30 episodes

State of Freight is a series of industry resources from FTR, the leader in market intelligence and forecasting for the North American freight transportation industry. FTR podcasts provide updates for the Trucking and Rail markets, as well as the broader economy. Each podcast includes a slide deck of graphs that can be used in presentations or for internal analysis. 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 industry resources from FTR, the leader in market intelligence and forecasting for the North American freight transportation industry. FTR podcasts provide updates for the Trucking and Rail markets, as well as the broader economy. Each podcast includes a slide deck of graphs that can be used in presentations or for internal analysis. For show downloads and to signup for more State of Freight content, go to www.FTRintel.com/podcast.

    Rail Market Update - Week ending July 23, 2021

    Rail Market Update - Week ending July 23, 2021

    In this Rail Market Update: 
    Volumes did not bounce back as quickly as expected in some commodity groups.Intermodal could be pressured going forward by ramp and lane closures.The Rail Market Update is hosted by FTR’s Vice President of Rail & Intermodal, Todd Tranausky. As this information is presented, you are welcome to follow along and look at the graphs and indicators yourself by downloading the PDF of the presentation.

    Download the PDF: https://freight.ftrintel.com/podcast/ru104
    Support the show (http://www.FTRintel.com/podcast)

    • 18 min
    Trucking Market Update - Week beginning July 19, 2021

    Trucking Market Update - Week beginning July 19, 2021

    In this week’s Trucking Market Update we recap surprisingly week data in the spot market for truck freight and some rather encouraging developments in the fuel markets. Plus, we look at how production struggles in the automotive sector are casting a giant shadow in the areas of industrial production, manufacturing, retail sales, and inflation.

    The Trucking Market Update is hosted by FTR’s Vice President of Trucking, Avery Vise. As this information is presented, you are welcome to follow along and look at the graphs and indicators yourself by downloading the presentation.

    Download the PDF or PowerPoint: https://freight.ftrintel.com/podcast/tu121
    Support the show (http://www.FTRintel.com/podcast)

    • 16 min
    Rail Market Update - Week ending July 16, 2021

    Rail Market Update - Week ending July 16, 2021

    In this Rail Market Update: 
    July 4th holiday pressures carload and intermodal weaker across the board.Volumes should bounce back quickly as there remains significant freight pressure in the system.The Rail Market Update is hosted by FTR’s Vice President of Rail & Intermodal, Todd Tranausky. As this information is presented, you are welcome to follow along and look at the graphs and indicators yourself by downloading the PDF of the presentation.

    Download the PDF: https://freight.ftrintel.com/podcast/ru103
    Support the show (http://www.FTRintel.com/podcast)

    • 15 min
    Trucking Market Update - Week beginning July 12, 2021

    Trucking Market Update - Week beginning July 12, 2021

    In this week’s Trucking Market Update we review job openings and sales in the wholesale sector. Plus, we recap the latest data on the spot market for truck freight, diesel prices, and unemployment benefits.

    The Trucking Market Update is hosted by FTR’s Vice President of Trucking, Avery Vise. As this information is presented, you are welcome to follow along and look at the graphs and indicators yourself by downloading the presentation.

    Download the PDF or PowerPoint: https://freight.ftrintel.com/podcast/tu120
    Support the show (http://www.FTRintel.com/podcast)

    • 15 min
    Rail Market Update - Week ending July 9, 2021

    Rail Market Update - Week ending July 9, 2021

    In this Rail Market Update: 
    Intermodal taking a breather before the peak season surge comes in August.Carload holds onto slow losses as most sectors take a breather at the summer’s halfway pole. The Rail Market Update is hosted by FTR’s Vice President of Rail & Intermodal, Todd Tranausky. As this information is presented, you are welcome to follow along and look at the graphs and indicators yourself by downloading the PDF of the presentation.

    Download the PDF: https://freight.ftrintel.com/podcast/ru102
    Support the show (http://www.FTRintel.com/podcast)

    • 21 min
    Trucking Market Update - Week beginning July 5, 2021

    Trucking Market Update - Week beginning July 5, 2021

    In this week’s Trucking Market Update we review the latest employment situation report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and discuss the number of new trucking companies authorized in June. Plus, we recap the latest data on the spot market for truck freight, diesel prices, and unemployment benefits and update activity related to motor carrier legislation in Congress.

    The Trucking Market Update is hosted by FTR’s Vice President of Trucking, Avery Vise. As this information is presented, you are welcome to follow along and look at the graphs and indicators yourself by downloading the presentation.

    Download the PDF or PowerPoint: https://freight.ftrintel.com/podcast/tu119
    Support the show (http://www.FTRintel.com/podcast)

    • 20 min

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Best macro discussion on freight

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