Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 1.8% from the prior week.
The decision to outsource your logistics functions is not one to be made lightly, but a choice thousands of other companies have successfully executed.
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.
We talk with hundreds of transportation management software (TMS) system buyers every year.
The cloud TMS evolution has not only brought capabilities that were unthinkable just a few years ago, but it has also opened up the opportunities of companies of all sizes to top ties systems that previously were off limits because of cost.
The majority of InTek’s freight business is moving loads for shippers needing either 53’ domestic intermodal or truckload capacity. While both freight modes offer the same cube, there are a few differences shippers should know, with the weight being the biggest issue.
It can be argued the transportation management software (TMS) system is the most important IT software platform companies need to drive a competitive advantage in their industry. The reason for this thought is supply chain management has increasingly become far more complex and customers are demanding more.
A top tier cloud transportation management software (TMS) system can be a game changer in delivering a competition advantage for any company, but many businesses remain on the sidelines over concerns of an implementation during COVID-19.
Implementing a transportation management software (TMS) system remotely can be challenging, no matter the business environment.
The Tough Decision of Implementing a Transportation Management System During COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has left many shippers and logistics companies questioning whether it is prudent to continue to push forward with implementing a transportation management software (TMS) system or put the project on hold. Each company has their own story, but they all have the same challenge of whether now is the “right” time for them.
While 53’ domestic intermodal can be a fantastic alternative to truckload, it does not make sense in all cases.