FTR has been forecasting demand for commercial vehicle and railcar since its formation over twenty years ago and is considered the premier forecasting firm for the transportation equipment markets.
Equipment professionals apply FTR's industry leading indicators and forecasts to their internal planning, forecasting, and market analysis. FTR gives you the confidence to not only plan for the future, but communicate and defend your plans and forecasts to the C-Suite.
Anyone who has been in the commercial vehicle market knows that it endures large swings in production. Knowing how to understand and manage this risk is essential for suppliers preparations. FTR doesn't just give you the most up-to-date numbers, but also provides independent analysis to help you understand the risks and opportunities available in the market.
Whether you are buying or building new railcars, companies need to be able to identify trends and turn those into opportunities for growth in the market. Only FTR combines a strong understanding of freight demand with expertise in railcar equipment to produce the most comprehensive outlook available.
FTR's Equipment Focus Bundle provides data and analysis for the manufacture of components for commercial vehicle trucks, trailers and railcars. The bundle includes access to our Truck & Trailer Outlook, Rail Equipment Outlook and all databases, and provides at least 10% savings off the total cost.