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.
Trucking Market Update - Week beginning February 22, 2021
This week’s Trucking Market Update reviews a nearly unfathomable week in the spot market and another extraordinary week for diesel prices. Plus, we briefly recap some key economic indicators before marking our 100th episode with a conversation with FTR Chairman & CEO Eric Starks about the state of the supply chain.
Rail Market Update - Week ending February 19, 2021
Intermodal volumes move weaker in the last few weeks and could be poised for more pain in the weeks ahead; Carload volumes struggle in response to weather-related disruptions over the last few weeks; not out of the woods yet.
Trucking Market Update - Week beginning February 15, 2021
Description: Trucking Market Update has 99 episodes, and this is one. This week’s podcast looks at just your typical, run-of-the-mill record-setting week in the spot market for truck freight and at also what’s happening with diesel prices. Plus, we review the unemployment situation and job openings.
Trucking Market Update - Week beginning February 8, 2021
This week’s Trucking Market Update digs into the payroll jobs data for January, including something that hasn’t happened in trucking employment since April. Plus, we recap another record week in the spot market and a big move in diesel prices – spoiler alert: You probably won’t like it.
Trucking Market Update - Week beginning February 1, 2021
This week’s Trucking Market Update recaps a record-setting week in the spot market for truck freight. Plus, we review the economy’s performance in the fourth quarter of 2020; consumer income and spending for December and all of 2020; and the latest figures on manufacturing orders, international trade, and the sales of new homes.
Trucking Market Update - Week beginning January 25, 2021
This week’s Trucking Market Update discusses a few of the Biden administration’s first actions related to regulatory policy. We also review the latest weekly data on the spot market, diesel prices, and unemployment benefits and examine two key metrics about the housing market – residential construction and sales of existing homes.
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