FTR Schedules State of Freight Webinar: Trucking Outlook in 2018

01.08.18 | FTR

FTR is offering a complimentary industry webinar exploring the trucking outlook for 2018. From freight demand, to capacity and prices, 2017 was a very good year for many carriers. Will it continue into 2018? Attendees will hear from FTR’s COO Jonathan Starks, and industry expert Avery Vise, as they discuss the key factors that will define trucking conditions in the coming year and address the prospects for individual industry segments. This webinar is scheduled for Thursday, January 11th, at 11 a.m. EDT.

Registration to attend is required prior to the webinar date and can be completed by clicking here:

Avery Vise, VP of Trucking Research at FTR, commented, "Trucking conditions have been positive for the last year. Like many of you, we expect ELDs to keep capacity tight, so our focus on the economy and overall freight conditions will help you assess how well carriers will be able to maintain their current strength in the marketplace."

Highlights include:

  •      Demand environment for carriers
  •      Outlook for trucking capacity
  •      The prospect for continued favorable pricing for carriers

This webinar contains 30 minutes of prepared material moderated by Eric Starks, Chairman and CEO of FTR. Q & A will occur after formal remarks.

Registration to attend is required prior to the webinar date and can be completed by clicking here:

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