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What is a freight database?

A freight database is a structured set of data aggregated to make data management and model building for forecasting, budgeting, and planning easier, and more accessible.

 

A freight database is a structured set of data, aggregated to make data management and model building easier and more accessible. Analysts, investors, and top-level executives use this for forecasting, budgeting, and planning. Databases often hold multiple data points with significant history to create consistent, efficient forecast models. ACT Research collects freight and volume data directly from industry sources and participants including ATA Truck Tonnage Index, DAT Truckload Spot Rate (Aggregate, Net Fuel) composite by ACT, DAT Contract Rate (Aggregate, Net Fuel) composite by ACT, Cass Shipment Index, Cass Expenditures Index, Cass Intermodal Price Index, LTL Tonnage, NA Port Total Loaded Container Activities, NA Loaded Container Import Activity, NA Loaded Container Export Activities, East/Gulf Coast Loaded Container Import Activity, West Coast Loaded Container Import Activity, IATA International Air Freight and Volumes, IATA International Air Freight and Capacity, US BTS Truck Trade Value: Exports to Canada, US BTS Truck Trade Value: Exports to Mexico, US BTS Truck Trade Value: Imports from Canada, US BTS Truck Trade Value: Imports from Mexico, US BTS Truck Trade Value: CN & MX total, BTS Rail Trade Value: CN & MX total, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, Canadian National Railroad, Canadian Pacific, CSX, Norfolk Southern Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad, Kansas City Southern Railroad. 
 
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