Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index increased 5.2% from the prior week.
Temperature controlled freight is not just a need for the heat of summer months, but often is a year round requirement for some commodities.
Everything you need to know about domestic intermodal and how to be successful implementing it into your logistics strategy. Gives tips, tricks and insights on intermodal and what to watch out for when converting from truckload to intermodal.
Quite often data is just as important as the shipment itself, which is why we see one of the top 5 questions shippers ask when evaluating a new freight company to be a part of its business is “what shipment visibility options does your company offer”.
Definition of an ISO Container An ISO container is an international intermodal container that is manufactured according to the specifications outlined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Financial advisors and logistics professionals are similar in that they both recommend diversification. For financial advisors that comes by way of a diversified portfolio of stocks, while a logistics professional needs diversification in their selection of freight modes to strengthen their ability to obtain freight capacity at the best price.
Rail service has a rich history of driving this country’s economic growth by moving freight across North America, yet it is not front of mind as an option in today’s fast moving logistics and supply chain industry.
Leading companies have been choosing to bring their supply chains to the forefront of their strategic initiatives because they understand a company's supply chain is more than the movement of goods from raw materials to finished goods for a transactional cost.
Believe it or not, but a third party logistics company / freight broker helps companies minimize a shipper’s risk when sourcing freight through their operations.
The two highest searched topics on freight rates are “best freight rates” and “cheapest freight rates”.
Logistics professionals are constantly looking for a new mouse trap logistics solution that is better than sliced bread. We know this because over 20,000 viewers come to the InTek website every month looking for solutions to help them with their logistics and supply chain challenges.