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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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Warehousing & Distribution | Transportation Management System

Warehouse Management System (WMS) Benefits & Importance to Shipping

By: Anna Young
August 19th, 2019

Definition of a Warehouse Management System (WMS) A Warehouse Management System (WMS) is essential to operating a warehouse and distribution center because of the efficiency and accuracy it brings to a shipper's supply chain.

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Logistics & Supply Chain | Warehousing & Distribution

What is a Drop Shipment and What Are the Benefits

By: Anna Young
July 28th, 2019

Definition of Drop Shipping  Drop shipping is when a seller ships its customers' orders direct from its supplier's warehouse.

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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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Warehousing & Distribution

Warehouse vs. Distribution Center Explained

By: Anna Young
July 21st, 2019

Just as logistics professionals use some industry terms interchangeably, the same misconception is found when using “warehouse” and “distribution center.” 

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Logistics & Supply Chain | Warehousing & Distribution

What is Omnichannel Distribution: Types and Challenges Explained

By: Anna Young
June 26th, 2019

Definition of Omnichannel Distribution:  Omnichannel distribution is a multichannel approach taken by companies to give customers a way to purchase and receive orders from several sales channels with one-touch seamless integration.  

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Logistics & Supply Chain | Warehousing & Distribution | Logistics Service Provider

Definition of Third Party Logistics Company (3PL) in 100 Words

By: Rick LaGore
June 12th, 2019

Definition of Third Party Logistics Company (3PL)  A third-party logistics company (3PL) offers outsourced logistics and supply chain service solutions for shippers.  A company can outsource all or just a portion of their logistics requirements.

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Warehousing & Distribution

Warehouse Yard Management Brings Cost Saving Opportunities

By: Rick LaGore
April 14th, 2017

Warehouse yard management is not given the attention and recognition it deserves within warehouse operations and is often thought of as a necessary evil fraught with liabilities, costs and maintenance.

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Truckload | Intermodal Transportation | LTL | Warehousing & Distribution

Warehouse Inventory Moves - There is Another Way

By: Rick LaGore
March 8th, 2017

Companies often find themselves staring down a warehouse / DC move because:

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