FTR Associates

Webinar: Driver shortage could persist

| June 25, 2010

A driver shortage is emerging but several factors are working against meeting the demand for drivers.

Today: The emerging driver shortage webinar

| June 22, 2010

Freight’s coming back. At the same time, new and proposed regulations threaten to drive thousands of drivers from the industry. As the recession winds down, many carriers could be hamstrung by a serious shortage of ...

FTR: Truck orders off in May

| June 04, 2010

Class 8 truck total net orders for all major North American OEMs were at 12,903 units, a 9.8 percent decline from April.

Report: Fleets challenged to hire

| May 26, 2010

For fleets needing additional drivers, the constraint will be in their ability to hire and train prospects, FTR Associates said.

A shortage of drivers — and quality

| May 14, 2010

I've been hearing since at least March that many carriers are once again scrounging for drivers. This means a return to business as usual in terms of a driver shortage, only this time it could more ...

Intermodal hits record high

| May 12, 2010

Intermodal transport’s share of U.S. long-haul truck traffic reached record highs in the first quarter of 2010, a recent analysis by FTR Associates shows. Both total intermodal movements and movements of domestic intermodal equipment reached new ...

Report: Intermodal hits record high

| May 11, 2010

Both total intermodal movements and movements of domestic intermodal equipment reached new market share highs in first quarter.

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Overdrive Staff | May 04, 2010

Back on the Road winner get a Volvo, a Highway hero is named, the FMCSA proposes texting ban, the FMCSA posts carrier safety data and more current issues are featured.

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