FTR Associates


Overdrive Staff | October 01, 2010

Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

FTR trucking index stays positive

| September 10, 2010

July was the fifth consecutive month the index had been above neutral.

Class 8 net truck orders increase in August

| September 03, 2010

Net orders for all OEMs were up 8.3 percent over July’s number and 16.8 percent better than August 2009, FTR Associates said.

Analyst sees no double-dip recession

| August 25, 2010

FTR Associates President Eric Starks said the trucking industry should feel progressively better through June 2011.


Overdrive Staff | August 01, 2010

Truck electrification services are spreading, FMCSA seeks better reporting of convictions, Arrow foresees used truck shortage, the hours rule proposal is advanced and more industry issues are featured.

Webinar: Trucking freight stays strong

| July 23, 2010

Transportation-dependent manufacturing growth has been leading the recovery, which is slowing down.

FTR: Truck orders up in June

| July 08, 2010

Class 8 truck total net orders for all major North American OEMs were at 15,667 units, a 20.5 percent increase over May.


Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2010

The FMCSA changes hours policy, Obama orders heavy-truck fuel standards, an owner-operator recognition program and much more are featured.

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