Tallies, totals and other trend data in the freight transportation realm


FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) for February fell two points from January to -11.8, its lowest point during the pandemic, FTR reported on April 20. Shipping conditions in February were “severely impacted by tight capacity and high rates,” the forecasting firm said, adding that an expected stabilization in fuel costs “could help mitigate the pain somewhat” by summer.


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