TITLE

Trucking Conditions Index shows some improvement

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Oct2009, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the slight improvement in the Freight Transportation Research (FTR) Trucking Conditions Index in August 2009. It states that the index, which offers an overview of freight trends, industry capacity, trucking costs, driver supply, and others operational factors, is expected to remain below normal until the second half of 2010. FTR president Eric Starks expects a real improvement in the index by 2011 when freight capacity utilization recovers.
ACCESSION #
45309409

 

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