April 20, 2018 - Truck News
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Registration is open for the 2018 FTR Transportation Conference.
The FTR conference, now in its 14th year, is being
April 19, 2018 - Commercial Carrier Journal
CCJ‘s Indicators rounds up the latest reports on trucking business indicators on rates, freight, equipment, the economy and more.
FTR reports preliminary March trailer orders at 27,500, which reflect a typical seasonal decline, falling 16 percent from February. However, March’s trailer order
April 19, 2018 - Transport Topics Online
Carriers and shippers are adjusting to an environment where rising freight rates and a driver shortage are bumping up against an expected drop in capacity now that soft enforcement for truck drivers to record their on-duty status using electronic logging devices has ended, compelling the industry to work hard to prevent disruption in the movement of goods.
April 18, 2018 - Commercial Carrier Journal
on rates, freight, equipment, the economy and more.
With capacity constrained, freight demand climbing and rates humming, FTR says market
April 17, 2018 - JOC.com
Shippers gave railroads poor marks on its latest quarterly report card, a Cowen & Co. survey. More than 50 percent of shippers did not have a favorable review of service since January 1, as railroads struggled to handle the additional spillover freight from the US truck sector. Railroads blamed
April 17, 2018 - Logistics Management
should the economy kick into a higher gear. What’s more, FTR explained that while the first quarter is typically “a soft period for freight
April 17, 2018 - FreightWaves
Good Times Roll,' and the data is backing that up”
-Jonathan Starks COO FTR
In other news:
New Jersey could lose $631M in federal cash by
April 17, 2018 - Seeking Alpha
cash to move into trucking shares.
From FTR Transportation
In FTR Transportation Intelligence’s 2018 Trucking Outlook presentation the
April 17, 2018 - FreightWaves
survey. Shippers, though, remain concerned about service levels.
Carriers are in a different position. According to the latest FTR Trucking
April 17, 2018 - Fleet Owner
level spot rates, freight demand remains elevated, and the economy continues to grow at a good pace," said Jonathan Starks, COO at FTR. "If
April 17, 2018 - Wolf Street
Earlier in April, FTR Transportation Intelligence reported that in March, orders for North American Class 8 trucks had surged 103%
April 13, 2018 - Transport Topics Online
U.S. trailer orders in March pushed ahead, reaching 27,500, research firm FTR reported, calling it a “stout month for trailer orders.”
April 13, 2018 - Trailer Body Builders
FTR reports preliminary March trailer orders are at 27,500 units, which reflects a typical seasonal decline but still is historically strong
April 13, 2018 - Morningstar
on capacity, but that will be more of a factor this year.
According to trucking data specialist FTR, active truckload capacity utilization
April 12, 2018 - FreightWaves
FTR expects mid- to upper single digit growth YOY for international container volumes, and 10% growth above seasonal trends for intermodal
April 12, 2018 - Food Dive
has affected supply chains.
According to data from transportation consultant FTR, the trucking industry was short about 248,000 drivers at
April 11, 2018 - FreightWaves
now, new truck and trailer orders have been running at historic highs. Just last week, FTR reported that Class 8 orders for March hit 46,300
April 06, 2018 - Wall Street Journal
“Transportation providers and warehousers are doing what they have to do just to meet the demand,” said Avery Vise, an analyst at transportation research firm FTR. “They’re scrambling to fill positions that are needed just to keep the economy moving.”
April 05, 2018 - OEM Off-Highway
FTR Reports North American Class 8 Orders for March Third Highest Month on Record
April 05, 2018 - Wall Street Journal
Trucking companies ordered big rigs at a record pace in the first quarter, racing to meet growing demand in a red-hot U.S. freight market. Fleets ordered 133,900 heavy-duty trucks in the first three months of the year, nearly double the orders from the first quarter of 2017, analyst group FTR said