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  • Pro carrier environment sustained through August: FTR

    October 15, 2018 2:59PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The FTR Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) dropped in August, but still reflected a very positive carrier environment. The moderation seen in August reflected some freight rate stabilization and continued incremental capacity additions, FTR reported. Freight demand remains

  • Trucking conditions among the best since 2004

    September 24, 2018 2:01PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trucking conditions in the U.S. are at among their strongest since early 2004, according to the FTR Trucking Conditions Index (TCI). The July reading of 14.04 reflected the second strongest month the industry has seen since early

  • US truckers doing ‘okay’: FTR

    August 9, 2016 8:21AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — US trucking conditions remained lackluster in June, according to FTR’s latest Trucking Conditions Index. “While not overly positive, the June TCI reading of 2.9 indicates that trucking operators are still doing okay – not great, but okay,”

  • FTR index shows slow truck freight growth for January

    March 15, 2016 12:21PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Growth in trucking transportation fell for the month of January, according to FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index, meaning current carrier capacity can easily handle freight demand. But FTR is warning that the present market could begin to show

  • Trucking to remain “relatively stable” through 2016: FTR

    February 18, 2016 7:21AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index rose two points to 10.88 in December, reflecting stable conditions for carriers. The stable operating environment reflected in the index is expected to remain through 2016, FTR reports, describing the rest of this

  • US trucking conditions weaken in September: FTR

    November 12, 2015 8:35AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Trucking conditions in the US deteriorated in September and could decline further at year end, according to FTR. The industry forecaster says the trucking environment remains in a “fragile equilibrium between decent freight growth and lower, but

  • US trucking conditions soften, but summer rebound expected

    May 11, 2015 11:56AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Trucking conditions in the US have softened, but are poised to rebound, according to the latest Trucking Conditions Index compiled by FTR. The 7.3 reading marks softness resulting from the end of large drops in fuel costs

  • FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index edges higher

    September 8, 2014 10:27AM by Truck News

    Has the capacity crisis arrived?

  • US trucking conditions improved in June: FTR

    August 12, 2014 6:39AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Trucking conditions in the US improved in June, according to the latest Trucking Conditions Index published by FTR. The reading of 7.64 indicates carriers are gaining market power but rates are struggling to keep up with cost