FTR Shippers Conditions Index for February falls more than 2 points

April 2013
Bulk Transporter Exclusive Insight;4/24/2013, p10
The article reports on the fall in the FTR Associates' Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) to -9.5 in February 2012. It is noted that an expectation for increasingly difficult conditions for shippers as 2013 progresses is reflected by the current reading. It is mentioned that the stage will be set for a significant tightening of truck capacity if the current path of slow economic growth remains intact.


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