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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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Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

Pros and Cons of a Freight & Logistics 3PL Managed TMS Service

By: Rick LaGore
September 17th, 2020

The decision to outsource your logistics functions is not one to be made lightly, but a choice thousands of other companies have successfully executed.

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Logistics & Supply Chain | Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

SaaS TMS vs. Cloud TMS: What's the Difference & Which is Better for Your Company

By: Rick LaGore
September 7th, 2020

We talk with hundreds of transportation management software (TMS) system buyers every year.  

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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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Logistics & Supply Chain | Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

Top 12 TMS Implementation Best Practices to Prevent Failure

By: Rick LaGore
September 3rd, 2020

The cloud TMS evolution has not only brought capabilities that were unthinkable just a few years ago, but it has also opened up the opportunities of companies of all sizes to top ties systems that previously were off limits because of cost.

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Logistics & Supply Chain | Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Analysis Key to TMS Buying Selection Process

By: Rick LaGore
August 31st, 2020

It can be argued the transportation management software (TMS) system is the most important IT software platform companies need to drive a competitive advantage in their industry.  The reason for this thought is supply chain management has increasingly become far more complex and customers are demanding more. 

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Logistics & Supply Chain | Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

Top 6 Cloud TMS Implementation Challenges During COVID-19

By: Rick LaGore
August 27th, 2020

A top tier cloud transportation management software (TMS) system can be a game changer in  delivering a competition advantage for any company, but many businesses remain on the sidelines over concerns of an implementation during COVID-19.

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Logistics & Supply Chain | Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

Top 7 Remote Project Management TMS Implementation Essentials

By: Rick LaGore
August 25th, 2020

Implementing a transportation management software (TMS) system remotely can be challenging, no matter the business environment.

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Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

Should Your Company Purchase & Implement a TMS System During COVID-19?

By: Rick LaGore
August 22nd, 2020

The Tough Decision of Implementing a Transportation Management System During COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has left many shippers and logistics companies questioning whether it is prudent to continue to push forward with implementing a transportation management software (TMS) system or put the project on hold.  Each company has their own story, but they all have the same challenge of whether now is the “right” time for them.

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Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

Advantages of Outsourcing Your Freight Logistics to an LSP

By: Rick LaGore
July 7th, 2020

Outsourcing logistics services puts the day-to-day execution in the hands of trusted logistics experts that frees up a shipper's resources and capital to focus on their competitive advantage and growth.  According to a recent Armstrong & Associates report, ninety percent of Fortune 500 companies use third-party logistics providers (3PL) for outsourced logistics and supply chain services, which is a strong endorsement to the value in outsourcing to a logistics service provider (LSP).   

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Truckload | Freight Broker | Managed TMS | Logistics Service Provider

Top 20 Freight Brokerage Companies in 2020 (& How to Choose The Best)

By: Rick LaGore
February 5th, 2020

We talk with hundreds of shippers about their truckload capacity requirements.  In some cases, we provide guidance in modal conversion from truckload to intermodal, but many times truckload is the best fit for their lane, service and their freight characteristics.   

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Managed TMS | Transportation Management System

2020 Best Transportation Management System (TMS) Software Packages

By: Rick LaGore
February 5th, 2020

Managed transportation services continue to be the #1 topic we talk with shippers about as they look to optimize their supply chain performance against the challenging backdrop of rising freight rates, tight truck capacity, along with changing and more challenging customer requirements.

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