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

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

By: Rick LaGore
December 27th, 2018

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

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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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

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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Intermodal | diesel fuel price | truckload | ltl | flatbed | Managed Transportation Services | inbound freight management

The Freight RFP Season Shaping up to be Challenging in 2017

By: Rick LaGore
August 22nd, 2017

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Intermodal | logistics | truckload | ltl | flatbed

Top Freight Brokerage Firms - Suntecktts #8

By: Rick LaGore
May 4th, 2017

The top 100 freight brokerage firms ranked by net revenue and compiled by Transport Topics. The rankings included a description of the types of freight handled for the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2016, unless otherwise noted, in North America.  Suntecktts is #8 on the listing, which InTek Freight & Logistics is an agency that operates within its network. 

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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

Sort by Value Instead of Price on Your Next Freight & Logistics Buy

By: Rick LaGore
April 17th, 2017

A recent blog from Seth Godin entitled 'Sort by Price is Lazy' got me thinking ...

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Intermodal | truckload | ltl | flatbed

Shippers NEED Contingency Planning in their Freight & Logistics Departments

By: Rick LaGore
March 22nd, 2017

Just this past week a large shipper informed us they made the decision to pull all freight providers out of their routing guide in favor of utilizing just one ... yes ... just one freight provider and we were not that one.  While a large shipper, it was not a big piece of our business, but it did make us think about contingency planning for all NVO and BCO shippers.

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flatbed | truckload | ltl | Intermodal | 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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How To's | truckload | Intermodal | ltl | expedited

10 Tips How to Select Best Freight Broker for Your Company

By: Rick LaGore
February 23rd, 2017

 

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