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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 - Aug 13, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
August 16th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 2.1% over the prior week.  

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - Aug 8, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
August 9th, 2019

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

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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 - July 30, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
July 30th, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index increased 0.3% over the prior week.  

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Intermodal Spot Rate Pricing Trendline Analysis - July 23, 2019

By: Rick LaGore
July 23rd, 2019

Weekly discussion and analysis on the trends in the intermodal spot rate market. The InTek intermodal spot rate index decreased 2.1% over the prior week.  

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truckload | ltl | LTL rates | nmfc codes | volume LTL quote

Definition of LTL Volume Shipment Rate Quotes

By: Rick LaGore
July 18th, 2019

Definition of Volume Shipment Rates Volume shipping quotes are used for LTL shipments that fall outside the normal less-than-truckload parameters, yet shipment is not large enough for a full truckload.

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InTek Freight & Logistics Receives 2019 Best of Indianapolis Award

By: Rick LaGore
July 8th, 2019

InTek Freight & Logistics has been selected for the 2019 Best of Indianapolis Award in the Logistics Service category by the Indianapolis Award Program.  This is the second consecutive year InTek has received this award.

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Intermodal | truckload | supply chain management | Freight Broker

Definition and Importance of Gross & Tare Weight in Logistics

By: Rick LaGore
July 5th, 2019

Understanding the difference between gross and tare weight is important when it comes to shipping via the freight modes of truckload or intermodal because of the various rules and regulations associated with weight on US roads.

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Validating Freight Carrier is Operating Legally: How-to & Why Important

By: Rick LaGore
July 4th, 2019

Why Validating Your Freight Carrier's Operating Authority and Saftey Rating is Important Hiring a motor carrier to operate for a shipper or freight broker is more than an exercise of sorting a spreadsheet to determine the lowest price freight service provider.  

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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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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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