September 4-6, 2024 | Scottsdale, AZ


Jonathan Starks

Jonathan Starks

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Intelligence Officer | FTR Transportation Intelligence

Jon is the CEO and CIO 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 decondary developer of FTR's Economically Derived Deman 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 events.

Upcoming and recent sessions

Networking Breakfast & Morning Keynote

September 8, 2023
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM (PT)

Join us in the Apache Ballroom for Breakfast Buffet and Morning Keynote with Jonathan Starks! More Info