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Shipping automotive - and auto parts - involves navigating tier one and tier two parts suppliers. Without a partner who knows the intricacies of the automotive supply chain, companies could be left…
- Facing possibly costly damages due to mispackaged or misloaded equipment
- Settling for uncertain, inexperienced freight carriers
- Unaware that intermodal options may be a fit
- Worrying about their cargo without a clear flow of information
At InTek, we understand that shipping automotive freight means ensuring vital parts & components - and the vehicles themselves - are moved quickly, economically and, most importantly, damage-free. Our dedicated experts know what it takes to make that happen on the rails or over the road - and you get communication and visibility every step of the way to ensure smooth delivery every time.
Automotive Freight By the Numbers
U.S. Auto Parts Manufacturing Revenue
Of New Cars & Trucks Purchased in the U.S. Travel by Train
Vehicles Produced in the U.S. Yearly
Just a Few of the Hundreds of Companies that Trust Us
Learn About the Automotive Supply Chain
The automotive supply chain is unique to the automobile industry, incorporating Tier 1, Tier 2 and even Tier 3 suppliers and the practice of just-in-time manufacturing. All these components eventually go to the OEM before new vehicles move to dealerships for sale.
Learn why automakers are especially at the mercy of transportation capacity and speed, and what it takes to keep the supply chain for cars and trucks moving smoothly.
Shipping Automotive Freight Requires Care
And intermodal transportation often has the unfair reputation of being a rough ride. Learn how to ensure intermodal loads, no matter how fragile, avoid damage from shifting around, vibrations or just a bumpy ride with our free Intermodal Weight & Damage Prevention eBook.
Get tips on proper blocking and bracing as well as other methods to ensure auto parts, vehicles and other sensitive freight are undamaged in transit as you learn to take the potential for damage seriously, and stop it in its tracks.
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