Paper shippers focused on capacity

Paper shippers focused on finding solutions to the tight capacity in the rail and trucking sectors dominated the TAPPI Shipping, Warehousing, and Receiving Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, earlier this month. Shippers across the board said they were searching for capacity solutions given the increasing pricing and limited availability of capacity. Truck and rail logistics… Read More »

Inflation Remains Flat – Oil Prices Up

Welcome to FTR’s “Monday Morning Coffee “ blog. The following article is designed to keep busy executives up to date with the latest economic data releases. Released every Monday, this blog promises to keep our clientele updated with the latest weekly economic news and developments, highlighting its impact on the transportation, freight, and equipment markets.… Read More »

Trans4Cast: Continued Strength in Economic Data

Continued Strength in Economic Data Anyone in the business of forecasting, supply chain management, trucking or logistics have been wondering when we were going to see a peak to this mountain of positive economic data we’ve been seeing dating back to late 2017. We’re experiencing capacity constraints like never before and the Market Demand Index… Read More »

Outlooks Remain Generally Optimistic Across the Board

Welcome to FTR’s “Monday Morning Coffee “ blog. The following article is designed to keep busy executives up to date with the latest economic data releases. Released every Monday, this blog promises to keep our clientele updated with the latest weekly economic news and developments, highlighting its impact on the transportation, freight, and equipment markets.… Read More »

There Are Some Upside Potential Due to the Tax Cuts and Fiscal Stimulus

Welcome to FTR’s “Monday Morning Coffee “ blog. The following article is designed to keep busy executives up to date with the latest economic data releases. Released every Monday, this blog promises to keep our clientele updated with the latest weekly economic news and developments, highlighting its impact on the transportation, freight, and equipment markets.… Read More »

U.S. – China trade is one of the lynch-pins of the global economy

Welcome to FTR’s “Monday Morning Coffee “ blog. The following article is designed to keep busy executives up to date with the latest economic data releases. Released every Monday, this blog promises to keep our clientele updated with the latest weekly economic news and developments, highlighting its impact on the transportation, freight, and equipment markets.… Read More »