President and CEO
SMC³ is the transportation industry standard for intelligent data, technology and education solutions disseminated through the integration of innovation, excellence, neutrality and community. Through its logistics intelligence solutions and educational events, SMC³ strives to consistently raise the level of knowledge, collaboration and technological capability in the freight transportation marketplace.
SMC³’s deeply-rooted core values of integrity, consistency, thought leadership and operational excellence support this mission and provide a foundation for a unique portfolio of industry solutions. The company’s goal is to create a frictionless world for the transportation of goods by seamlessly connecting and empowering the industry.
Over-the-Road Technology and Data
With its range of solutions that integrate seamlessly into current business systems, SMC³ supports customers’ needs as they grow, whether they’re dealing with 10 shipments or 10,000 shipments per day. Shippers and 3PLs use SMC³’s peerless rating solutions to optimize their transportation spend, saving time and money on their freight shipments throughout North America.
Throughout its history, SMC³ has built unrivaled cachet in the industry, establishing itself as a stable and trustworthy partner that is a neutral voice serving shippers, carriers and third-party logistics companies with equal attention. The company’s position as a leader has been honed through decades of developing secure and reliable solutions. Even as the company grows, it remains committed to its founding principles, motivated not by profit but by introducing dependable products that fill an industry need. SMC³’s wide array of shipment lifecycle optimization technology includes:
- CzarLite – LTL base rates for the U.S., Canada and Mexico
- Bid$ense – Truckload and LTL freight transportation bidding and pricing negotiation
- RateWare XL – Multi-tariff pricing management
- CarrierConnect XL – Carrier points of service and transit times
- SMC³ LTL APIs – Real-time visibility and execution throughout the complete shipment lifecycle
- BatchMark XL – Rapid LTL freight rating and analysis
- Cost Intelligence System – Profitability management for truckload and LTL carriers
With these tools, SMC³ customers can remove manual processes from their supply chains, which can help their businesses rise above the rest by allowing them to re-deploy resources to revenue-generating activities.
SMC³ extends its expertise through supply chain educational forums across North America. Attendees keep current on industry trends and best practices used by global supply chain leaders at Connections and Jump Start, SMC³’s two annual supply chain conferences. The strategic educational and networking events feature cutting-edge, forward-thinking sessions, top-tier presenters and unique networking opportunities. SMC³ works to create events that facilitate lasting collaboration between logistics and transportation professionals from carrier, shipper, 3PL and technology-provider verticals. In partnership with LogisticsTrainingCenter.com, SMC³ has also developed LTL online education, and the industry’s only online LTL certification program. Through five online, self-paced on-demand courses and classroom-style lectures, SMC³ shares its lifetime of LTL expertise with logistics stakeholders and future supply chain leaders looking to take their careers to the next level. SMC³’s technology, data and educational solutions are backed by a lifetime of industry understanding and technical expertise.