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State of Freight is a series of publications from FTR, the leader in providing market intelligence and forecasting for the North American freight transportation industry. This podcast provides ongoing updates, and FTR expert commentary, on the issues that will affect your business the most. Subscribe to stay in the know with market updates on different modes of transportation, the monthly State of Freight TODAY, and so much more.For show downloads and to signup for more State of Freight content, go to www.FTRintel.com/podcast.

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State of Freight is a series of publications from FTR, the leader in providing market intelligence and forecasting for the North American freight transportation industry. This podcast provides ongoing updates, and FTR expert commentary, on the issues that will affect your business the most. Subscribe to stay in the know with market updates on different modes of transportation, the monthly State of Freight TODAY, and so much more.For show downloads and to signup for more State of Freight content, go to www.FTRintel.com/podcast.

    Rail Market Update - Week ending July 30, 2020

    Rail Market Update - Week ending July 30, 2020

    In this Rail Market Update: Intermodal volumes show strength, but is it sustainable; Service shows cracks at most carriers; Carload markets stable, but lack growth.

    • 24 min
    Trucking Market Update - Week ending July 31, 2020

    Trucking Market Update - Week ending July 31, 2020

    This week’s Trucking Market Update looks at some changes in the spot market for truck freight and lack thereof in the petroleum markets. And we talk about some mixed economic news, including a big announcement we were waiting for but didn’t really want to hear.

    • 19 min
    Trucking Market Update - Week ending July 24, 2020

    Trucking Market Update - Week ending July 24, 2020

    A solid week in the spot market for truck freight, a not-so-good week for unemployment, and encouraging economic indicators for freight.

    • 13 min
    Rail Market Update - Week ending July 17, 2020

    Rail Market Update - Week ending July 17, 2020

    Intermodal rally shows signs of weakening, Service remains strong even as headcount weakens, Carload volumes are stable, but not showing signs of growth

    • 19 min
    Trucking Market Update - Week ending July 17, 2020

    Trucking Market Update - Week ending July 17, 2020

    Spot market for truck freight is favorable, We review a not-so-good week for unemployment, Economic indicators for freight are encouraging. We review: industrial production, manufacturing, retail sales, inventories, and the Producer Price Index. Unprecedented growth in trade with Switzerland, which was even stronger in May than it was in April.

    • 20 min
    Q&A — Key Issues in Transportation

    Q&A — Key Issues in Transportation

    We follow up on unanswered questions from our Key Issues in Transportation webinar

    • 45 min

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