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FTR

FTR is a provider of freight transportation forecasting and consulting services. Read more

Eric Starks's photo - Chairman & CEO of FTR

Chairman & CEO

Eric Starks

CEO Approval Rating

70/100

Founded:

1988

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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TERA International Group, Inc. is seen as one of FTR's top competitors. TERA International Group, Inc. was founded in 1976, and is headquartered in Sterling, Virginia. TERA International Group, Inc. operates in the Courier, Logistics & Freight Services industry. TERA International Group, Inc. generates $49.9M more revenue vs. FTR.

EDR Group is a top competitor of FTR. EDR Group was founded in 1997, and its headquarters is in Boston, Massachusetts. EDR Group competes in the Business Support Services industry. EDR Group has 20 more employees than FTR.

The Eno Center for Transportation is FTR's #3 rival. The Eno Center for Transportation was founded in Washington, District of Columbia} in 1921. The Eno Center for Transportation is in the field. Compared to FTR, The Eno Center for Transportation generates $ less revenue.

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FTR Acquisitions

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FTR Funding History

Since FTR was founded in 1988, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total FTR has raised $150.0K. FTR's funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $150.0K

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Debt - PPP (CARES Act)
Apr 2020
$150K - $350K

U.S. Small Business Administration.

Since FTR was founded in 1988, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total FTR has raised $150.0K. FTR's funding round was on Apr 2020 for a total of $150.0K

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FTR News

December 20, 2019Logistics Management

FTR reports a solid Shippers Conditions Index in most recent edition

For October, the most recent month for which data is available, the SCI matched September, with a rea... See more »
December 3, 2019FleetOwner

FTR's September TCI showing weaker pattern for carriers

In its latest forecast, FTR's Trucking Conditions Index for September, at -2.94, was the lowest readi... See more »
November 20, 2019Refrigerated Transporter

FTR's September TCI showing weaker pattern for carriers

In its latest forecast, FTR's Trucking Conditions Index for September, at -2.94, was the lowest readi... See more »
March 13, 2019Bulk Transporter

FTR's January Trucking Conditions Index falls to single-digit positive reading

After spiking to a 11.44 positive reading in December 2018, FTR's Trucking Conditions Index fell back... See more »
February 19, 2019Bulk Transporter

FTR Trucking Conditions Index spikes in December 2018

Following the November 2018 bounce back of FTR's Trucking Conditions Index, the December measure spik... See more »
November 29, 2018Logistics Management

FTR's Shippers Conditions Index sees ongoing moderate signs of improvement

For September, the most recent month for which data is available, the SCI was -7.6, marking a 1.2-poi... See more »
November 12, 2018Fleet Equipment

FTR raises Class 8 truck and commercial trailer forecast for 2019

FTR has raised its 2019 forecast for Class 8 trucks and commercial trailers. North American Class 8 f... See more »

FTR Blogs

June 1, 2021FTR Blog

Higher Prices May Be the Cure to Higher Prices

Welcome to FTR's "Monday Morning Coffee " blog. The following article is designed to keep busy execut... See more »
May 25, 2021FTR Blog

Ake's Take: Retail Sales Are Vibrant - Where Is The Money Going?

The federal government has pumped $850 billion of direct stimulus payments to citizens in response to... See more »
May 24, 2021FTR Blog

U.S. Unemployment Headed in the Right Direction

Welcome to FTR's "Monday Morning Coffee " blog. The following article is designed to keep busy execut... See more »
May 17, 2021FTR Blog

Rise in Material Costs Coming as Labor Shortages

Welcome to FTR's "Monday Morning Coffee " blog. The following article is designed to keep busy execut... See more »
May 10, 2021FTR Blog

Finding Labor is Both "Challenging and Frustrating"

Welcome to FTR's "Monday Morning Coffee " blog. The following article is designed to keep busy execut... See more »
May 3, 2021FTR Blog

Lower COVID-19 Rates Boosting Consumer Confidence

Welcome to FTR's "Monday Morning Coffee " blog. The following article is designed to keep busy execut... See more »
April 26, 2021FTR Blog

U.S. Stocks Rallied on Friday, Driving the S&P to a Near-Record Closing High

Welcome to FTR's "Monday Morning Coffee " blog. The following article is designed to keep busy execut... See more »

FTR Videos

October 16, 2019FTR Vimeo Channel

"Truck & Trailer Equipment - Executive Forum: Navigating the Peak: Strategic Planning and Decision Making" on VIMEO

This session was moderated by Eric Starks, Chairman and CEO for FTR with Maira Trimble, Eaton and Bet... See more »
October 16, 2019FTR Vimeo Channel

"Truck & Trailer Equipment - Driver Supply: What the Data Tells Us" on VIMEO

This session was presented by Kristen Monaco, Associate Commissioner for Compensation and Working Con... See more »
August 7, 2019FTR Vimeo Channel

"2019 FTR Transportation Conference" on VIMEO

FTRconference.comCast: FTR... See more »
April 3, 2019FTR Vimeo Channel

"FTR State of Freight PODCAST | Trucking Market Update | April 1, 2019" on VIMEO

In this week's Trucking Market Update, Avery Vise, FTR's Vice President of Trucking, will be providin... See more »
March 20, 2019FTR Vimeo Channel

"FTR State of Freight PODCAST | Trucking Market Update | March 18, 2019" on VIMEO

Today's episode is the weekly Trucking Market Update presented by FTR's Vice President of Trucking, A... See more »
March 12, 2019FTR Vimeo Channel

"FTR State of Freight PODCAST | Trucking Market Update | March 11, 2019" on VIMEO

Today's episode is the weekly Trucking Market Update presented by FTR's Vice President of Trucking, A... See more »
October 17, 2018FTR Vimeo Channel

"2018 FTR Transportation Conference" on VIMEO

Cast: FTR... See more »

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FTR Headquarters

1720 N. Kinser Pike

Bloomington, Indiana47404

1-888-988-1699

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FTR Summary

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Overview

FTR is a provider of freight transportation forecasting and consulting services. FTR was founded in 1988. FTR's headquarters is located in Bloomington, Indiana, USA 47404. It has raised 150.0K in 1 round. The latest round was in Apr 2020. FTR's primar...

CEO

FTR's Chairman & CEO, Eric Starks, currently has an approval rating of 70%. FTR's primary competitors are TERA International Group, Inc., EDR Group & The Eno Center for Transportation.

Frequently Asked Questions about FTR

  1. When was FTR founded?

    FTR was founded in 1988
  2. Who is FTR's CEO?

    FTR's CEO is Eric Starks
  3. How much revenue does FTR generate?

    FTR generates $5M in revenue
  4. How much funding does FTR have?

    FTR has historically raised $150K in funding
  1. Where is FTR's headquarters?

    FTR's headquarters is in Bloomington Indiana, USA
  2. How many employees does FTR have?

    FTR has 20 employees
  3. What sector does FTR operate in?

    FTR is in Application Software, Supply Chain Management
  4. Who are FTR's competitors?

    FTR's top competitors are TERA International Group, Inc., EDR Group, The Eno Center for Transportation