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LLamasoft Announces New Reference Rate Tariff Powered by SMC³ for Use in Strategic Supply Chain Design

July 9, 2013

Ann Arbor, MI (July 9, 2013) – LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design software solutions, today announced a new reference rate tariff based on specifications provided by LLamasoft and created by SMC³, the leading provider of data, technology and education to the freight transportation community. The fully-integrated modeling tariff accessible via RateWare XL is available to LLamasoft customers for use in strategic supply chain designs.

The SMC³ LTL reference tariff will be accessed directly from LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru and Transportation Guru software and will provide the rate data necessary to help determine the cost and feasibility of new network structures and shipping locations. By incorporating reference rates into their models, LLamasoft customers will be able to better understand how LTL rates will impact their overall strategy, enabling more intelligently-designed supply chain and transportation networks.
“Strategic supply chain design models are only as good as the data that goes into them, and with access to the reference LTL rate data from SMC³, LLamasoft customers will be able to even more quickly model, optimize and analyze supply chain and transportation networks for better service and lower total cost,” said LLamasoft President and CEO Donald Hicks.

About SMC³
SMC³ is the leading provider of data, technology and education as an integrated solution to the freight transportation community. SMC³ delivers its core competency—LTL pricing expertise—through collaborative pricing technology that supports end-to-end, ongoing predictability in shipper/3PL-carrier relationships. Best known for its CzarLite®, Bid$ense® and RateWare® solutions, the company serves more than 5,000 customers throughout North America, including shippers, carriers, logistics service providers and freight-payment companies. The company also partners with leading transportation software developers for complete interoperability. For more information about SMC³, visit

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