BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Freight transportation forecasting company FTR expects there to be more trailers in the US this year.
FTR’s overall 2014 forecast is for 240,000 units—an increase of 2.2% over 2013 totals.
Broken down by trailer type, FTR predicts the numbers of dry vans to be up 2% from last year, while reefer van numbers will remain flat.
FTR also expects flatbeds, dumps and low beds numbers to increase as the construction and manufacturing industries grow.
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