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Intermodal | diesel fuel price | truckload | ltl | flatbed | Managed Transportation Services | inbound freight management

The Freight RFP Season Shaping up to be Challenging in 2017

By: Rick LaGore
August 22nd, 2017

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Intermodal | logistics | truckload | ltl | flatbed

Top Freight Brokerage Firms - Suntecktts #8

By: Rick LaGore
May 4th, 2017

The top 100 freight brokerage firms ranked by net revenue and compiled by Transport Topics. The rankings included a description of the types of freight handled for the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2016, unless otherwise noted, in North America.  Suntecktts is #8 on the listing, which InTek Freight & Logistics is an agency that operates within its network. 

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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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Intermodal | truckload | ltl | flatbed

Sort by Value Instead of Price on Your Next Freight & Logistics Buy

By: Rick LaGore
April 17th, 2017

A recent blog from Seth Godin entitled 'Sort by Price is Lazy' got me thinking ...

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Intermodal | truckload | ltl | flatbed

Shippers NEED Contingency Planning in their Freight & Logistics Departments

By: Rick LaGore
March 22nd, 2017

Just this past week a large shipper informed us they made the decision to pull all freight providers out of their routing guide in favor of utilizing just one ... yes ... just one freight provider and we were not that one.  While a large shipper, it was not a big piece of our business, but it did make us think about contingency planning for all NVO and BCO shippers.

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flatbed | truckload | ltl | Intermodal | warehouse move | DC move

Warehouse Inventory Moves - There is Another Way

By: Rick LaGore
March 8th, 2017

Companies often find themselves staring down a warehouse / DC move because:

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InTek Freight & Logistics, Inc. | truckload | Intermodal | ltl | reefer | flatbed | Freight Capacity Challenges

R² Announces Name Change to InTek Freight & Logistics, Inc.

By: Rick LaGore
February 21st, 2017

 

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Freight Broker | Intermodal | truckload | llt | flatbed

What is a Freight Broker & The Value They Bring

By: Rick LaGore
February 13th, 2017

A freight broker is a company or individual who is a liaison between shippers and asset carriers.   The broker tenders a shippers' freight to an asset carrier; manages the shipment from origin to destination; then invoices the shipper, with the necessary paperwork and pays the carrier.

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Intermodal | truckload | ltl | flatbed

InTek Freight & Logistics Acquires enVista’s Capacity Solutions Brokerage

By: Rick LaGore
December 8th, 2016

InTek Freight & Logistics, Inc. is pleased to announce that effect December 1, 2016, it acquired enVista’s Capacity Solutions Brokerage Division.

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