Avery Vise Photo courtesy of FTR

Avery Vise Photo courtesy of FTR

FTR has appointed Avery Vise as its vice president, trucking research, responsible for the content of all trucking oriented reports, publications, and analyses.

Vise will also be tasked with developing relationships with customers, carriers, original equipment manufacturers, publications, suppliers, and financial groups for the transportation research analysis company.

“We are excited to have Avery join the FTR team. We have been looking to grow our internal research capabilities, and to focus on communicating this research more effectively to our customers and the industry,” said Eric Starks, chairman and CEO of FTR. “Avery’s experience as a transportation analyst and journalist makes him well qualified to lead this initiative.”

Vise has more than 30 years of experience in the transportation industry as a journalist, analyst, and researcher. He was most recently the president of TransComply, a firm that assists trucking operations with regulatory compliance and best practices in freight contracting.  Vise also was principal of TransAdvise, a firm that provided research, analysis, and consulting on the North American transportation market, duties that will now be done within FTR

Previously, he served as executive director of trucking research and analysis for Randall-Reilly from 2011 to 2013 and spent a decade as the chief editor of their Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ) magazine).