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Freight Economy Q3 Rebound Outpaces General Economy
Indicators Point to Strengthening Trucking Market
ATA Truck Tonnage Index Slightly Dropped in May, Still Far Below 2019 Numbers
FTR: March TCI Previews the Industry’s Worst Quarter Ever
Comcar Files for Chapter 11, Selling Off Assets

Comcar Files for Chapter 11, Selling Off Assets

Comcar Industries, the parent company for five national truck transportation and related services businesses, has announced its intent to sell its various operating companies, recently filling for Chapter 11 protection to facilitate these sales.

May 18, 2020

FTR: Don't Look for Positive Trucking Conditions Again Until 2021

FTR: Don't Look for Positive Trucking Conditions Again Until 2021

According to FTR’s projections for its Trucking Conditions Index, a combination of drastic declines in freight volumes, utilization, and rates due to the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to the worst overall trucking conditions on record during the second quarter of this year.

April 17, 2020

ATA President, Trucking CEOs Added to White House Economic Revival Group

ATA President, Trucking CEOs Added to White House Economic Revival Group

A group consisting of American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear and CEOs from four major trucking companies have been selected to join President Trump’s Great American Economic Revival initiative, which is convening bipartisan groups of industry leaders from across all sectors of the U.S. economy.

April 15, 2020

FTR: COVID-19 Crisis to Take Toll on Trucking, Economy
FTR: Freight Conditions Ticked Upward as 2019 Wound Down
Intermodal Finishes 2019 Behind Previous Year

Intermodal Finishes 2019 Behind Previous Year

According to the Intermodal Association of North America's Intermodal Market Trends and Statistics report, total intermodal volumes dropped 7.4% year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2019.

February 6, 2020

Economists: Economic Conditions will Soften, but not Break, in 2020
GDS Express Files for Bankruptcy, Cites Lack of Credit

GDS Express Files for Bankruptcy, Cites Lack of Credit

After closing without notice in early December, Akron, Ohio-based GDS Express has filed for bankruptcy. The company filed for Chapter 11 liquidation on Dec. 27, 2019, citing the shutdown of a revolving credit account.

January 2, 2020

FTR: 2019 Freight Market 'Steadier' Than it May Seem

FTR: 2019 Freight Market 'Steadier' Than it May Seem

While it’s been a challenging year for the trucking industry in some ways, comparisons to the runaway market of 2017-2018 may make it seem worse than it is. In their monthly State of Freight webinar Dec. 12, the transportation intelligence analysts at FTR discussed the top trends affecting freight volumes and rates.

December 12, 2019

Spot Van Rate Hits High Point

Spot Van Rate Hits High Point

The national average spot van rate hit its highest level since last January and load-to-truck ratios for all three equipment types surged during the week ending Dec. 8, according to DAT Solutions.

December 12, 2019

Cost Cutting, Lower Rates Keep Brokers Profitable