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Business, Equipment

May Truck Sales Fall 6%

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U.S. retail sales of Class 8 trucks fell 6.1% in May, but still topped 16,000 units for the highest volume of 2017 as sales started to align with the improvement that orders and production have shown this year, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 19, 2017
Government

FTR's Trucking Conditions Index Jumps 56%

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FTR's Trucking Conditions Index jumped 56% to 7.7 in June from May, Bloomberg News reported.

Bloomberg News
August 10, 2015
Government

FTR's Shipping Conditions Index Drops

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FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index dropped in March as bump from soft market conditions evaporates, according to the firm.

Transport Topics
June 2, 2015
Government

FTR's Shipping Conditions Index Rises

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index increased in January, reflecting a reaction to recent fuel-price reductions, according to the firm.

Transport Topics
March 24, 2015
Business

February Truck Orders Increase 7%

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February Class 8 truck orders rose 7% from a year ago to 31,200, ACT Research Co. reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 4, 2015
Government

Trucking Conditions Index Dips, Remains Positive

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FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index dipped in October but stayed positive, reflecting strong fundamentals for trucking firms, the group said.

Transport Topics
December 12, 2014
Government

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index Dips, Remains Positive

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FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index dipped in September but stayed positive, reflecting strong underlying market trends, the group said.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2014
Government

Shipping Conditions Index Rises in June

FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index increased one point in June, but the firm forecasts the improvement may be short-lived.

Transport Topics
August 19, 2014
Government

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index Rises in June

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FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index increased in June after moderating slightly the prior two months, the group said.

Transport Topics
August 11, 2014
Government

Shipping Conditions Index Rises in April

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FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index increased one point in April, but the rise does not signal real improvement in trucking capacity which remains tight, according to the firm.

Transport Topics
June 17, 2014

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