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Todd Tranausky

Todd Tranausky is FTR’s vice president of rail and intermodal, joining the firm in January 2018. In that role, he oversees and participates in the firm’s forecasting and production of all its rail and intermodal products, including within the rail equipment space. He is integrally involved in the Rail Update and Intermodal monthly services as well as the quarterly Rail Equipment Outlook and annual deep dive Closer Look reports that examine the major car types that are the workhorses of the rail industry. He previously was Argus’ North American transportation editor, responsible for overseeing the quality of Argus’ existing transportation reports and leading the company’s new product development in this area. 

A Philadelphia native and diehard Philadelphia sports fan, he graduated from Temple University with dual degrees in history and journalism, Todd has also worked as a sports reporter covering double-A baseball in New Jersey before joining Argus.

Connect with Todd

Below, you'll find my contact information to reach out to me directly.

If you're interested in learning more about what I do for FTR, the links to the right contain samples of my work.  I'd love to chat further about how we deliver data that drives better decisions, don't hesitate to reach out!


Phone: 888.988.1699 x58
Email: Ttranausky@ftrintel.com
Social Media:Connect on LinkedIn

State of Freight Today Rail Podcast


Updated each week on Thursday, the State of Freight Rail Podcast provides my commentary on changes in the rail carload market and other key metrics.

Listen to the latest episode

FTR Rail Update

Paid Service

A monthly service to which I contribute in addition to the FTR Freight•cast™ forecasting methodology to provide valuable forecasts and insights helping our clients make more informed strategic decisions.

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FTR Rail Closer Looks

Paid Service

An annual service combining the power of the FTR Freight•cast™ methodology with the industry standard data from RailInc's Umler system and the STB Waybill data.  Covering each major car type, it's truly one of the deepest dives into market sizing we can produce.

Download a sample here! 

Speaking Engagements

Paid Service

I present frequently at company and industry events where a rail and economic forecast would be beneficial for the audience.

I'm available for:

  • Webinars
  • Live speaking events
  • Industry panels
  • Moderator
  • Podcast guest
  • Board room meetings

Email me if interested and I can connect you to our Speaking Events Manager.

Future Speaking Engagements