SMC³ LTL Coursework

SMC³ 201: Fundamentals of Less-than-Truckload (LTL) (201)


Description
The first course in SMC³'s five course LTL certification series. Fundamentals of LTL is designed and written by LTL professionals for both other LTL professionals and for persons new to the industry. Take the first step to navigate the complex world of less-than-truckload operations with course 201. Written for practical application to real-world LTL, the 8-hour, 8 module course lays the first brick in your foundation for succeeding in 21st century LTL.
Content
  • Module 1: Less-than-Truckload Transportation Market
  • Module 2: Development of Three Highway Services
  • Module 3: National vs Regional LTL
  • Module 4: How LTL Carriers Make Money
  • Module 5: Major Players in the LTL Marketplace
  • Module 6: The Role of Tariffs and Contracting
  • Module 7: Key Roles in Operation
  • Module 8: Issues Facing the Industry
  • Module 9: 201 Final Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever