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Accurate Rating Information is the True Hallmark of Less-than-Truckload Transportation

Less-than-truckload pricing success begins with a solid rating foundation, and for shippers, 3PLs and carriers, the first building block is a neutral, third-party base rate.

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Jump Start facilitates deeper knowledge and collaboration between logistics and transportation professionals from carrier, shipper, logistics service provider and technology verticals.

If Home Depot were to make an offer, one main impetus would be to keep XPO out of the hands of Amazon, which the home improvement retailer believes has also considered buying the logistics company, according to a person familiar with Home Depot’s thinking.

Less-than-truckload pricing success begins with a solid rating foundation, and for shippers, 3PLs and carriers, the first building block is a neutral, third-party base rate.

Logistically, makers of cloud-integrated transportation management solutions have integrated SMC3's RateWare XL and CarrierConnect XL into Logistically TMS, providing fast, reliable rating and LTL transit and terminal information for customers.

Since last-mile transportation is currently incredibly fragmented and there are a number of early adopters that really have no specialized training, LTL carriers need to pay specific attention to maintaining a relationship with a trusted last-mile provider.

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.

In an era where effective supply chain collaboration is both highly valued and elusive, Logistics Management and SMC³ shine the spotlight on some of the nation’s best examples in its annual awards ceremony.

MercuryGate users now have access to a direct-to-carrier contract pricing solution delivered through the secure SMC³ Platform.

The SMC³ Platform empowers 3PLs and Shippers of any size to successfully navigate and optimize the LTL shipment arena, choose the level of computing power based on your specific needs and operating environment with a technology platform offering the best of all worlds.

FourKites, a leading end-to-end supply chain tracking, and predictive analytics solution announced its partnership with SMC³, the leading less-than-truckload (LTL) data and API solutions provider, enabling FourKites customers to track all of their freight with the highest accuracy, including the market’s most comprehensive LTL data.

“Disruptors and Opportunities in a Year of Complexity” is the theme of this year's SMC³’s Jump Start 2018 conference in Atlanta which will focus on the biggest topics that touch virtually every aspect of today’s modern, complex supply chain.

SMC³ doubled employee donations to the American Red Cross and have announced that they've been able to send $30,000 to the organization to help with hurricane recovery efforts.

FourKites, a provider of real-time supply chain visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms, has several new integrated enhancements for visibility and orchestration within JDA's Transportation Management and has joined forces with SMC³ to create a single integration point for all LTL carriers.

This paper details how SMC3 designed Bid$ense for complete procurement transparency, and how you’ll move ahead with ease and confidence toward best-choice carrier qualification and truly strategic LTL procurement.

SMC3's Chief Data Officer, Danny Slaton, and David Knight, former CIO, and Senior Vice President, Product Development, discuss How API Technology Connects the Transportation Economy.