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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

What is the current state of driver employment?

Posted by Avery Vise on Nov 3, 2021 12:25:45 PM

Avery Vise gives an update on for-hire trucking jobs and driver hiring activity.

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Tags: Economy, trucking, employment, driver shortage, transportation, state of freight, driver supply, driver demand

What is the current state of truck utilization?

Posted by Avery Vise on Nov 2, 2021 2:07:22 PM

Avery Vise explains active truck utilization and gives an update on where things currently stand.

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Tags: Economy, trucking, active utilization, driver shortage, transportation, state of freight, driver supply, driver demand

What is the current state of the trucking spot market?

Posted by Avery Vise on Nov 1, 2021 12:20:15 PM

Avery Vise discusses developments in different segments of trucking spot metrics.

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Tags: Economy, trucking, spot market, transportation, flatbed, state of freight, dry van, refrigerated

What is the Trucking Conditions Index?

Posted by Avery Vise on Oct 28, 2021 3:24:18 PM

Avery Vise explains the Trucking Conditions Index in this excerpt from October's State of Freight webinar.

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Tags: Economy, trucking, transportation, state of freight, TCI, Trucking Conditions Index

What are risks to the outlook for intermodal?

Posted by Todd Tranausky on Oct 5, 2021 11:43:07 AM

Todd Tranausky discusses the outlook for intermodal and the factors that could affect it going forward.

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Tags: Economy, intermodal, Rail, outlook, transportation, state of freight

What are the current conditions for intermodal?

Posted by Todd Tranausky on Oct 1, 2021 11:18:14 AM

Todd Tranausky discusses the current conditions in the intermodal space.

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Tags: Economy, intermodal, Rail, outlook, transportation, state of freight

What is the current outlook for rail carload?

Posted by Todd Tranausky on Sep 30, 2021 12:26:07 PM

Todd Tranausky discusses what's ahead for rail carload.

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Tags: Economy, railcar, intermodal, carload, Rail, outlook, transportation, state of freight

What are the current conditions for rail carload?

Posted by Todd Tranausky on Sep 29, 2021 12:02:40 PM

Todd Tranausky discusses what's happening now in the rail carload space.

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Tags: Economy, railcar, intermodal, carload, Rail, transportation, state of freight

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