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InTek Freight and Logistics Blog

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

2022 Best Freight Audit & Pay Companies (and How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

Let’s face it, the freight audit and pay process is one of the least favorite tasks within the logistics industry.  One would think moving freight from anywhere in the country to anywhere in the country on any given day comes with challenges that would never approach paying a bill, but that is just not the case.  

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Top 20 Freight Brokerage Companies in 2022 (& How to Choose The Best)

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

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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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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2022 Best Managed Transportation Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

Managed transportation services is the #1 topic we talk with shippers about as they look to better manage their supply chain performance.  Surprisingly, there is very little information about how much managed transportation costs, who the largest providers of the service are in the market and what are all the options a shipper has with the types of services they can obtain through a managed transportation solution.  

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2022 Best Transportation Management System (TMS) Software Packages

By: Rick LaGore
November 22nd, 2021

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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Truckload | Intermodal Transportation | Logistics & Supply Chain | Freight Broker | Managed TMS | Transportation Management System | Logistics Service Provider

InTek Freight & Logistics Inc is 3rd Fastest Growing Company in 2021

By: Rick LaGore - CEO InTek Freight & Logistics
October 15th, 2021

InTek Freight & Logistics Inc. is Named 3rd Fastest Growing Privately Held Company in Indianapolis, Indiana InTek Freight and Logistics, Inc. is excited to announce it was the 3rd fastest growing privately held company in Indianapolis and surrounding counties, according to the Indianapolis Business Journal Annual FAST 25 list published October 15, 2021. The 242% growth ($39.8 million) was measured by revenue for the 3-year period between 2018 and 2020.

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Truckload | Logistics & Supply Chain | Managed TMS

Why Outsourcing Freight Management Improves Jobs, Not Causes You to Lose Them

By: Rick LaGore
December 13th, 2020

Today’s complex supply chain has companies operating in highly competitive markets - meeting customers where they are in their buying requirements. And it's elevated the need for businesses to employ the best possible logistics and supply chain strategies to get out of the daily firefighting of tracking, tracing and recovering inbound and outbound shipments. But getting to that essential market position takes time, talent and resources many companies do not have.

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Truckload | Logistics & Supply Chain | Managed TMS | Logistics Service Provider

Freight Management Service Solutions Help Mid-Sized Companies Compete

By: Rick LaGore
November 16th, 2020

Leading companies have been choosing to bring their supply chains to the forefront of their strategic initiatives because they understand a company's supply chain is more than the movement of goods from raw materials to finished goods for a transactional cost.  

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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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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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