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Temperature-Controlled Intermodal and OTR

Take advantage of temperature-controlled intermodal capacity & savings or utilize over-the-road options.

Save on temperature-controlled shipping with intermodal

It may surprise many shippers that temperature-controlled intermodal is a viable option for capacity at a reduced cost, primarily using container on a flat car - COFC - service. Find out how InTek can help you tap in to temp-controlled intermodal with COFC (and trailer on a flat car - TOFC) options.

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Reefer intermodal containers have roughly two to three times the capacity of the tanks on reefer units typically found on trucks.  Refrigerated intermodal containers offer 24/7 satellite tracking; internal temperature monitoring; and the ability to remotely change the temperature of the containers in transit. And investments into cold-chain facilities ensure your temperature-controlled shipments stay that way from door to door.

Temp-Controlled COFC Container Specs:

Interior of temp-controlled intermodal COFC container

Loadable Interior Dimensions
Length: 605.00 inches
Width: 97.25 inches
Height: 97.50 inches (chute clearance height)
Load Weight Limit
42,500 lbs
Pallet Spaces (40”L X 48”W)
30 single-stacked or 60 double-stacked
Pallet Spaces (48”L X 48”W)
24 single-stacked or 48 double-stacked

 

InTek Has Both Slim-Line and Traditional Reefer Intermodal Freight Container Capacity

slimline intermodal reefer container

InTek also offers over-the-road (OTR) temp-controlled transportation capacity

Over-the-Road Temperature-Controlled Freight

While we focus on intermodal, we can handle temperature-controlled needs via truckload and LTL as well, because sometimes, you need options. Whether frozen, perishable, pharmaceutical, chemical or any other commodity requiring sophisticated temperature protection, our broad knowledge across intermodal, truckload and LTL will ensure best solution for you at the least cost.

InTek delivers the service you can trust, as we understand the technical requirements to properly transport temperature-controlled freight has little margin for error. Our extensive carrier base, along with a powerful TMS, provides shippers full transparency of the shipment from pickup to final delivery at competitive prices. 

Learn more about temperature-controlled shipping in video form:

 

For more about intermodal, a couple of blogs offer additional insight:

The Cost of Intermodal Transportation Services (Rates, Fees & Variables) 

11 Differences Between Intermodal and Truckload Every Shipper Should Know.

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.