TCI

By Jeff Berman · July 13, 2016
A new low, reflecting ongoing challenges in the trucking sector, was reached in the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) from freight transportation consulting firm FTR.
By LM Staff · May 16, 2016
For March, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI fell nearly 50 percent from February’s 8.27 to 4.22, marking its lowest level since 2011, according to FTR.
By LM Staff · April 12, 2016
Taking the lead from its previous edition, trucking conditions continued to be soft over all in the early stages of 2016, according to the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) report from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR.
By LM Staff · February 18, 2016
FTR explained that it expects 2016 to “be a year of placid conditions, with little or no change in the current trend of tight, but adequate capacity.”
By LM Staff · January 18, 2016
In November 2015, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI saw a sizable 3.58 percent jump to 8.64, following 3.4 percent drop off from September to October while halting a sequence of declines in recent months, too.
By Jeff Berman · October 20, 2015
The recent freight growth push that was on display in its previous edition appears to have remained intact in the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR.
By LM Staff · September 11, 2015
The most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR continued to show a recent growth push, with the July TCI, which is the most recent month for which data is available, hitting a new high for 2015.
By Jeff Berman · July 13, 2015
For May, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI was 4.91, which was off 25 percent compared to April’s 6.7 and stands as a three-year low for the TCI. The March TCI was 7.3.
By Jeff Berman · May 12, 2015
A combination of market factors contributed to sustained level of market softness in the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR.
By Jeff Berman · January 12, 2015
Aided by the rapid decline in fuel prices, the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR continued to point to favorable market conditions for motor carriers.
By Jeff Berman · December 12, 2014
The most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR continue to echo the ongoing theme that current market conditions continue to support carriers.
By Jeff Berman · November 14, 2014
Strong market trends continue to favor the trucking sector, which is a theme that has been intact for several months, according to the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR.
By Jeff Berman · October 9, 2014
Freight transportation forecasting firm FTR reported this week that based on the most recent reading of its Truckload Conditions Index (TCI), trucking market conditions continue to reflect the ongoing theme of tight capacity.
By Jeff Berman · August 15, 2014
On the heels of slight decreases over the prior two months, the trucking market displayed some positive momentum, according to the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) from freight transportation forecasting firm FTR.
By Jeff Berman · June 10, 2014
Strong industry fundamentals for the trucking sector appear to be intact, based on the most recent edition of the Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) recently issued by freight transportation consultancy FTR.

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