<img alt="" src="https://secure.perk0mean.com/182585.png" style="display:none;">

Leveraging Logistics Blog

InTek Freight and Logistics Blog

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

Rick LaGore

Rick is the co-founder and CEO of InTek Freight & Logistics, a company focused on being the place where companies come when faced with a logistics problem.

Blog Feature

Truckload | Intermodal Transportation

Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis

By: Rick LaGore
November 30th, 2021

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 0.6% from the prior week.  

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

LTL

2022 Best LTL Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

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

Read More

Share

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.

Blog Feature

Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

2022 Best Freight Audit & Pay Companies (and How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

Let’s face it, the freight audit and pay process is one of the least favorite tasks within the logistics industry.  One would think moving freight from anywhere in the country to anywhere in the country on any given day comes with challenges that would never approach paying a bill, but that is just not the case.  

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

Intermodal Transportation

2022 Best Intermodal Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

We talk with hundreds of shippers about intermodal every year in sales calls, blog discussions, social media and through our participation on leading industry panels sponsored by IANA (Intermodal Association of North America) and the TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association).  The one topic that always comes up is: who are the largest and best intermodal providers in the market today?  

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

Truckload | Freight Broker | Managed TMS | Logistics Service Provider

Top 20 Freight Brokerage Companies in 2022 (& How to Choose The Best)

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

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.   

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

Truckload

2022 Best Truckload Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

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).  

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

Truckload | LTL

2022 Top LTL & Truckload Freight Companies

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

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.

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

Managed TMS

2022 Best Managed Transportation Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

Managed transportation services is the #1 topic we talk with shippers about as they look to better manage their supply chain performance.  Surprisingly, there is very little information about how much managed transportation costs, who the largest providers of the service are in the market and what are all the options a shipper has with the types of services they can obtain through a managed transportation solution.  

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

2022 Best Transportation Management System (TMS) Software Packages

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

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.

Read More

Share

Blog Feature

Truckload | Intermodal Transportation

INTERMODAL NEWS & UPDATES IMPACTING YOUR BUSINESS TODAY - Sep 24, 2021

By: Rick LaGore
September 24th, 2021

September 24, 2021 The purpose of this weekly update is to provide shippers with the latest intermodal shipping news that is impacting freight capacity and service across both the US truckload and intermodal markets.

Read More

Share