ACT Premium Freight Database
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Freight forecasting service bridges ACT’s leadership in commercial vehicle and economic analysis and ACT’s transportation industry expertise, providing an innovative and comprehensive view of supply and demand in trucking markets. The purpose of this database is to provide a detailed look to industry professionals across the supply chain on the future of freight transportation economics to assist industry professionals with their planning and budgeting, and as a guide to negotiating freight rates.

The types of business that should be interested in the ACT’s Freight Database are those businesses that are Shippers, Transportation/Logistics Providers, Investors, and Manufacturers. With this report, you will receive Freight rate and volume forecasts for truckload, less-than-truckload, and intermodal.

ACT’s Premium Freight Database includes key historical volume, pricing, and capacity data for TL, LTL, railroads, air cargo and port activity including:

Active TL & LTL Class 8 Tractor Population/Capacity

For-Hire Trucking Survey Data Including:

– Volume Index

– Rate Index

– Productivity Index

– Purchasing Index

– Supply/Demand Balance

Weekly Rail volumes by railroad and AAR category back to 2000

Monthly LTL tonnage for the public carriers since 2007

Monthly container import and export activity from the top twelve North American ports

Monthly Truckload spot market data since 2009



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