Subscription Services

FTR subscribers benefit from quantitative market intelligence, comprehensive analysis, key trends, and the most reliable forecast from the industry's foremost thought leaders on North American freight transportation.

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Equipment Focus

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.

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Freight Focus

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.

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State of Freight

FTR offers analysis and commentary on key issues and current events affecting the transportation industry through its State of Freight subscriptions.

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Intermodal Dash

The Intermodal Dash on the Intel•cast™ platform provides you with control over data critical to your business. View all of the essential information on the North American intermodal situation, including: volume trends by traffic lane, trends in equipment type and size, trends in imports and exports by port region and much more. 

FTR’s Intel•cast™ platform is a completely new way to view market analysis and forecasting data. Starting with the Intermodal Dash, each surface mode of transportation is being integrated into its own dashboard with market trends and both historical and outlook data. Each dashboard contains tabs with commentary, interactive graphs, as well as the downloadable reports and data files that are already standard.

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Closer Look: Railcar

The Closer Look Series combines AllTranstek’s rail equipment intelligence with FTR’s dynamic and award-winning forecasting model in a collaborative methodology to produce the industry’s most thorough and comprehensive rail equipment forecast and analysis. 

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Consulting and Research

FTR consulting and research provides a broad scope of products and services to assist our clients in making more informed decisions that impact their business. With our broad depth of talented professionals we are able to tackle complex and non-routine challenges that arise, delivering quality analysis and research specific to your needs.

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