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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    • 4.6 • 14 Ratings

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.

    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning May 20, 2024

    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning May 20, 2024

    In this week’s episode of FTR’s Trucking Market Update podcast, we explore what the International Roadcheck roadside inspection event meant for the spot market in trucking and address a notable change in diesel prices. Plus, we discuss several key economic indicators in the industrial, consumer, and housing sectors .Download a PDF with graphics related to this discussion at: https://ftrintel.com/trucking-podcast Support the Show.

    • 19 min
    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning May 13, 2024

    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning May 13, 2024

    In this week’s episode of FTR’s Trucking Market Update podcast, we review the latest data concerning the level of CDL hiring in the U.S. and discuss several economic indicators concerning the wholesale sector, international trade, and business formation in transportation and warehousing. Plus, we recap the week in diesel prices and the spot market for truck freight in advance of a near-certain increase in spot rates due to International Roadcheck. Download a PDF with graphics related to this ...

    • 19 min
    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning May 6, 2024

    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning May 6, 2024

    In this week’s episode of FTR’s Trucking Market Update podcast, we dig into payroll employment in trucking and changes in the for-hire carrier population in April. Plus, we look at the broader labor market and recap the week in diesel prices and the spot market for truck freight, including a big move in spot rates for one equipment type. Download a PDF with graphics related to this discussion at: https://ftrintel.com/trucking-podcast Support the Show.

    • 23 min
    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning April 30, 2024

    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning April 30, 2024

    In this week’s episode of FTR’s Trucking Market Update podcast, we discuss consumer spending, a significant revision in inventory figures, new orders for durable manufactured goods, and sales of new homes. Plus, we address the U.S. economy and the economy linked to freight transportation during the first quarter and recap the week for diesel prices and the spot market for truck freight.Download a PDF with graphics related to this discussion at: https://ftrintel.com/trucking-podcast Suppo...

    • 16 min
    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning April 22, 2024

    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning April 22, 2024

    In this week’s episode of FTR’s Trucking Market Update podcast, we dig into some key indicators of the housing sector and review industrial production, which showed significant strength in one specific area. Plus, we recap the week in diesel prices and the spot market for truck freight.Support the Show.

    • 13 min
    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning April 15, 2024

    Trucking Market Update - Week Beginning April 15, 2024

    In this week’s episode of FTR’s Trucking Market Update podcast, we review retail sales, inventories, inflation for consumers and within the supply chain, and business applications in transportation and warehousing. Plus, we recap the week in diesel prices and the spot market for truck freight as usual.Support the Show.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Sobrenome5678 ,

Best macro discussion on freight

This is the best podcast to understand the freight market.

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