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Class 8 Truck & Trailer Preliminary Orders

We work with OEMs to produce industry assessments for preliminary Class 8 Truck orders and Trailer orders for industry-wide consumption.

We provide in-depth market analysis and forecasting in our Truck & Trailer Outlook intelligence service.

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Intermodal at a glance | November 2021

The outlook for intermodal dimmed this month as it appears volumes will hold at present levels through the end of the year. There is demand to move more goods via intermodal, but congestion and metering by the carriers are limiting how high volumes can go. The existing thinking is that volumes will not improve meaningfully until the mid-to-late-first quarter at the earliest.


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Transportation Update | U.S. Economy

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C-Suite Synopsis: Freight Transportation for November 2021

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TRUCKING: Strengthening freight rates support a high floor on market conditions for carriers.

RAILCAR: The 2021 carload outlook took another step down in the latest month and now sits at just over 5% compared with 2020. 

INTERMODAL: International and domestic traffic each weakened in September as volumes are metered by providers. 

SHIPPERS: Market conditions are stalled at a level unfavorable to shippers. 

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Trucking & Shippers Conditions Indices

We created the Shippers and Trucking Conditions Indices to track changes to major conditions in the U.S. full-load freight markets. 

We provide in-depth market analysis and forecasting in our Shippers Update and Trucking Update intelligence services.

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