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Truck Driver Pay and Fuel Prices on the Rise per ATRI Report
Five Factors Driving Trucking Economic Trends

Five Factors Driving Trucking Economic Trends

Mixed economic signs aside, trucking will remain strong for the remainder of the year, FTR economist Eric Starks told attendees at HDT's Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange event in Scottsdale, Arizona.

May 14, 2018

Diesel, Gasoline Prices Expected to Jump Less This Year

Diesel, Gasoline Prices Expected to Jump Less This Year

The outlook for national average on-highway diesel prices is for them to be higher this year and in 2019 than they were last year and in 2016, but they should at least be fairly stable during this time, according to the latest Short Term Energy Outlook from the U.S. Energy Department.

January 9, 2018

Florida Escapes Worst of Irma, Impact Felt Across State
Hurricane Harvey Could Disrupt Trucking for Some Time

Hurricane Harvey Could Disrupt Trucking for Some Time

Hurricane Harvey, whose heavy rains brought devastating flooding to Houston and much of south Texas, may yet cause more trouble for the region-- the National Weather Service predicting an additional 25 inches of rain through the end of the week in certain areas.

August 28, 2017

Forecast Calls for Continued Low Oil, Fuel Prices

Forecast Calls for Continued Low Oil, Fuel Prices

Lower than earlier forecast crude oil prices are expected to translate into continued low prices at the pumps for both diesel and gasoline, according to a new U.S. Energy Department report.

July 11, 2017

Diesel, Oil Prices Expected to Jump Around 17% Next Year
Falling Fuel Prices Have Reduced Operational Costs

Falling Fuel Prices Have Reduced Operational Costs

ATRI released the findings of its 2016 update to its Operational Costs of Trucking, showing the large impact falling fuel prices and a soft economy have had on the trucking industry.

September 27, 2016

Diesel Prices Plateau While Oil Markets Evaluate Brexit
Economic Watch: Existing Home Sales Slow

Economic Watch: Existing Home Sales Slow

Following three straight months of gains, existing–home sales dipped in August, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors.

September 21, 2015

Registration Open for FTR Virtual Conference

Registration Open for FTR Virtual Conference

FTR has announced that registration is open for its first "virtual conference." The event is scheduled for April 7th and will include discussions and question-and-answer sessions on important topics in trucking.

March 17, 2015

FTR Trucking Conditions Index Higher for November

FTR Trucking Conditions Index Higher for November

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for November, at a reading of 8.98, reflects dropping fuel prices, according to the transportation research firm. Strong freight volumes from a good Christmas shopping season also helped.

January 12, 2015