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SMC³ Named as a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider by Inbound Logistics

May 5, 2014 – Atlanta, Ga. – SMC³ announced it has been named one ofInbound Logistics magazine’s Top 100 Logistics IT Providers for 2014. Inbound Logistics is a leading publication that has been an information leader in the supply chain and logistics management since 1981. Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Drawn from a pool of more than 300 companies, using questionnaires, personal interviews, and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who are leading the way in 2014. This is SMC³’s twelfth year overall and fifth consecutive year being selected as a top 100 provider.

As a follow-up to being named Dick’s Sporting Goods’ 2013 Technology Provider of the Year, SMC³ is honored to be recognized for consistently providing robust technology solutions that help customers work efficiently, forge best business partnerships and effectively manage cost and service risks. Felecia Stratton, editor at Inbound Logistics, commented that “As shippers, carriers, and 3PLs increase their use of logistics IT, SMC³ continues to be flexible and responsive, anticipating customers’ evolving needs and deserves recognition for providing the innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence in 2014.”

“It’s an honor to be named again as one of Inbound Logistics’ top 100 logistics IT providers,” stated SMC³ President and CEO Jack Middleton. “As a part of our company’s mission, we strive to provide unique transportation data, technology solutions, and educational services that optimize our customer’s supply chain.” SMC³’s hosted technology solutions provide comprehensive transportation pricing expertise across LTL procurement, rates, carrier service and transit data – all with industry leading security, speed, and reliability.

About SMC³

SMC³ is the leading provider of data, technology and education as an integrated solution to the freight transportation community. SMC³ delivers its core competency – LTL pricing expertise – through collaborative pricing technology that supports end-to-end, ongoing predictability in shipper/3PL-carrier relationships. Best known for its CzarLite®, Bid$ense® and RateWare® solutions, the company serves more than 5,000 customers throughout North America, including shippers, carriers, logistics service providers and freight-payment companies. The company also partners with leading transportation software developers for complete interoperability. For more information about SMC³, visit

About Inbound Logistics

Since its inception in 1981, Inbound Logistics’ educational mission is to illustrate the benefits of demand-driven logistics practices, give companies the knowledge to help them match the inbound flow of materials to their demand, and align their business process to support that shift. Inbound Logistics offers real-world examples and decision support to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and offset rising transport costs, supporting business scalability across their value chain. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at

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