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Equipment Focus

Rail Equipment Outlook - $11,000

Whether you are buying or building new railcars, companies need to be able to identify trends and turn those into opportunities for growth in the market. Only FTR combines a strong understanding of freight demand with expertise in railcar equipment to produce the most comprehensive outlook available.

Annual Subscription, Published Quarterly


Truck & Trailer Outlook - $9,900

Anyone who has been in the commercial vehicle market knows that it endures large swings in production. Knowing how to understand and manage this risk is essential for suppliers preparations. FTR doesn't just give you the most up-to-date numbers, but also provides independent analysis to help you understand the risks and opportunities available in the market.

Annual Subscription, Published Monthly


Equipment Focus Bundle - $17,900

FTR's Equipment Focus Bundle provides data and analysis for the manufacture of components for commercial vehicle trucks, trailers and railcars. The bundle includes access to our Truck & Trailer Outlook, Rail Equipment Outlook and all databases, and provides at least 10% savings off the total cost.

Annual Subscription, Published Monthly & Quarterly


Freight Focus

Trucking Update [Premium] - $2,495

American truck fleets operate in a competitive yet fragmented market where obtaining comprehensive and timely market insights are difficult. Understanding current trends and identifying future opportunities is essential. The Trucking Update is your monthly source for independent analysis. FTR's unique measurement of truck freight gives you a more complete overview of the US truck market.

Annual Subscription, Published Monthly


Shippers Update - $2,495

Essential Outlooks for Shippers on Freight Volumes, Transport Costs, and Capacity

Include freight transportation as part of your company's strategic discussion. Only FTR connects the dots between the U.S. macro economy and the micro economies of freight transportation, and provides outlooks for where trucking, rail, and intermodal are headed. This data and analysis helps you answer questions such as:

  • What is the overall state of freight demand?
  • From energy to construction, capacity can shift quickly away from sectors, could your business be affected? 
  • What are the effects of impending regulations?
  • What is the fuel pricing situation, and how might it affect your company's transportation budget?
  • We are approaching the longest recovery in modern U.S. history. Are there any bubbles in the macro economy? What are the risks which could trigger a recession?

Annual Subscription; Published Monthly


Rail Update [Premium] - $2,495

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.

Annual Subscription, Published Monthly


Freight Focus Bundle [Premium] - $11,240

FTR's Freight Focus Bundle + Databases provides comprehensive coverage of the North American heavy freight market. The bundle includes access to all our freight focused publications and databases and provides at least 10% savings off the total cost.

Annual Subscription, Published Monthly


Intermodal Dash - Standard - $4,500

Identifying Opportunities for Growth through the Intermodal Dash on the Intel•cast™ platform.

Companies involved in intermodal need to be able to readily identify where growth is occurring and what type of equipment is moving. FTR's Intermodal Dash on the Intel•cast™ platform provides hard data and the concise analysis within an interactive format that allows you to quickly get the precise business intelligence you need most.

Interactive Dashboard on the Intel•cast™ Platform


Closer Look: Railcar

Closer Look: Covered Hoppers - $5,500

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

Will frac sand continue to drive production of new cars for the Covered Hopper fleet? What is the outlook for grain car and plastic pellet Covered Hopper demand? Gain insight by car type segment in the industry's leading market forecast report.

Published Annually

Note: Save $300 off of each additional report you purchase in the Closer Look Series. Please contact Helen Lile at hlile@ftrintel.com or (888) 988.1699, ext. 1 to obtain a Promotion Code for ordering.


Closer Look: Open Top Hoppers - $5,500

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

Unsure what to do with your Open Top Hopper investments in a depressed market that doesn't seem to have an end? The Open Top Hopper Report can help answer your questions.

Published Annually

Note: Save $300 off of each additional report you purchase in the Closer Look Series. Please contact Helen Lile at hlile@ftrintel.com or (888) 988.1699, ext. 1 to obtain a Promotion Code for ordering.


Closer Look: Gondolas - $5,500

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

Learn where new investment is expected to take place for the Gondola fleet, and how this fleet’s demographics are responding to the new world of coal and steel shipping. The industry's leading market forecast report examines each car type segment's outlook.

Published Annually

Note: Save $300 off of each additional report you purchase in the Closer Look Series. Please contact Helen Lile at hlile@ftrintel.com or (888) 988.1699, ext. 1 to obtain a Promotion Code for ordering.


Closer Look: Box Cars - $5,500

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

Learn how the Box Car fleet demographics are changing with limited new investment, and learn where new investment is expected to take place for the future.

Published Annually

Note: Save $300 off of each additional report you purchase in the Closer Look Series. Please contact Helen Lile at hlile@ftrintel.com or (888) 988.1699, ext. 1 to obtain a Promotion Code for ordering.


Closer Look: Flat Cars - $5,500

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

Learn about the ownership trends in this car type, and the expectations for new investment across the various sub-segments of the Flat Car fleet.

Published Annually

Note: Save $300 off of each additional report you purchase in the Closer Look Series. Please contact Helen Lile at hlile@ftrintel.com or (888) 988.1699, ext. 1 to obtain a Promotion Code for ordering.


Closer Look: Tank Cars - $5,500

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

In the 2018 report, gain insight by car type segment: validate your views surrounding Large Pressure Tank Cars and the impact on Large General Purpose Tank Cars due to new regulations.

Published Annually

Note: Save $300 off of each additional report you purchase in the Closer Look Series. Please contact Helen Lile at hlile@ftrintel.com or (888) 988.1699, ext. 1 to obtain a Promotion Code for ordering.


Closer Look: Full Series - $24,000

At FTR we realize that companies are always searching for ways to invest in their future, and recognize that planning for growth requires an exceptional understanding of the historical, current, and future marketplace.

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

True to its name, the Closer Look Series scrutinizes the current railcar market with respect to freight transportation across all car types in order to provide the most advanced analytics available in the rail industry. With a wealth of institutional knowledge and data, FTR and AllTranstek combine our efforts and industry expertise to provide the most complete annual update on trends in the North American Railcar Fleet.

Published Annually (6 Reports)


Consulting and Research

Customized Services, Databases & Reports

Everything that we do is designed to enhance your business. Not only is our data the best in the industry, but our ability to serve you is unmatched. FTR’s services are top notch and you will discover that we offer significant savings over comparable forecasting services. Many of our customers have special requirements and request that we customize a service for them. Contact us for more information.