Freight Carriers Association of Canada







FCA/NATC Software and Base Rates Move to SMC3


Freight Carriers of Canada (FCAC) has sold its benchmark base rates for both Canada Domestic and Cross-Border traffic as well as all software and related intellectual property rights to SMC3 (Southern Motor Carrier Association). FCAC will work with SMC3 to provide a smooth transition for our customers, and SMC3 will continue to support FCA software users.


SMC3 is the technological leader in LTL rate and transit-time related software and processes, and the company has worked with FCA/NATC base rate data for over 25 years. We are confident that our customers will be well served in the future by SMC3. For support from SMC3, please contact Customer Support at or 800.845.8090.


FCAC will continue to provide the industry with the Fuel Bulletin including both Canadian Domestic and U.S. Canada fuel prices and their cost impacts.


We thank you for being a loyal customer, and we wish you continued success.


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