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Intermodal Spot Rates Telegraph Market Direction

By: Rick LaGore
July 31st, 2018

The intermodal spot rate index decreased 1.3% over prior week.  Of the 115 lanes tracked in the weighted average index, 18.4% increased, 14.0% decreased and 67.5% went unchanged.  The decreases were primarily in lanes associated with outbound Northern California.

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Intermodal Spot Rates Holding at Record Highs

By: Rick LaGore
July 26th, 2018

The intermodal spot rate index had a minor increase this week.  Of the 115 lanes tracked in the weighted average index, 11.4% increased, 43.0% decreased and 45.6% went unchanged.  The increases were primarily in lanes associated with inbound NJ freight.

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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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Advantages of Outsourcing Your Freight Logistics to an LSP

By: Rick LaGore
July 25th, 2018

Outsourcing logistics services puts the day-to-day execution in the hands of trusted logistics experts that frees up a shipper's resources and capital to focus on their competitive advantage and growth.  According to a recent Armstrong & Associates report, ninety percent of Fortune 500 companies use third-party logistics providers (3PL) for outsourced logistics and supply chain services, which is a strong endorsement to the value in outsourcing to a logistics service provider (LSP).   

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Reduce LTL Costs Through Big Data Optimization

By: Rick LaGore
July 23rd, 2018

The real estate phrase location, location and location is used to point out to buyers a home can increase or decrease in value due to its location.  The reason for repeating the location three times is because location cannot be emphasized enough in real estate decisions.

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Intermodal Spot Rates Hold for the Week

By: Rick LaGore
July 18th, 2018

Domestic intermodal spot rates are:

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Intermodal Spot Rates Hit Record High

By: Rick LaGore
July 10th, 2018

Domestic intermodal spot rates are:

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Intermodal Spot Rates Jump 5.7% over Prior Week

By: Rick LaGore
June 28th, 2018

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Intermodal Spot Rate Index Slides, but Don't be Fooled

By: Rick LaGore
June 21st, 2018

Domestic intermodal spot rates are:

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Looking for Intermodal Capacity

By: Rick LaGore
June 18th, 2018

The truckload marketplace is a highly fragmented market with 600,000 for-hire-carriers and 97% operate with fewer than 20 trucks. 

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Intermodal & Truckload Spot Rates Marching Toward Record Highs

By: Rick LaGore
June 13th, 2018

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