Freight Focus

Download samples of our freight focused subscription services. 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.


Shippers Update

All the essential information shippers need on freight volumes, capacity, transport costs, shippers conditions, and much more. 

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Trucking Update

Focuses on near-term freight volumes, truck utilization, pricing, driver supply, trucker economics and much more.

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Rail Update

Provides near-term U.S. carloadings and intermodal outlook for the rail industry along with a quick overview of the current U.S. rail freight environment and much more.

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Intermodal Service

Gives you all 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.

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Equipment Focus

Download samples of our equipment focused subscription services. FTR 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.



Truck & Trailer Outlook

This monthly report gives you the best N.A. commercial vehicle equipment forecast in the industry. Each report covers specific detail and forecasts for North American Class 8 Truck, Trailers by type, Medium Duty (Classes 4-7), and the overall trucking environment. 

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Rail Equipment Outlook

This quarterly report gives you all the essential information you need whether you are buying or building new railcars. Each report covers forecasts for equipment deliveries, provides detailed unit forecast by cartype, and a 5 year forecast with near term quarterly breakdowns.

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Closer Look: Rail

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. The Closer Look Series is comprised of six individual reports covering each of the six major car types.

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 Covered Hoppers      Tank Cars      Gondolas  

 Open Top Hoppers     Box Cars     Flat Cars