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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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Intermodal | truckload | diesel fuel price | intermodal spot rates | intermodal spot rate index trendlines

Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - June 25, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
June 25th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 0.4% over the prior week.  

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truckload | Managed Transportation Services | motor carrier | freight capacity | motor freight

Freight Motor Carrier Defined in 100 Words

By: Anna Young
June 23rd, 2019

Definition of a Motor Carrier A motor carrier is an asset-based trucking entity that transports property for compensation.  

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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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Intermodal | truckload | diesel fuel price | intermodal spot rates | intermodal spot rate index trendlines

Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - June 18 2019

By: Rick LaGore
June 19th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 0.6% over the prior week.  

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - June 12 2019

By: Rick LaGore
June 12th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 0.5% over prior week.  

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truckload | truckload rates | Freight Broker | logistics service provider | FTL | truckload broker

When to Use a Freight Broker in Your Logistics Strategy

By: Rick LaGore
June 9th, 2019

A common question for both large and small shippers is whether they should engage a freight broker to help them fulfill their freight and logistics requirements.  

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truckload | Freight Broker | expedited | Full-truckload

Truckload (FTL) Defined in 100 Words

By: Anna Young
June 9th, 2019

Definition of Truckload (FTL) Truckload (FTL) is the freight mode that shippers utilize when they require the full 53' space of a trailer for a shipment.

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truckload | truckload rates | FTL | Full-truckload

2019 Best Truckload Companies (And How to Choose)

By: Rick LaGore
June 5th, 2019

We talk with hundreds of shippers about truckload and truckload brokerage options every year in sales calls, blog discussions, social media and through our participation on leading industry panels sponsored by the TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association).  

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Intermodal | truckload | diesel fuel price | intermodal spot rates | intermodal spot rate index trendlines

Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - June 4, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
June 4th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market.

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Intermodal | truckload | intermodal transportation | logistics | truck freight | intermodal freight

Why Diversification of Truckload & Intermodal is Key to Logistics Success

By: Rick LaGore
March 19th, 2019

There is not a one-size-fits-all solution in life and that holds true for freight and logistics strategies.

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Intermodal | truckload | intermodal transportation | logistics | intermodal freight

Asset vs Non-Asset Intermodal Freight Providers: A Detailed Comparison

By: Rick LaGore
March 18th, 2019

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".  

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