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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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Definition of Freight Consolidation & Benefits in 100 Words

By: Rick LaGore
June 12th, 2019

Definition of Freight Consolidation Freight consolidation is a logistics strategy where a shipper combines multiple shipments within a particular geographic region into a single shipment container that is then line hauled to a destination point where the smaller shipments that were part of the consolidation are broken down and shipped to their final destination or the single shipment is delivered directly through to final destination. Quick Video Demonstrating Consolidation & Pool Points

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Freight Broker Defined in 100 Words

By: Anna Young
June 11th, 2019

Definition of Freight Broker A freight broker is an individual or company that is contracted by a shipper to be a liaison between the shipper and a motor carrier to facilitate the movement of their property from origin to destination by accessing its vast network of carrier relationships.

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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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ltl | ltl consolidation | transportation management system | transportation management software | Less-Than-Truckload

Less-than-Truckload (LTL) Defined in 100 Words

By: Anna Young
June 9th, 2019

Definition of Less-than-Truckload (LTL) LTL is used when a shipper has more than a parcel shipment, but less than a full truckload.

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

InTek Freight & Logistics in the News - Best Logistics in Indianapolis

By: Rick LaGore
December 27th, 2018

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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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2019 Best LTL Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
December 4th, 2018

Let’s face it, less-than-truckload (LTL) can be one of the hardest freight modes to get “right.”  

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ltl | ltl consolidation | logistics savings | freight savings | supply chain savings

Reduce LTL Costs Through Big Data Optimization

By: Rick LaGore
July 23rd, 2018

The real estate phrase location, location and location is used to point out to buyers a home can increase or decrease in value due to its location.  The reason for repeating the location three times is because location cannot be emphasized enough in real estate decisions.

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Intermodal | truckload | ltl

"Product Freight" is Different than "People Freight", yet Marketers Treat the Same?

By: Rick LaGore
May 3rd, 2017

If your email box is anything like mine it is getting populated with 3 to 5 emails a week from various freight companies telling us how easy it would be to sign up on their website to begin receiving competitive freight quotes at a press of a button, while also making track & trace a breeze.  

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Intermodal | truckload | ltl | flatbed | warehouse move | DC move

Warehouse Inventory Moves - There is Another Way

By: Rick LaGore
March 8th, 2017

Companies often find themselves staring down a warehouse / DC move because:

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