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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Sept 11, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
September 12th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 1.6% over the prior week.   For the week of September 11, 2019, domestic intermodal spot rate index: Down 1.6% from prior week. Down 4.9% from 90 days ago. Down 30.4% from prior year. Lane Stats: 7.0% increased, 44.3% decreased and 48.7% went unchanged. 

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Sept 4, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
September 6th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index increased 2.7% over the prior week.   For the week of September 4, 2019, domestic intermodal spot rate index: Up 2.7% from prior week. Down 3.8% from 90 days ago. Down 27.7% from prior year.

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The Ins & Outs of Intermodal Transportation.

The Ins & Outs of Intermodal Transportation.

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.

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Aug 27, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
August 27th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index increased 0.5% over the prior week.   For the week of August 27, 2019, domestic intermodal spot rate index: Up 0.5% from prior week. Down 6.2% from 90 days ago. Down 33.6% from prior year.

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Aug 20, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
August 21st, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 1.4% over the prior week.  

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Warehouse Management System (WMS) Benefits & Importance to Shipping

By: Anna Young
August 19th, 2019

Definition of a Warehouse Management System (WMS) A Warehouse Management System (WMS) is essential to operating a warehouse and distribution center because of the efficiency and accuracy it brings to a shipper's supply chain.

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Top 10 Transportation Management Software (TMS) Implementation Pitfalls to Avoid

By: Rick LaGore
August 17th, 2019

Risk-taking and big changes can be daunting to any company.  When a change involves the company's flow of products, which is the lifeblood of the company, the importance of choosing the correct solution and having as close to a flawless an implementation as possible is amplified several times over again.

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Aug 13, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
August 16th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 2.1% over the prior week.  

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MercuryGate TMS Strategic Software Partners

By: Anna Young
August 14th, 2019

MercuryGate is a competitive cloud based SaaS transportation management software (TMS) that is proven to build a competitive advantage for today’s shippers, 3PL's, freight forwarders, freight brokers, and even carriers.

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Aug 8, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
August 9th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 0.5% over the prior week.  

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Benefits of a Cloud-Based TMS System

By: Anna Young
July 29th, 2019

Transportation Management Systems (TMS) are known to have several functional components to leverage a competitive advantage for logistics professionals. 

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