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Combining the most reliable data in the industry with FTR's fundamental understanding of the commodities and freight that impact demand for equipment, the Boxcar Closer Look report is the definitive guide to understanding the fundamentals that will inevitably lead to the need for new cars in the market.
Expanded freight analysis to better analyze the fundamental demand for each car type.
A deeper dive into how commodities have strengthened or weakened their position at the car capacity level.
Analysis of changing shipment sizes over time amongst commodity groups moved by car type.
Retirement and delivery data at the monthly level, a level of detail simply not available elsewhere.
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