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InTek Freight and Logistics is where companies come when faced with a freight and logistics problem within their supply chain.

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Truckload | Logistics & Supply Chain | LTL | Freight Broker

Definition of a Freight Broker

By: Anna Young
June 11th, 2019

Definition of Freight Broker A freight broker is an individual or company that is contracted by a shipper to be a liaison between the shipper and a motor carrier to facilitate the movement of their property from origin to destination by accessing its vast network of carrier relationships.

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When to Use a Freight Broker in Your Logistics Strategy

By: Rick LaGore
June 9th, 2019

A common question for both large and small shippers is whether they should engage a freight broker to help them fulfill their freight and logistics requirements.  

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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 | Freight Broker

Truckload (FTL) Defined in 100 Words

By: Anna Young
June 9th, 2019

Definition of Truckload (FTL) Truckload (FTL) is the freight mode that shippers utilize when they require the full 53' space of a trailer for a shipment.

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Truckload | Freight Broker | Managed TMS | Logistics Service Provider

Logistics Service Providers vs Motor Carriers: Comparing the Differences

By: Rick LaGore
February 12th, 2019

A couple weeks back, we wrote an article comparing a logistics service provider to a freight broker.  Within that article, we touched briefly on asset motor carriers and said we would come back to the discussion of comparing them to non-asset freight service providers.

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Truckload | Freight Broker | Logistics Service Provider | International & Cross Border Logistics

Logistic Service Provider (LSP) vs Freight Broker: A Comprehensive Comparison

By: Rick LaGore
January 24th, 2019

The logistics and supply chain market has a long list of terms that often confuse people.  

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Truckload | Intermodal Transportation | LTL | 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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