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Monday, August 06, 2012

Freight transportation forecasting firm FTR Associates recently reported that its preliminary data for July Class 8 truck net orders hit its lowest level since August 2010.
Posted on 08/06 at 09:02 AM
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

The TCI, which reflects tightening conditions for hauling capacity and is comprised of various metrics, including capacity, fuel, bankruptcies, cost of capital, and freight, dipped 4.0 points from 9.1 in April to 5.1 in May, the most recent month for which data is available.
Posted on 07/10 at 09:30 AM
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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Fairly flat business conditions for shippers appear to be the new normal in a way. That appears to be the general consensus of freight transportation consultancy FTR Associates monthly Shippers Conditions Index (SCI).
Posted on 06/14 at 08:58 AM
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Monday, June 11, 2012

Based on the most recent reading of FTR Associates’ Trucking Conditions Index (TCI), it appears that the trucking sector is showing some signs of solid growth.
Posted on 06/11 at 09:16 AM
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Thursday, June 07, 2012

Freight transportation forecasting firm FTR Associates reported this week that its preliminary data for May Class 8 truck net orders came in at 17,650 units.
Posted on 06/07 at 09:37 AM
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Business conditions impacting shippers remain largely unchanged, according to the most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index (SCI) from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR Associates.
Posted on 05/15 at 08:04 AM
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Monday, April 23, 2012

FTR officials said that the February SCI number reflects a still-strengthening economy, which is reducing the available amount of transportation capacity for shippers.
Posted on 04/23 at 12:16 PM
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Wednesday, April 04, 2012

The TCI, which reflects tightening conditions for hauling capacity and is comprised of various metrics, including capacity, fuel, bankruptcies, cost of capital, and freight, was 5.9 in February, down from January’s 6.1 and December’s 7.0.
Posted on 04/04 at 09:56 AM
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The SCI dropped 0.2 points in January, the most recent month for which data is available, to -4.8, said FTR. The firm describes the SCI as an indicator that sums up all market influences that affect shippers
Posted on 03/14 at 10:38 AM
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Monday, March 05, 2012

The TCI, which reflects tightening conditions for hauling capacity and is comprised of various metrics, including capacity, fuel, bankruptcies, cost of capital, and freight, came in at 6.1 in January, which was down slightly from December’s 7.0 and snapped a three-month growth streak.
Posted on 03/05 at 11:11 AM
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