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).
Considering converting some of your truckload volume to intermodal or just adding intermodal into your logistics strategy for additional capacity? If so, we’re here to help. Our group handles both truckload and intermodal shipping for our customers, with our specialty being intermodal.
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.
The real estate phrase location, location and location is used to point out to buyers a home can increase or decrease in value due to its location. The reason for repeating the location three times is because location cannot be emphasized enough in real estate decisions.
The truckload marketplace is a highly fragmented market with 600,000 for-hire-carriers and 97% operate with fewer than 20 trucks.
The days of freight brokers operating with three phones and their hair on fire desperately looking for a carrier back haul is in the history books. Technology and capital is the reason for the change ... and might I add a very positive change for shippers in terms of the quality of service; transparency; multitude of logistics options available; competitive pricing; data mining and network analysis; and professionalism.
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.
Companies often find themselves staring down a warehouse / DC move because:
A freight broker is a company or individual who is a liaison between shippers and asset carriers. The broker tenders a shippers' freight to an asset carrier; manages the shipment from origin to destination; then invoices the shipper, with the necessary paperwork and pays the carrier.
While winter snow and sub-zero temperatures make it hard for most of us to imagine Spring is just around the corner, those in the nursery stock business are gearing up for their peak Spring season. From March 1 to June 1 nursery stock growers ship roughly 75% of their yearly sales. The annual surge can make it difficult to obtain cost competitive truckload capacity.