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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 | intermodal transportation | ltl | ltl consolidation | Managed Transportation Services

InTek Freight & Logistics in the News - Helping MercuryGate TMS Growth

By: Rick LaGore
December 21st, 2018

In a recent article published by Fleet News Daily entitled MercuryGate Announces Big Growth in Sales, InTek Freight & Logistics is listed as one of MG's key customers that helped to drive its growth in supply chain technology market through its industry leading cloud transportation management software (TMS). 

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Intermodal | intermodal transportation

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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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 | intermodal transportation

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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Intermodal | intermodal transportation

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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Intermodal | truckload | intermodal transportation | diesel fuel price

Looking for Intermodal Capacity

By: Rick LaGore
June 18th, 2018

The truckload marketplace is a highly fragmented market with 600,000 for-hire-carriers and 97% operate with fewer than 20 trucks. 

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Intermodal | intermodal transportation

Intermodal Claim & Insurance Information Outlined

By: Rick LaGore
February 14th, 2017

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Intermodal | intermodal transportation

The Intermodal Container: History, Importance & Impact

By: Rick LaGore
March 16th, 2016

The large steel shipping container came into existence as an evolutionary step in ocean freight to reduce costs and improve speed, but it ended up revolutionizing the global economy.  

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Intermodal | intermodal transportation | intermodal freight

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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Intermodal | intermodal transportation | How To's | Q & A | imc | intermodal marketing company

Intermodal Marketing Company (IMC) - (Definition, Purpose & Value)

By: Rick LaGore
October 30th, 2014

We speak with hundreds of shippers a year looking for ways to improve their supply chain, whether that be cost, performance or additional capacity.  At some point in the conversation intermodal comes into play. 

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Intermodal | intermodal transportation | intermodal freight

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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