Trucking Conditions Index shows some improvement

October 2009
Trailer / Body Builders;Oct2009, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p4
Trade Publication
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.


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