SMC³ LTL Coursework

SMC³ 201 LIVE SESSIONS: Fundamentals of Less-than-Truckload (LTL) - Summer 2020 Session (201-LIVE)

SPECIAL RATE $520! (reg $695) for non-members.
Non-members automatically get discount.

SMC³ MEMBER RATE $371! (reg $495)
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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.

THIS IS THE LIVE SESSION VERSION. You will be registered within the course to take part in live video seminars given by experts. Dates and topics below:

July 15 | “Career Insight with SMC³’s Brian Thompson” - 1pm EST (45 minutes)
July 22 | “LTL from Origins to Basics” - 1pm EST (2 hours)
July 29 | “LTL’s Road to Pricing & Revenue” - 1pm EST(2 hours)
Aug 5 | “Covid-19, LTL, and You”- 1pm EST(2 hours)

Guest speakers include:
Brian Thompson, Chief Commercial Officer, SMC³
Barry Blakely, VP of Operations, Averitt Express Lines
Kevin Housley, Carrier Relations Manager LTL, JB Hunt
Clete Cordero, Director of Pricing, Southeastern Freight Lines
Webb Estes, VP Process Improvement, Estes Express Line
General Stephen Rutner, US Army Reserve
Greg West, Vice President, C.H. Robinson
Jason Burns, President, QCS Logistics
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  • July 15: Career Insight with SMC³'s Brian Thompson
  • Module 1: Less-than-Truckload Transportation Market
  • Module 2: Development of Three Highway Services
  • Module 3: National vs Regional LTL
  • July 22 | LTL from Origins to Basics
  • Module 4: How LTL Carriers Make Money
  • Module 5: Major Players in the LTL Marketplace
  • Module 6: The Role of Tariffs and Contracting
  • July 29 | “LTL’s Road to Pricing & Revenue”
  • Module 7: Key Roles in Operation
  • Module 8: Issues Facing the Industry
  • Module 9: 201 Final Exam
  • August 5 | Covid-19, LTL, and You
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever