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SMC³ Adds Small Package Rating to Best-in-Breed Solutions

Continuing its mission of evolving with the supply chain and creating innovative solutions that fulfill shifting customer needs, SMC³ has expanded RateWare XL and BatchMark XL, adding advanced small-package rating capabilities to the industry’s most powerful and reliable LTL rating and auditing solutions.

Continuing its mission of evolving with the supply chain and creating innovative solutions that fulfill shifting customer needs, SMC³ has expanded RateWare XL and BatchMark XL, adding advanced small-package rating capabilities to the industry’s most powerful and reliable LTL rating and auditing solutions.

The newest versions of RateWare XL and BatchMark XL will be released in February.

The new small-package competencies empower customers to use both solutions to optimize small-shipment rating via UPS and FedEx.

RateWare XL and BatchMark XL now feature rating information for FedEx express, ground, home delivery, overnight and two-day services; for UPS, the tools can return pricing information concerning next-day, two-day, three-day and ground shipments.

Shippers and other supply chain stakeholders already rely on the analytical API solutions RateWare XL and BatchMark XL to efficiently manage LTL rating complexity in both classification and density rating standards.

RateWare XL can return rates in milliseconds, but also enables customers to batch rate, returning rates at a speed of 60,000 shipments per minute.

For more powerful batch rating, customers choose BatchMark XL to accurately rate or rerate thousands of LTL freight bills simultaneously.

“At SMC³, we’re dedicated to solving the entire LTL shipment lifecycle, taking our customers through transportation procurement, pricing and transit-time analysis, all the way to shipment execution, visibility and audit,” said Andrew Slusher, SMC³’s president and CEO.

“Adding small-package capabilities to our time-tested solutions is just one example of how SMC³ is constantly adapting and evolving with the ever-changing supply chain.”

Regardless of whether rating analysis is used for transportation procurement, planning, management or settlement, RateWare XL and BatchMark XL offer dramatic performance in speed, accuracy, and agility. SMC³ backs these data-generation capabilities with multiple levels of redundancy to create a truly reliable and secure product.

About SMC³
SMC³ is the one-stop knowledge hub for LTL technology, data, and education. The API-powered SMC³ Platform fuels TMS applications with unrivaled LTL analytical capabilities and shipment visibility data. As the single integration point for all carrier rate, transit, and service information, SMC³ solutions travel beyond simple connectivity and empower shippers, 3PLs and carriers to collaborate and optimize decision making throughout the entire LTL lifecycle. Thousands of industry trading partners rely on SMC³ solutions to make informed business decisions, achieve higher returns on their transportation investment, and meet ever-changing market demands.

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