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State of Freight INSIGHTS, featuring Noel Perry

State of Freight INSIGHTS, featuring Noel Perry

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Esteemed transportation economist Noël Perry provides commentary and analysis on key issues in transport economics and what they mean for decision makers in the North American heavy freight market. This report was formerly titled Transportation Fundamentals.



Insights From The Nation’s Premier Transportation Economist

In this monthly report Noël Perry addresses the underlying fundamentals that drive the North American freight transportation system. From economic and freight outlooks to productivity trends and modal share dynamics, Noël’s diverse and in-depth research provides the kind of analytical rigor seldom found in competing publications. A prominent figure around the industry, Noël brings to this task 40 years of relevant experience, ranging from the loading dock to the corporate board room.

EACH ISSUE CONTAINS ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING TOPICS

  • The influence of the economy on transportation (volume, prices, capacity)
  • Management decision making
  • The meaning of industry statistics
  • Freight and purchase cycle dynamics
  • Trends in productivity
  • Driver labor

Here is what prominent industry figures say about Noël's work:

John Larkin, Managing Director, Stifel Nicolaus Transportation & Logistics Research Group: "Mr. Perry has established himself as one of a select few who understand the rapidly changing dynamics within our nation’s freight transportation industry."

John Anderson, Big Wheel Partners: "I've been a colleague of Noёl Perry for over 10 years and have used his wide range of market research, insights and analysis in my transportation businesses ranging from railroads, trucking firms, intermodal transportation, and logistics. He provides a much needed candor and rigor not often found in the analyst and consultant ranks."

Scott Arves, President, Transport America: "I have been privileged to have Noёl's keen insights… He possesses a rare blend of great technical analytical capabilities and the strategic, specifically, what is the relevant data saying and what are the strategic short and long term implications."


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