FTR Announces Strategic Partnership With Internet Truckstop


Indianapolis, IN (September 9, 2014) This morning, at the opening of FTR’s Annual Transportation Conference in Indianapolis, FTR and Internet Truckstop announced a new strategic industry partnership.

The new FTR and Internet Truckstop alliance will bring unprecedented market analysis and specificity for both contract and spot freight segments by region and by trailer type. Combining the millions of load transactions gathered by Internet Truckstop with the forecasting and analytical capabilities of FTR, offers a unique picture of the current balance of supply and demand between
locations. Using these new tools, carrier and shipper planners will be able to base annual forecasts on conditions for all truck types and all regions.

“Internet Truckstop is an ideal partner for this venture,” said Eric Starks, President of FTR. “FTR’s forecasting accuracy has always been based on disciplined data. Internet Truckstop provides us extraordinary data, which enables us to provide more focused solutions to the industry.”

“We are excited to partner with FTR to help customers thrive in a data-driven industry,” said Scott Moscrip, CEO of Internet Truckstop. “Working together we’ll deliver new solutions that connect the expert forecasting and analytical capabilities of FTR with the rich data of Internet Truckstop, providing valuable data tools to help our customers succeed."

FTR and Internet Truckstop will be providing planning and forecasting products to accomplish four significant benefits to subscribers: timely regional data for capacity and demand; access to combined contract and spot market data; simplified planning with advanced analytics on spot market economics; and spot market forecasts for the first time in the industry.

  • "...FTR has also provided routine conference calls on current topics that serve to keep us updated on the latest trends. The bottom line is that FTR has been a consistent partner supporting our forecasting efforts and we look forward to many more years of working together...."