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Industry News

FTR cancels in-person annual Transportation Conference

Aug. 16, 2021
FTR plans to unveil in the next few weeks an enhanced series of FTR's State of Freight and State of Equipment webinars.
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Industry News

Freight rates impact on shippers’ conditions most negative in FTR’s SCI history

July 27, 2021
Only a strong improvement in trucking capacity utilization during May helped offset the grueling rate environment, FTR reported in their Shippers Conditions Index.
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Trailers, Towing & Specialty

FTR reports continued softness in preliminary trailer orders for June

July 14, 2021
Orders came in at 11,000 units, 16% above May and -24% year over year; Trailer orders for the past twelve months total 364,000 units.
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Chassis, Body & Cab

FTR reports North American Class 8 net orders for June up 13%

July 8, 2021
The June order total of 26,700 units indicates this order cycle bottomed out at 24,000 orders in May, almost double the typical low point.
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Trailers, Towing & Specialty

FTR reports trailer orders in May at 9,500 units

June 17, 2021
The weak order activity reflects OEM’s that are essentially booked for the year and reluctant to quote trailers for 2022 delivery due to a spike in commodity prices and other ...

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Waiting for the dam to burst: Pent-up demand held back by supply chain

Dec. 8, 2021
The component shortage that has slowed the supply chain throughout 2021 is poised for recovery in 2022—and that recovery will help drive the economy in the new year, according...

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Chassis, Body & Cab

FTR reports Class 8 net orders slow in May

June 4, 2021
The drop-off in orders does not represent a weakening of demand, as freight growth continues to be robust and spot rates are hitting all-time highs.
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Industry News

FTR’s SCI for March reaches all-time low

May 24, 2021
The March reading was more than five points lower than February reflecting an across-the-board decline month over month in the components that make up the Shippers Conditions ...
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Industry News

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for March presents record high reading

May 13, 2021
The TCI of 16.27 was up about five points from February, surpassing the prior record of 16.17 in October 2020; Contributions from freight volume, rates, and capacity utilization...
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Chassis, Body & Cab

FTR reports above-normal North American Class 8 ordering trend

May 6, 2021
Net orders for April were 34,600 units, 30,500 units above April 2020; Class 8 orders now total 403,000 units over the previous 12 months.
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Trailers, Towing & Specialty

FTR reports preliminary trailer orders rose for March

April 19, 2021
The company reported March yielded a total order of 27,400 units – a 6.4 percent increase month over month.
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Industry News

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index climbs

April 13, 2021
The TCI for February improved to 11.23, the highest since the record reading in October 2020.
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Chassis, Body & Cab

FTR reports preliminary NA Class 8 net orders for march exceed 40,000 units

April 5, 2021
This marks a record sixth consecutive month exceeding the 40,000-unit threshold; Class 8 orders now total 372,000 units for the past 12 months.
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Chassis, Body & Cab

FTR reports strong Class 8 orders in February

March 3, 2021
Preliminary North American Class 8 net orders were 44,000 units, a three percent increase from last month and a two hundred and nine percent increase over last year.
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Industry News

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index falls due to rising fuel costs

Feb. 10, 2021
While TCI declined compared to November, index components related to freight demand, rates, and capacity utilization were slightly stronger.