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InTek Freight and Logistics solves the cost, capacity and service equation for shippers.

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.

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Intermodal | truckload | intermodal transportation

11 Differences Between Intermodal and Truckload Every Shipper Should Know

By: Rick LaGore
December 6th, 2018

Considering converting some of your truckload volume to intermodal or just adding intermodal into your logistics strategy for additional capacity?  If so, we’re here to help. Our group handles both truckload and intermodal shipping for our customers, with our specialty being intermodal.  

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Intermodal | diesel fuel price | truckload | intermodal spot rate index trendlines | intermodal spot rates

Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Dec 4 2018

By: Rick LaGore
December 5th, 2018

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index increased 1.3% over prior week. 

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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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ltl | ltl consolidation

The Best LTL Companies

By: Rick LaGore
December 4th, 2018

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

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Managed Transportation Services | Managed TMS | Trans Management | inbound freight management | freight management

The Best Managed Transportation Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
November 30th, 2018

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.  

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Intermodal | intermodal transportation

The Best Intermodal Companies

By: Rick LaGore
November 28th, 2018

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?  

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Intermodal | diesel fuel price | truckload | intermodal spot rate index trendlines | intermodal spot rates

Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Nov 27 2018

By: Rick LaGore
November 27th, 2018

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal and truckload spot market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased -2.0% over prior week. 

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Nov 20 2018

By: Rick LaGore
November 20th, 2018

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal and truckload spot market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased -2.2% over prior week. 

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Managed Transportation Services | freight management

How Much Does Managed Transportation Services Cost? A Comprehensive Pricing Guide

By: Rick LaGore
November 16th, 2018

People connect with us every day on our managed transportation services to ask various questions about how the solution can help them.  While the questions vary, the one question on everyone's list is how much it costs to bring a managed TM solution to their organization.

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Nov 12 2018

By: Rick LaGore
November 14th, 2018

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

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Nov 5 2018

By: Rick LaGore
November 6th, 2018

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal and truckload spot market.

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