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SMC³ Announces 2023 Online Education Schedule LTL Curriculum Combining On-Demand and Live Learning for Professional Development

Industry-leading online education for carriers, shippers, 3PLs and more pairs self-paced education with live, industry-leading discussionsIndustry-leading online education for carriers, shippers, 3PLs and more pairs self-paced education with live, industry-leading discussions

Atlanta – Feb. 14, 2023 – SMC³, a leading transportation technology solution provider and industry educator, has announced the 2023 schedule for its less-than-truckload (LTL) online learning courses. The five industry-recognized courses combine self-paced learning with live access to industry experts covering important, relevant supply chain topics. The courses provide shippers, 3PLs, carriers, freight forwarders and future supply chain leaders direct access to the knowledge they need and a convenient way to gain essential skills.

The online education curriculum combines on-demand online courses, classroom-style lectures and exclusive weekly live seminar sessions with transportation industry thought leaders for in-depth knowledge sharing. Classes can be purchased individually or as a bundle.

Courses offered in the 2023 schedule include:

  • LTL201: The Fundamentals of LTL (March 2 – March 23) provides an overview on the basics of the LTL market, how carriers make money, final mile delivery and more topics shaping today’s trucking industry.

  • LTL202: LTL Operations from Dock to Stock (May 4 – May 25) focuses on the flow of freight from warehouse to rack and everything in between.

  • LTL203: LTL Freight Pricing (July 20 – August 10) will highlight pricing fundamentals and calculations, classification, packaging and how to get the best rate for LTL freight.

  • LTL204: U.S. LTL Transportation Laws and Regulations (September 14 – October 5) covers the rules that impact LTL freight and how to minimize legal risks.

  • LTL205: LTL Business Analytics (November 2 - 30) is a capstone course designed to guide students from theory to real-world LTL applications with the analytics, data and relationship-building that drive the business of LTL.

Previous companies who have participated in the online learning program include C.H. Robinson, Echo Global Logistics, J.B. Hunt, Southeastern Freight Lines, Worldwide Express, and XPO Logistics, among others.

“The transportation industry is a dynamic, rapidly shifting environment,” said Brian Thompson, chief commercial officer at SMC³. “Newcomers and seasoned professionals alike benefit from sharing knowledge, participating in live discussions and learning from industry-leading minds. Our hybrid learning approach helps students conveniently gain valuable insights to help secure the future of freight and move our industry forward.”

SMC³ currently offers the industry’s only path to LTL certification (CLTL), which is essential to career growth, gaining a competitive advantage and elevating expertise across the supply chain. In addition to once a week 60-minute live sessions, the courses also have an on-demand learning component for flexible, convenient learning.

Options are available for individual, team and corporate learning, as well as course bundles. For more information about the 2023 schedule, visit or contact

About SMC³

With its range of transportation technology solutions that integrate seamlessly into current business systems, SMC³ supports customers as they grow, whether they’re dealing with 10 or 10,000 shipments per day. Shippers and 3PLs use SMC³’s peerless solutions to optimize their freight spend, achieve unrivaled shipment visibility and streamline their transportation planning, saving time and money on their supply chain requirements throughout North America.

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