RSI Webinar: ARCI Data and Economic Outlook

February 1, 2:00 p.m. ET

The RSI ARCI is the only organization that tabulates and publishes proprietary freight car statistics and is only available to ARCI affiliate members. RSI will host a special presentation of the latest ARCI data on railcar orders, deliveries, and backlogs.

Jonathan Starks from FTR joins us as we provide an economic outlook, insights into the data and trends, and more.

Please note this webinar is only for subscribers of ARCI. If you are not a subscriber but would like to become one send an email to Questions? Contact today.

Jonathan Starks

Jon is the CEO at FTR. He has spent his entire career in the freight transportation sector having joined FTR in 2001. Jon’s expertise includes freight modeling, modal analysis, fleet characteristics, and equipment demand. He is directly responsible for producing FTR’s Freight-cast transportation model, producing more than 13 million datapoints and 85,000 forecasted items each and every month.

In addition to his work on freight analysis he assists with forecasting the equipment markets, dealing with the demand outlook for medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty trucks, and freight railcars. He is the secondary developer of FTR’s Economically Derived Demand model for medium-duty trucks (founder Ed Graham’s initial work was vital to the process). Jon is also a regular presenter at FTR’s Annual Freight Transportation Conference and at company meetings and industry events.

Jon graduated from Marian University with his BA degree in Business Administration. He currently resides in Bedford, Ind. with his wife, Amanda, and their daughters, Ashley, Addison and Abigail.

Sheena Prevette
(RSI Director of Regulatory & Industry Affairs)

Sheena is responsible for supporting the RSI Quality Assurance, Equipment Leasing, and American Railway Car Institute (ARCI) committees. Prevette has experience leading international innovation projects, directing process design, managing technical and quality assurance program reviews, and overseeing regulatory certifications for facilities throughout North America.