Noël Perry Photo via FTR

Noël Perry Photo via FTR

FTR and have announced that Noël Perry, a partner at FTR, will lead the economic analysis for, assuming the role of chief economist for the load board and technology company.

Perry specializes in risk analysis in the transportation market and focuses on the underlying fundamentals of transport demand, operations, and competition. He will continue his industry analysis with FTR as one of its experts on transportation economics and as lead author of FTR’s State of Freight Insights.

“The expanded relationship between FTR and opens the door for even further insights into how trucking is evolving,” said Eric Starks, CEO of FTR. “This expanded partnership will give all of us, including those in the freight marketplace, a better understanding of how the dynamic relationship between supply and demand is affecting pricing and profitability.”

FTR and have partnered to provide spot market analysis through, which provides insights on spot market conditions, including rates, market pressure, and historical trending for freight transportation professionals.