FTR Associates President Gives Overview of Current State of the Equipment Market

Eric Starks, President of FTR Associates, recently participated in an interview with Big Truck TV where he provided an overview of the current state of the equipment market.

During a February Big Truck TV interview, FTR Associates President Eric Starks answered questions about the current state of the equipment market.  Starks addresses the following issues:

  • What is the current state of the nation’s fleet?
  • Are the right economic ingredients in place for truck purchasing, so fleets can meet the market demand?
  • Commercial vehicles with less than 600K miles are in short supply, so what does this mean for demand as manufacturers announce potential cuts?

The six minute interview can be seen at or by going to and accessing the Equipment Market in the Current Economy video.

Starks is a regular contributor to Big Truck TV providing analysis about current conditions affecting shippers, carriers, as well as vehicle and component manufacturers. His insight has proven valuable to all participants and those with interest in the transportation industry.