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InTek Freight and Logistics is where companies come when faced with a freight and logistics problem within their supply chain.

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Truckload | Intermodal Transportation

Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis

By: Rick LaGore
February 18th, 2020

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 0.4% from the prior week.  

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Truckload | LTL

2020 Top LTL & Truckload Freight Companies

By: Rick LaGore
February 5th, 2020

We talk with shippers daily about LTL, truckload and truckload brokerage potential service solutions. And this should be expected with over 50% of the freight spend in the US is with these two modes of service.

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Truckload

2020 Best Truckload Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
February 5th, 2020

We talk with hundreds of shippers about truckload and truckload brokerage options every year in sales calls, blog discussions, social media and through our participation on leading industry panels sponsored by the TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association).  

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Intermodal Transportation

Benefits of Intermodal Transportation. (Beyond the Typical List)

By: Rick LaGore
February 5th, 2020

Domestic 53' intermodal continues to outpace the freight industry in growth because of its benefits are numerous, yet many shippers still sit on the sidelines.

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Truckload | Freight Broker | Managed TMS | Logistics Service Provider

Top 20 Freight Brokerage Companies in 2020 (& How to Choose The Best)

By: Rick LaGore
February 5th, 2020

We talk with hundreds of shippers about their truckload capacity requirements.  In some cases, we provide guidance in modal conversion from truckload to intermodal, but many times truckload is the best fit for their lane, service and their freight characteristics.   

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Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

2020 Best Transportation Management System (TMS) Software Packages

By: Rick LaGore
February 5th, 2020

Managed transportation services continue to be the #1 topic we talk with shippers about as they look to optimize their supply chain performance against the challenging backdrop of rising freight rates, tight truck capacity, along with changing and more challenging customer requirements.

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LTL

2020 Best LTL Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
February 5th, 2020

Let’s face it, less-than-truckload (LTL) can be one of the hardest freight modes to get “right.”  

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Truckload | Intermodal Transportation | Logistics & Supply Chain

Headhaul vs Backhaul Freight Market: Why it Matters for Pricing

By: Rick LaGore
January 31st, 2020

Freight pricing is the number one topic discussed, whether a buyer, seller or freight market analyst.  As we shared in the comprehensive article entitled Freight Costs: An Insider’s Look on Freight Pricing Buyers Should Know there are numerous factors that drive a freight rate either up or down.  

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Truckload | Logistics & Supply Chain | LTL

Consignee vs Consignor: What's the Difference When Shipping Freight?

By: Rick LaGore
January 25th, 2020

What's the Difference in a Consignor and Consignee when Shipping Freight? Every freight transaction involves two parties: consignor and consignee. The terms consignor and consignee are often flipped in people’s minds, so why doesn’t the freight industry not just use shipper and receiver.  We’ll get back to that question shortly, but let’s start with the definitions of both.

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Intermodal Transportation

Pros & Cons of Using Intermodal for Your Company's Shipments

By: Rick LaGore
January 18th, 2020

Intermodal transportation continues to be a somewhat misunderstood freight mode.  Unfortunately, this causes some shippers to not incorporate intermodal into their freight and logistics strategy. 

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