January 23, 2014 - Industry News
FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index conditions for November, at -6.0, continued to reflect a negative environment for shippers despite improving for the third straight month after hitting a low point in August.
Tags: FTR, SCI, Freight capacity
October 2, 2013 - Industry News
FTR's Shippers Conditions Index for July, with a reading of -8.3, was basically unchanged from the previous month reflecting relatively modest freight volume growth combined with some capacity constraints caused by new regulations.
April 23, 2013 - Industry News
FTR Associates’ Shippers Conditions Index for February fell over two points following a similar decline in January. The current reading of -9.5 reflects an expectation for increasingly difficult conditions for shippers as 2013 progresses, which is good news for trucking companies.
Tags: FTR, SCI
February 14, 2013 - Industry News
FTR Associates’ Shippers Conditions Index for December came in with a reading of -4.9 reflecting tightening capacity, which is expected to get significantly worse by mid-2013.
December 19, 2012 - Industry News
FTR Associates' Shippers Conditions Index for October improved month-over-month by nearly two points to a reading of -5.0, but FTR analysts predict the pendulum will soon swing back toward the carriers' side of the equation
Tags: Economy, FTR, SCI
November 19, 2012 - Industry News
FTR Associates' Shippers Conditions Index for September basically remained unchanged from August with a reading of 6.9, indicating stable but slightly tight truck capacity
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