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

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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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Intermodal | truckload | ltl | flatbed | 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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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 | flatbed | llt | Freight Broker

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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