Amazon now may be the world's largest 3PL, especially for small shippers, supply chain consultant Adrian Gonzalez tells SMC3 Connections 2016.
22 Feb 2016
Technology provider and trucking association SMC3 is developing an "industry platform" that uses application program interfaces to link shippers, trucking companies and logistics providers. The platform is designed to speed supply chain communications and open the gates to more innovation.
19 Jan 2016
Speakers, attendees at the SMC3 JumpStart 2016 conference report inventory levels high enough to slow GDP growth, depress freight demand.
14 Oct 2015
Acquiring TCG expands SMC3's less-than-truckload software portfolio from pricing to profitability management and expands the group's reach into the truckload market.
29 Jun 2015
Mobility has become the latest technological catchphrase, especially in transportation, as wave after wave of t
26 Jun 2015
Truckload and less-than-truckload pricing expected to rise more quickly than freight volumes, as carriers seek to counter rising operating costs and shippers look to secure capacity.
25 Jan 2015
With the global middle class set to grow by nearly 3 billion people by 2030, congestion threatens to choke trade and economic growth, economist Walter Kemmsies told the SMC3 2015 JumpStart conference last week.
24 Jan 2015
A dramatic drop in U.S. oil and fuel prices is proving a temporary salve for shippers pinched by rising transportation costs. The relief is only be temporary, analysts warn.
22 Jan 2015
Three straight quarters of stronger U.S.
11 Dec 2014
As large LTL carriers and international shippers begin to develop density-based pricing alternatives, the classification system still dominates LTL costing and, by extension, pricing.
01 Dec 2014
Pricing power and advances in technology are spurring innovation in LTL pricing, encouraging carriers to test out dimensional-weight pricing and other alternatives to class-based tariff rates as they seek more dynamic, flexible pricing models.