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Key Transportation Issues



FTR's Senior Macro-Economist, Bill Witte, has won 10 awards since 2005, including Best Overall Forecast by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2012 & 2014.


Evidence-Based Outcomes: The FTR forecasting model, Freight•cast, is based on hard evidence and dynamic economic variables providing the most disciplined reporting and analysis. Freight•cast 
provides FTR subscribers reliable and accurate outlooks year after year, which support your own internal forecasting and planning. 

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Download samples of our subscription reports. From freight demand to system capacity to equipment production, FTR reports cover all aspects of freight transportation and have become the benchmark for many in the freight transportation industry.

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Summary Article from the Webinar

Rate pressure to persist through year's end
Manufacturing output, inventories stagnant, but regulatory challenges loom

by Kevin Jones, FleetOwner

Truckers should expect six to nine more months of downward pressure on rates, a leading transportation analyst suggests, but shippers should be cautious about aggressively pursuing cost reductions as a regulatory squeeze on capacity could outweigh a stagnant economy by mid-2017.

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State of Freight TODAY

The State of Freight TODAY is FTR's monthly eNewsletter with free commentary by FTR experts.

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