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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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Sustainable Supply Chain Explained

By: Anna Young
July 14th, 2019

Sustainable Supply Chain Defined Supply chain sustainability are the business decisions and processes that effect the environment, in terms of waste, CO2 emissions, fuel consumption and other similar issues.

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Options to Access Rail and Intermodal for Capacity & Logistics Savings

By: Rick LaGore
May 14th, 2019

After thinking we had said just about all there was about intermodal and rail shipping, we realized we were wrong after reading two recent postings: Union Pacific’s article Three Ways to Connect with Rail - And How to Make Them Happen and Intermodal Association of North America’s infographic, What is Intermodal?

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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 Process Walkthrough: From Start to Shipped

By: Rick LaGore
March 28th, 2019

So, you’ve decided that 53’ intermodal is an option for your company, but now what?

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Why Diversification of Truckload & Intermodal is Key to Logistics Success

By: Rick LaGore
March 19th, 2019

There is not a one-size-fits-all solution in life and that holds true for freight and logistics strategies.

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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 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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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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Benefits of Intermodal. (Beyond the Typical List)

By: Rick LaGore
July 14th, 2015

Domestic 53' intermodal continues to outpace the freight industry in growth because of its benefits are numerous, yet many shippers still sit on the sidelines.

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Christmas Tree Shipping via Intermodal Transportation

By: Rick LaGore
October 23rd, 2014

It is hard to image Christmas is almost here, but the reality is the cool temperatures in October will soon give way to the Christmas season.  According to the National Christmas Tree Association, there were 27.4 million real Christmas trees purchased in the US in both 2016 & 2017.  

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