FTR covers the North American heavy freight market with a suite of data and business strategy-oriented publications. Industry leading shippers, carriers, brokers, 3PLs, railroads, and financial institutions trust FTR to make sense of the dynamic and rapidly evolving freight transportation markets.
FTR's Best-in-Class status gives you the confidence to not only plan for the future, but communicate and defend your plans and forecasts to the C-Suite.
Essential Outlooks for Intermodal on Freight Volume, Equipment Type, and Lanes
Companies involved in intermodal need to be able to readily identify where growth is occurring and what type of equipment is moving. The Intermodal Update provides the hard data and the concise analysis needed. Our unique outlook by equipment type gives you the ability to identify opportunities for your business.
Essential Outlooks for Shippers on Freight Volumes, Transport Costs, and Capacity
The Shippers Update provides a comprehensive, multi-modal view of U.S. freight transportation. Shippers are now experiencing the first sustained period of favorable conditions since 2009. Slow industrial growth and adequate capacity in all modes are combining to create this situation. However, this favorable period will not last and we expect conditions to deteriorate from a shipper standpoint as economic volatility increases and the regulatory agenda is implemented. Only FTR quantifies the regulatory impact on shipper economics and gives clear expectations about the future.
Essential Outlooks for Carriers on Capacity, Pricing, Driver Supply, and Freight Volumes
The Trucking Update is your monthly source for independent truck market analysis. FTR's unique and industry leading measurement and forecasting tools for truck freight give you an in-depth picture of the US trucking market. FTR helps transportation professionals like you plan their forecasts, and gives you the confidence to communicate and defend your forecasts to the C-Suite.
Essential Outlooks for Rail on Capacity Utilization, Rates and U.S. Carloadings
Those in the rail industry have large amounts of data available to them. What they need is help in identifying the key components which drive trends and translating those into a concrete outlook of growth in the market. FTR’s unique work in understanding and forecasting the total transportation industry helps give our clients insights into rail’s potential.
"...So much data, when it comes to your desk, has to answer 'so what does it mean to me?' and FTR does that..."
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