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Has Precision Scheduled Railroading made good on its promised improvements?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Jul 21, 2021 12:55:50 PM

Eric Starks and Todd Tranausky discuss what PSR has set out to achieve and which of those goals it has fulfilled.

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Tags: Economy, Rail, recovery, outlook, rail equipment, psr

What is the cause of the recent gondola shortage?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Jul 21, 2021 12:45:49 PM

Eric Starks and Todd Tranausky focus on the shortage of gondolas and what the underlying cause is.

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Tags: Economy, Rail, recovery, outlook, rail equipment, metals, gondola

How will a lull in auto production affect steel supply and pricing?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Jul 21, 2021 12:32:43 PM

Eric Starks and Todd Tranausky discuss auto production and what a shutdown will mean for steel.

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Tags: Economy, Rail, recovery, outlook, rail equipment, box cars, steel, auto production

Which freight markets are recovering best in 2021?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Jul 14, 2021 1:13:23 PM

Eric Starks and Todd Tranausky discuss which segments of the rail space are excelling at their return to normality.

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Tags: Economy, Rail, recovery, outlook, rail equipment

How is the economy affecting the rail space?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Jul 13, 2021 10:26:12 AM

Eric Starks discusses the current state of the U.S. economy and its influence on rail markets.

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Tags: Economy, Rail, outlook, rail equipment

Will the used truck market peak or continue to remain strong?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Jun 29, 2021 1:02:22 PM

Don Ake and Jonathan Starks discuss the future of the used trucks sector.

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Tags: trucking, CV Update, growth, used trucks

Why are we forecasting 2023 to be a peak year as opposed to continuing the growth of 2022?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Jun 29, 2021 12:41:29 PM

Don Ake and Jonathan Starks discuss the outlook for the next couple years, and how and why 2023 will be different from 2022.

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Tags: trucking, CV Update, peak year, growth

Is the trailer market seeing the same strong activity as the flatbed market?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Jun 28, 2021 12:03:28 PM

Don Ake and Jonathan Starks discuss the trailer segment as compared to flatbeds and housing.

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Tags: trucking, CV Update, trailer market, flatbed market

Could potential rising equipment costs affect the outlook for new vehicle demand?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Jun 24, 2021 12:33:28 PM

Don Ake and Jonathan Starks discuss how new vehicle demand could be affected by a hike in equipment costs, and indicators that may predict a change.

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Tags: trucking, CV Update, equipment costs, vehicle demand

Could ongoing issues in India affect the trailer industry?

Posted by The FTR Experts on Jun 24, 2021 12:21:18 PM

Don Ake and Jonathan Starks discuss how turmoil in India could affect the country's parts suppliers and the trailer industry as a whole.

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Tags: trucking, CV Update, trailer industry, India

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