FTR opens registration for 10th Annual Transportation Conference, to be held Sept. 9-11 in Indianapolis; presenters include industry leaders on all surface freight transport modes, with choice of four tracks focused on specific areas of interest

INDIANAPOLIS , April 21, 2014 (press release) – Registration for FTR’s 10th Annual Transportation Conference scheduled for September 9-11 in Indianapolis is now open. FTR’s annual conference is recognized for delivering the most complete and comprehensive outlook on freight transportation in North America. Attendees receive in-depth information from industry leaders on all the surface freight transport modes. Presentations and panel discussions will cover the economy, freight demand, competition between modes, carrier & shipper behavior, and demand for new transport equipment.

“This year we are expanding the transportation conference to enhance each attendee’s experience,” said Eric Starks, President of FTR. “We will be offering four distinct tracks over the course of two full days, giving us the ability to focus our content areas. As always, our attendees will leave the conference with actionable information.”

The four tracks to be offered are Freight Outlook Overview, Shippers & Carriers, Rail Equipment, and Commercial Vehicles. Over fifty leading industry speakers and panelists will present on current topics within each of these tracks.

The FTR conference is the premier forecasting event of the industry offering insights, knowledge, and strategic networking opportunities. To register for the conference and view additional information please visit

For more than two decades, FTR has been the thought leader in freight transportation forecasting in North America. The company’s national award-winning forecasters collect and analyze all data likely to impact freight movement, issuing consistently reliable reports for trucking, rail, and intermodal transportation, as well as providing demand analysis for commercial vehicle and railcar. FTR’s forecasting and specially designed reports have resulted in advanced planning and cost-savings for companies throughout the transportation sector.

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