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Intermodal Is a Cost-Effective Alternative to Your 53' Capacity Requirements

InTek Freight & Logistics is a leader in the door-to-door domestic intermodal market, helping shippers with reliable 53' intermodal services that maximize freight capacity, minimize cost and bring sustainability to their supply chain. 

Take advantage of InTek's direct relationships with all Class I Railroads to get competitive pricing and best-in-class door-to-door intermodal service. Solve your 53' capacity challenges by converting or augmenting your truckload lanes with intermodal freight services.

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Key Advantages of Intermodal Over Truckload

Average of 10% to 15% Cost Savings

Capacity Solution for Constrained Truckload Lanes

More Visibility with Up-To-The-Minute Tracking

Truck-Competitive Transits

Enhanced Security

Decreases Highway Congestion

Improved Carbon Footprint

On top of the advantages of intermodal, there are both similarities and differences between intermodal and truckload. For shippers considering intermodal, understanding those differences is key to optimizing their supply chain cost and performance.

Eleven Differences Between Intermodal and Truckload Every Shipper Should Know

 

Learn About Intermodal and How It Can Be a Solution for Your Business

  • InTek has access to over 100,000 53' intermodal containers, plus thousands of 40' and 45' ISO containers for inland freight movements.
  • Our leading-edge technology makes the transition from truckload to intermodal simple with up-to-date tracking.
  • InTek offers surge, spot and committed pricing programs to provide intermodal capacity options for shippers of all sizes and all needs, including hazmat and temperature-controlled solutions.
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Tell us about your company's shipping needs, and we'll show you how intermodal can work for you.

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Intermodal Services

Temp Controlled Intermodal Service

InTek offers temperature-controlled intermodal services through both trailer on flatcar (TOFC) and container on flatcar (COFC). COFC reefer intermodal service opens up a whole new world for shippers that depend solely on truckload or TOFC intermodal for their temperature-controlled freight. COFC is a more cost effective alternative and equipment is on the high volume, capacity constrained lanes.

Domestic Intermodal Service Using 40' & 45' Ocean Containers

InTek's ocean container domestic service model is based on relocating empty surplus ocean carrier equipment back to or as close to port locations or areas of deficit. Our ocean carrier equipment partners provide an incentive to re-position their equipment. We use this incentive to provide competitive door-to-door intermodal services.

Transloading Rail & Intermodal

InTek Freight and Logistics offers transloading services for both import and export freight at the major U.S. ports. Our team can either perform inland movements via 53' domestic intermodal or truckload. As a result, shippers can better manage channel inventory needs at a reduced all-in cost.

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Intermodal Network Map

InTek Freight & Logistics has direct relationships with all of the North American class I railroads in the country. As a result of these relationships, InTek provides some of the most comprehensive 53' intermodal services in the industry, plus 20' and 40' options that many intermodal marketing companies (IMC's) cannot access.

Dry and temp controlled 53' COFC and TOFC options are available.

To learn more about the availability and strength of this network, take a look at our intermodal network map.

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Intermodal Cross-Border Shipping USA-Canada-Mexico

Domestic intermodal is more than 53' capacity for the lower 48 states. It is also 53' capacity for freight moving between the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Canadian cross-border freight operates similarly to the lower 48, but with additional paperwork and regulations associated around customs & tax declarations. Mexico has a few more need-to-knows stemming from security and liability coverage.  

Get more information about the ins and outs of cross-border intermodal, and see how InTek can help.

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Managed Transportation Services

Shippers of all sizes can advance their supply chain through InTek's customized managed logistics solutions that delivers a competitive advantage.  Intek has the flexibility to design an outsourced managed TM solution that will fit your specific requirements within almost any budget allowing you to focus your resources on what you do best.

 

TMS Technology Services

As a certified MercuryGate (MG) reseller, InTek helps those shippers looking to upgrade their transportation management software (TMS) to the MG cloud-based system or those wanting to optimize their current MG TMS platform; implement new functionality; integrate & test; or train its users.  Either way InTek has a solution for you.

Domestic Capacity Solutions

InTek leverages its 35,000 asset carrier base and direct relationships with the Class I railroads to help shippers access truckload, intermodal, LTL, expedited and rail boxcar capacity at competitive prices.  By combining domestic capacity solutions with InTek's other services allows shippers to bring all their logistics needs under one roof.

 

Cross Border and International Solutions

InTek handles freight moving cross-border between US, Canada and Mexico, along with international ocean and air services, which makes for a one-stop call for any shipper needing domestic and international capacity options.