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Asset vs Non-Asset Intermodal Freight Providers: A Detailed Comparison

By: Rick LaGore
March 18th, 2019

As we talk to shippers across North America on the merits of intermodal, we often hear from shippers, “we only work with asset intermodal providers".  

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - March 12 2019

By: Rick LaGore
March 13th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 2.3% over prior week. 

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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 Transportation - Beginners Guide and FAQ's

By: Rick LaGore
March 11th, 2019

We talk to hundreds of companies a year about their logistics and supply chain teams.

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - March 5 2019

By: Rick LaGore
March 5th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 4.5% over prior week. 

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Top 10 Intermodal Misconceptions: What You Need to Know

By: Rick LaGore
March 5th, 2019

What do you think of when you hear the word intermodal …slow, unreliable, complicated?

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Feb 26 2019

By: Rick LaGore
February 26th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index increased 0.7% over prior week. 

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Feb 18 2019

By: Rick LaGore
February 21st, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index increased 0.1% over prior week. 

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Cost of Intermodal Transportation Services (Rates, Fees & Variables)

By: Rick LaGore
December 14th, 2018

How much does intermodal cost is a question we are often asked.  As a leading intermodal marketing company (IMC) we get hundreds of people calling us throughout the year looking for the cost of intermodal and whether it makes sense to transition some of their truckload volume over to intermodal.

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11 Differences Between Intermodal and Truckload Every Shipper Should Know

By: Rick LaGore
December 6th, 2018

Considering converting some of your truckload volume to intermodal or just adding intermodal into your logistics strategy for additional capacity?  If so, we’re here to help. Our group handles both truckload and intermodal shipping for our customers, with our specialty being intermodal.  

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2019 Best Intermodal Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
November 28th, 2018

We talk with hundreds of shippers about intermodal every year in sales calls, blog discussions, social media and through our participation on leading industry panels sponsored by IANA (Intermodal Association of North America) and the TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association).  The one topic that always comes up is: who are the largest and best intermodal providers in the market today?  

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