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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.

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Accessorials | Detention | Demurrage | Storage | Per Diem

Detention, Demurrage, Per Diem and Storage Accessorials Defined in 100 Words

By: Rick LaGore
June 7th, 2019

 

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Intermodal | intermodal transportation | imc | intermodal marketing company

Intermodal & Intermodal Market Size Defined in 100 Words

By: Rick LaGore
June 6th, 2019

Welcome back to our blog series, "Logistics Lingo in 100 words." 

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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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truckload | truckload rates | FTL | Full-truckload

2019 Best Truckload Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
June 5th, 2019

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

Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - June 4, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
June 4th, 2019

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

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logistics | supply chain | freight capacity

Video: Shelli Austin on Overcoming Logistics & Supply Chain Challenges

By: Rick LaGore
May 28th, 2019

At the most recent MercuryGate users conference Shelli Austin, InTek Freight & Logistics President, and Adrian Gonzalez, Founder of Talking Logistics, had an opportunity to talk on a number of logistics and supply chain challenges shippers face in today’s market.

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Intermodal | intermodal transportation | intermodal freight | transload

Options to Access Rail and Intermodal for Capacity & Logistics Savings

By: Rick LaGore
May 14th, 2019

After thinking we had said just about all there was about intermodal and rail shipping, we realized we were wrong after reading two recent postings: Union Pacific’s article Three Ways to Connect with Rail - And How to Make Them Happen and Intermodal Association of North America’s infographic, What is Intermodal?

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logistics | modal conversion | logistics savings | freight savings | supply chain savings

Best Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Cost Savings Guide

By: Rick LaGore
April 29th, 2019

Everyone wants to save money and keep their job, so when unprecedented moves in freight pricing occur, CFO's all across the USA begin calling their freight, logistics and supply chain teams into their office telling (not asking) them freight costs cannot continue to be a negative to the P&L.

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logistics | modal conversion | logistics savings | freight savings | supply chain savings

Best Practices for Implementing an Inbound Freight Program Successfully

By: Rick LaGore
April 25th, 2019

There is a significant difference between inbound and outbound freight characteristics. Think of inbound as the lifeblood that feeds an organization’s ability to produce high-quality products in the quantities demanded for its customers, and outbound as the delivery of its end salable products going out to its customers.

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logistics | supply chain | supply chain management | TMS | Managed TMS | Cloud TMS

Transportation Management System: Functionality, Benefits & Implementation Success Guide

By: Rick LaGore
April 19th, 2019

Often, companies start their quest in optimizing their logistics and supply chain management strategy by implementing a transportation management system (TMS) to improve their company’s cost and service structure for freight movements, while also bringing full transparency to all inbound and outbound product moves for its supply chain stakeholders.

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logistics | supply chain | supply chain management | logistics service provider

Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Comprehensive Guide

By: Rick LaGore
April 10th, 2019

 

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