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SMC 3 Overview

Peachtree City, GA
51 to 200 employees
1935
Nonprofit Organization
Logistics & Supply Chain
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Freight shippers, motor carriers, logistics service providers and other supply chain professionals look to SMC3 for the technology, industry data, educational services and general know-how to achieve greater success in the transportation marketplace. The company is best known ... Read more

Mission: We:

•Make it our business to understand our industry's evolving role in national and global supply chains

•Help our members and customers to manage delivery and pricing risk; provide superb customer ... Read more

SMC 3 – Why Work For Us?


SMC³ Invests a Lifetime to Move an Industry Forward

The Knowledge Hub for Less Than Truckload

SMC³ is the leading less-than-truckload (LTL) data and solutions provider to help optimize LTL freight transportation across the supply chain. More than 5,000 North American shippers, carriers, logistics service providers (LSPs) and freight-payment companies rely on our sophisticated LTL base rates, content, and expert bidding and planning tools to make the best business decisions, achieve higher return on their transportation investment, and meet the dynamic demands of the market.

Proven Technical Expertise

With more than 80 years of history supporting this complex transportation niche, SMC³ is revered for our rich expertise, operational excellence and neutrality across the supply chain. Our proven ability to evolve with changes in technology allows us to meet the increasingly sophisticated customer demands of seamless integration and interoperability. Today, through our hosted technology solutions, we support the entire supply chain with industry-leading speed, reliability and performance to help optimize LTL freight transportation.

Revered for Education Across the Supply Chain

Our commitment to help optimize LTL freight transportation and our long-standing reputation for excellence extends to thought leadership well beyond LTL. Through hosted conferences and educational events across North America, SMC³ brings together the most respected companies in supply chain management and innovation for extensive networking, alliance-building and knowledge-sharing.

LTL Solutions to Simplify Transit Decisions

Put knowledge to work with LTL data & technology from SMC³

Dependability is job-one in transportation. When it comes to optimizing less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation, more than 5,000 companies across North America depend on SMC³ LTL solutions to make smarter decisions along the way.

As the industry hub for LTL knowledge, SMC³ delivers data-centric solutions that support shippers, carriers, logistics service companies and technology providers, driving efficiencies across the supply chain by:

  • Simplifying LTL rate complexity and logic
  • Providing access to the most accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date transit detail
  • Facilitating the price negotiation and bidding process
  • Accurately classifying freight in a flash

SMC³ LTL solutions are backed by a lifetime of industry understanding and technical expertise that puts our knowledge to work for you. Delivered with top-tier security and industry-leading speed, reliability and performance, LTL solutions from SMC³ offer unparalleled insight to make smarter LTL freight decisions.

Discover the power of LTL knowledge with data and technology solutions from SMC³.

Shipping

Saving time and resources is critical to optimizing your less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation spend. And predictability in LTL transportation planning is a must. That’s where SMC³ comes in, putting a lifetime of LTL knowledge to work for you.

We help you navigate the unique complexity of LTL rating and transit detail to address the freight procurement demands you face every day. With LTL transportation planning solutions from SMC³:

  • Standardize the bidding process with a carrier-neutral base rate
  • Manage and optimize LTL rating complexity and logic
  • Simplify the LTL RFP process and carrier selection
  • Ensure accuracy of freight billing and optimize LTL rate management
  • Choose optimal LTL shipment transit times and carrier services
  • Assign accurate and timely freight classification to ensure accurate rating

SMC³ streamlines the LTL transportation planning process to turn endless possibilities into a smart LTL transportation spend.

Carriers

LTL Carriers Across North America Turn to SMC³Improve decision-making and strengthen customer relationships

As an LTL carrier, you want to make the best operational decisions for your business, while cementing relationships with shippers and third-party logistics companies. SMC³ understands. We’ve worked with hundreds of LTL carriers for decades to do just that. Carriers across North America turn to us for the right data, technology and expertise to make smarter business decisions. Hands down the authority in LTL data management, SMC³ works with LTL carriers like you to:

  • Facilitate Business with Shippers and Third-Party LSPs
  • Make Smarter Decisions
    • Minimize Operational Expenses
    • Better Manage and Execute Pricing Decisions
  • Stay Ahead of the Curve with Industry Education and Networking Events

Logistics Service Providers

Your customers rely on YOU to navigate the complexities of Less-than-Truckload (LTL) shipping. SMC³ provides 3PLs and other logistics service providers (LSPs) like you the clarity you need, with a steady stream of timely, accurate LTL carrier data and a portfolio of robust tools to efficiently leverage LTL for your customers. Maximize the power of SMC³’s knowledge base to:

  • Negotiate transportation savings for large clients or groups of smaller clients
  • Streamline the strategic carrier bid process
  • Compare and manage shipping rates from multiple carriers
  • Batch rate freight bills for easy billing and freight payment

You’ll be in good company when you do. Hundreds of logistics service providers in North America – including Menlo, Unyson and UPS Supply Chain – choose SMC³ for its extensive niche expertise, operational excellence and proven ability to adapt as technologies change.

Technology Providers

Your customers look to you for a fully-integrated ERP, CMS, Supply Chain Modeling or TMS LTL (less-than-truckload) solution. Yet the required expertise in LTL is holding you back. No worries. SMC³ has invested a lifetime to understand the complexities of LTL, so you don’t have to.

By integrating solutions from SMC³, the industry’s premier LTL knowledge hub, you automate the intricacies of the LTL shipping process so that users can make more TMS LTL decisions accurately and in less time. With SMC³, a single integration point delivers access to all rates, points of service and transit times.

Join our esteemed list of alliance partners in North America – including MercuryGate, JDA, Oracle and SAP – who positively impact customer acquisition and retention by integrating with SMC³ for a complete TMS LTL solution.

Join an Industry Leader with Proven Staying Power

Do you have what it takes to be part of our winning team? SMC³ is the data and solutions leader in the less-than-truckload (LTL) freight industry and has been for eight decades. As the knowledge-hub for LTL, we seek out the best and brightest talent to build on our niche expertise, operational excellence and thought leadership across the supply chain.

From software development and technical support to business analysis and world-class sales, the opportunities to grow with SMC³ are many. Talent at SMC³ is recognized, strengthened and rewarded through:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including matching 401k
  • Continuing education and training to stay at the peak of your profession
  • Company events and activities that build community and create a positive workplace
  • Corporate Quality Initiative that recognizes employee contributions to stronger work processes that deliver bottom line impact

SMC³ is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Work with people of integrity, all employees are valued and appreciated, challenges are meet with collaboration and teamwork, encourages a positive life/work balance

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    Growth of business may out pace growth of allocated resources.

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