choice when negotiating LTL shipping rates.

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