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What is the state of new truck lead times?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Nov 22, 2021 11:13:31 AM

Eric Starks discusses the state of lead times for new trucks.

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Tags: Economy, inventory, supply chain, employment, orders, outlook, transportation, lead times

What is the current state of automotive inventories?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Nov 19, 2021 9:41:16 AM

Eric Starks discusses auto inventories vs. sales.

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Tags: Economy, inventory, supply chain, employment, orders, outlook, transportation

What is the current state of inventories?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Nov 18, 2021 11:03:06 AM

Eric Starks discusses the disparity between inventories and sales.

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Tags: Economy, inventory, supply chain, employment, orders, outlook, transportation

How much are retailers to blame for congestion issues?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Nov 5, 2021 11:32:30 AM

Eric Starks and Todd Tranausky discuss ongoing congestion and what part retailers are playing in it.

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Tags: intermodal, Rail, congestion, transportation, state of freight, retailers

Could we see a price drop in other raw materials like we saw with lumber?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Nov 4, 2021 12:41:03 PM

Eric Starks, Avery Vise and Todd Tranausky field a question about the price of raw materials during FTR's October State of Freight webinar.

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Tags: trucking, inflation, fuel, steel, transportation, state of freight, raw materials, lumber

When trucks are completed will there be enough drivers in the workforce to operate them?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Aug 11, 2021 11:50:09 AM

Todd Tranausky and Don Ake discuss persistent labor issues that have made it difficult to fill trucks with drivers.

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Tags: trucking, Drivers, supply chain, commercial vehicle, outlook, workforce

What magnitude of orders will we see when Class 8 order boards open up?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Aug 11, 2021 11:34:59 AM

Todd Tranausky and Don Ake discuss what level of influx of orders we could see when order boards open up for Class 8.

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Tags: trucking, supply chain, Class 8, commercial vehicle, outlook, order boards

How many vehicles are sitting partially completed because of delayed components?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Aug 9, 2021 12:52:19 PM

Todd Tranausky and Don Ake discuss trucks in the process of construction whose completion has been delayed by congested shipping.

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Tags: trucking, supply chain, commercial vehicle, outlook, shipping delays, red tag

What does 2022 and beyond have in store for the Class 8 market?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Aug 9, 2021 12:46:29 PM

Todd Tranausky and Don Ake look a little further into the future with regard to the Class 8 market.

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Tags: trucking, supply chain, Class 8, commercial vehicle, outlook

What is the current state of the flatbed market?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Aug 6, 2021 12:20:25 AM

Todd Tranausky and Don Ake discuss the state of the flatbed market.

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Tags: trucking, supply chain, commercial vehicle, outlook, flatbed

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