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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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Intermodal | logistics | supply chain | freight forwarder | International Trade | iso container

ISO Container Definition and Facts in 100 Words

By: Rick LaGore
June 28th, 2019

Definition of an ISO Container An ISO container is an international intermodal container that is manufactured according to the specifications outlined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).  

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Intermodal | refrigerated temp control | temp control | refeer freight

Reefer Freight Defined in 100 Words

By: Anna Young
June 12th, 2019

Definition of Reefer Freight Reefer freight refers to refrigerated and temperature controlled freight movements and equipment used to transport perishables or other temp-controlled freight.

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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 | intermodal transportation | imc | intermodal marketing company

Intermodal & Intermodal Market Size Defined in 100 Words

By: Rick LaGore
June 6th, 2019

Welcome back to our blog series, "Logistics Lingo in 100 words." 

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Intermodal | intermodal transportation | imc | intermodal marketing company

IMC - Intermodal Marketing Company Defined in 100 Words

By: Anna Young
June 5th, 2019

Welcome back to our blog series, "Logistics Lingo in 100 words." 

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Intermodal | railroads | Class I Railroads | Class III Railroads | Class II Railroads

Class I, II & III Railroads Defined in 100 Words

By: Anna Young
May 30th, 2019

Definition of Class I, II & III Railroads Railroads are classified based on their annual operating revenues.

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Intermodal | ltl | reefer | imc | intermodal marketing company | FTL | Full-truckload | Less-Than-Truckload | IMDL

5 Freight Mode Acronym Definitions You Need to Know in Under 100 Words

By: Anna Young
May 29th, 2019

Welcome to our blog series entitled "Logistics Lingo in 500 Words or Less".

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Intermodal | intermodal transportation | intermodal freight | transload

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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Intermodal | truckload | intermodal transportation | logistics | truck freight | intermodal freight

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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Intermodal | truckload | intermodal transportation | logistics | intermodal freight

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 | truckload | intermodal transportation | logistics | intermodal freight

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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