In the article entitled 10 Tips How to Select Best Freight Broker for Your Company we addressed the questions shippers should ask and explore before aligning with a freight broker.
Conventional wisdom for many shippers is the largest freight brokers are the logistics companies with the only keys to the trucking capacity castle.
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.
InTek Freight & Logistics hired Ray Brezden to lead its intermodal and truckload sales team. Ray comes to InTek via Piggyback Consolidators where for the last forty years he served North American intermodal and truckload shippers.
Overview InTek Freight & Logistics offers a 40’ and 45’ ISO intermodal container capacity for inland domestic shipments to provide shippers an additional freight option for freight capacity and value, while helping the ocean freight companies reposition their containers with revenue producing freight.
Every year predictions are made on what the coming year is to be. Some of the predictions come true; others never see the light of day; and still others never make the list of predictions, yet weigh heavily on the year.
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".
We are constantly being bombarded by articles telling us trucking capacity is tight or will soon be tight and they go on to give numerous reasons why it is the case this time around. These constant hits have jaded many of us to a point that they are considered marketing material used by the freight community to justify higher prices, but for others it causes them to look for alternatives for their 53’ freight capacity requirements.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) welcomes InTek Freight & Logistics into its SmartWay Agency program of roughly four thousand (4,000) motor carriers and freight logistics providers.
Today’s complex supply chain have companies operating in highly competitive markets to meet customers where they are in their buying requirements have elevated the need for businesses to employ the best possible logistics and supply chains execution and strategies and get out of the daily firefighting of tracking, tracing and recovering inbound and outbound shipments of your company, but to get to that position takes time, talent and resources many companies do not have at their disposal but need it to better their position in the market they compete.
InTek Freight & Logistics understands people are a bit anxious when onboarding a new freight provider into their business, which comes from unknowns and “what did I miss in the vetting process”.