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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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2020 Top LTL & Truckload Freight Companies

By: Rick LaGore
October 14th, 2019

We talk with shippers daily about LTL, truckload and truckload brokerage potential service solutions. And this should be expected with over 50% of the freight spend in the US is with these two modes of service.

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Pro’s & Con’s of Using Truckload for Your Company’s Shipments

By: Rick LaGore
October 8th, 2019

We talk with shippers about truckload and truckload brokerage options every day throughout the year as they walk through their buying process and needs.

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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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Definition of a Blind Shipment

By: Rick LaGore
July 18th, 2019

Definition of a Blind Shipment A blind shipment is when consignee / receiver of the shipment is not aware of the shipper or its origin.

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BOL Defined and Its Importance

By: Anna Young
July 1st, 2019

Definition of Bill-of-Lading (BOL) Bill-of-Lading (BOL) is a required document in the shipment process that provides all parties, the consignor, consignee and carrier, with the pertinent details needed to ship the product and invoice it correctly.    

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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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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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Top 5 Freight Mode Acronym Definitions You Need to Know in Logistics

By: Anna Young
May 29th, 2019

The logistics industry is filled with acronyms, which often confuse those outside the logistics and supply chain industry or those new to the field.  

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