SMC³ Named “FL 100” Software and Technology Provider by Food Logistics Magazine

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SMC³ chosen by Food Logistics editors from field of 160 submissions.

Transportation pricing technology provider SMC³ today announced that it has been named to Food Logistics magazine’s 2011 “FL100” list. Now in its 8th year, the annual FL100 listing recognizes 100 software and technology providers that better enable grocery and foodservice distributors and manufacturers to realize their business goals.

To compile their 2011 FL100 list, Food Logistics accepted nominations from end users and solution providers. They reviewed 160 submissions, focusing on solution providers that help customers to differentiate themselves in the marketplace and improve safety and traceability throughout the supply chain. According to Food Logistics’ editor-in-chief, Lara L. Sowinski, the passage of the FDA’s Food Safety and Modernization Act is putting the entire food and beverage sector under increased pressure, along with the ongoing globalization of food supply chains, which demands “closer collaboration with suppliers and enhanced visibility from farm to fork.” Sowinski noted that technology is a powerful tool that can ensure compliance, mitigate risk and serve as a market differentiator.

"It's an honor for SMC³ to be chosen for the FL100 list," said Jack E. Middleton, president and CEO of SMC³. "We are pleased to be able to provide business-enhancing technology, services and content—often delivered via our software as a service (SaaS) platform—to the grocery and food service niche within the transportation industry in support of seamless, accurate transportation processes."

SMC³'s listing is located in the November/December 2011 print issue of Food Logistics and online at

About SMC³

SMC³ is a leading provider of data, technology and education as an integrated solution to the freight transportation community. SMC³'s core competency is its pricing expertise, which it delivers through data services and technology tools that simplify processes and promote collaboration between buyers and sellers of transportation services. The company also partners with leading transportation software developers for complete interoperability.

Throughout the year SMC³ offers educational programs that focus on key industry issues and advanced learning. These well-attended events are noted for their content, speakers and networking opportunities. The company currently serves more than 5,000 customers operating throughout the contiguous United States, Canada and Mexico. SMC³'s customer base covers all aspects of freight movement, and includes shippers, carriers, logistics service providers and freight-payment companies.

For more information about SMC³'s products and services, visit, call 800.845.8090 or email sales(at)smc3(dot)com.


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