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Flexible SMC³ CzarLite serves as a less-than-truckload (LTL) rate benchmark for thousands of successful shipper, carrier and logistics service provider (LSP) pricing agreements, representing several billion dollars in annual managed transportation spend. CzarLite's timely, accurate base rates:

  • Assure total pricing visibility, so shippers can conduct "apples-to-apples" base rate comparisons across a wide range of carriers

  • Enable shippers to quickly evaluate the impact of carriers' rate adjustments, discounts and FAK classifications, eliminating analysis, billing errors, and unreliable discount negotiations

  • Factor in North America's regional complexity and highly granular ZIP codes, for extremely accurate results

  • Simplify business processes like contracts, payment and costing to enhance operating and profitability strategies

  • Can be easily accessed anytime online through SMC³ CzarLite Online applications

  • Enable carriers to price strategically at regional, multiregional, transcontinental and North American market levels, to enhance their own profitability

To look up geography-specific CzarLite base rate options, see our CzarLite data modules.

A CzarLite base rate license brings much more than a reliable industry benchmark. Your related associate membership provides special access to top LTL best practices, events, experts and tools throughout the life of your CzarLite agreement.

For more information on the growing use of density pricing to support seamless pricing within the global supply chain and to learn how the SMC³ Density product helps you manage your density LTL pricing, download the SMC³ white paper, "The Path to Density-Based Pricing: Connecting Domestic LTL Pricing to the Global Supply Chain."

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