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					TRANSEARCH INSIGHT
DYNAMIC FREIGHT FLOW FORECASTING




      A POWERFUL TOOL FOR ANTICIPATING U.S. FREIGHT FLOWS
      Transearch Insight is an innovative planning tool that enables users to analyze current and future
      freight flows by origin, destination, commodity, and transport mode. More than a database,
      Transearch Insight helps users prioritize investments, improve competitive position, and anticipate
      sudden economic shifts and market changes. Designed to meet the complex needs of freight industry
      executives and managers, it provides a rock-solid base for building any strategic marketing or
      investment plan.
      Transearch Insight subscribers can:
         Create highly detailed forecasts based on custom-selected criteria
         Size freight markets and projects annual freight volumes 25 years out
         Track and anticipate freight flows across the United States at national, state, business economic
         area (BEA), and county levels
         Benchmark freight market competitors and determine future market potential


        Tonnage Share by Mode (Example, All Commodities)
         Los Angeles (LA)
               to Alaska


            LA to Hawaii



           LA to Chicago



                LA to CA



                LA to LA
                            0.0%




                                                      30.0%




                                                                              60.0%




                                                                                              80.0%


                                                                                                      90.0%
                                   10.0%


                                           20.0%




                                                              40.0%


                                                                      50.0%




                                                                                      70.0%




                                                                                                              100.0%




                                                   Rail        Air        Water         Truck
TRANSEARCH INSIGHT
DYNAMIC FREIGHT FLOW FORECASTING




 ACCURATE FORECASTS MAPPED TO HISTORICAL DATA

 Transearch Insight is based on our annually updated U.S. Freight Transportation Market database, the most widely used
 commercial database of U.S. freight movements. To these data we apply Global Insight’s quantitative economic models
 to create accurate forecasts of freight volumes that go out to 2030.

 This powerful combination of annually updated historical data and                         Forecast Detail by BEA for Cargo from
 25-year forecasts provides the most comprehensive view of U.S.                              Los Angeles to Chicago (by Mode)
 freight flow activity anywhere. Whether tracking modal competition                     20000
                                                                                        18000
 or groups of commodities, Transearch Insight subscribers can                           16000

 quickly and easily conduct customized market analyses by selecting                     14000




                                                                          Tons (000s)
                                                                                        12000
 from the following variables and criteria:                                             10000
                                                                                         8000

    Outbound shipments by geography                                                      6000
                                                                                         4000

    Inbound shipments by geography                                                       2000
                                                                                            0

    Tonnage of shipments
                                                                                                2001   2005    2010     2015    2020     2025   2030
                                                                                                 Air     Rail Carload      Rail Intermodal      Truck


    Modal detail for truck, rail, waterborne,
    and air shipments
    Commodity

 POINT-AND-CLICK ACCESS

 Transearch Insight databases can be delivered in a variety of
 formats, enabling users to conduct complex analyses efficiently
 and accurately. Users can specify combinations of data fields,
 such as year, geography, commodity, and transportation mode,
 including:
    172 business economic areas
    Over 3000 counties
    Four-digit Standard Transportation
    Commodity Classification (STCC)
    Seven major transportation modes
                                                                                          172 BUSINESS ECONOMIC AREAS COVERED
                                                                       TRANSEARCH INSIGHT
                                                     DYNAMIC FREIGHT FLOW FORECASTING




A FULL-SERVICE MEMBERSHIP
An annual Transearch Insight membership includes:
                                                                                  Transearch Insight Methodology
     Full access to Transearch Insight freight flow historical                  Integrated Freight Data & Forecasts
     data and forecasts
     Bi-annual forecast updates
     Access to Global Insight Transportation Services analysts




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                                                                                                   Freight
by companies around the world to translate vast sets of                                          Projections

transportation-related data into an actionable set of tactical
and strategic recommendations specific to the client’s needs.                             Sector-specific Economic
                                                                                              Freight Forecast




                                                                                     U.S. Domestic Freight Movement Data




STANDARD TRANSPORTATION COMMODITY CLASSIFICATIONS
 1    Farm products                                               31   Leather or leather products
 8    Forest products                                             32   Clay, concrete, glass, or stone products
 9    Fresh fish or other marine products                         33   Primary metal products
10    Metallic ores                                               34   Fabricated metal products
11    Coal                                                        35   Machinery, excluding electrical
13    Crude petroleum, natural gas, or gasoline                   36   Electrical machinery, equipment, or supplies
14    Nonmetallic minerals                                        37   Transportation equipment
19    Ordnance or accessories                                     38   Instruments, photographic or optical goods, watches, or clocks
20    Food and kindred products                                   39   Miscellaneous products of manufacturing
21    Tobacco products, excluding insecticides                    40   Waste or scrap materials
22    Textile mill products                                       41   Miscellaneous freight shipments
23    Apparel or other finished textile products                  42   Containers, carriers or devices, shipping, returned empty
24    Lumber or wood products, excluding furniture                43   Mail, express, other contract
25    Furniture or fixtures                                       44   Freight forwarder traffic
26    Pulp, paper, or allied products                             45   Shipper association traffic
27    Printed matter                                              46   Miscellaneous mixed shipments
28    Chemicals or allied products                                47   Small package shipments
29    Petroleum or coal products                                  48   Waste hazardous materials or waste hazardous substances
30    Rubber or miscellaneous plastic products                    50   Secondary traffic moving from warehouses and distribution centers
        ABOUT GLOBAL INSIGHT’S
        TRADE AND TRANSPORTATION GROUP
        Global Insight has a 40-year track record of providing the most accurate,
        comprehensive, and objective economic analyses and forecasts in the
        industry. With our global trade and transportation databases, forecasting
        models, and international perspective, we remain the preeminent
        information provider for international freight markets.
        In 2005, Global Insight acquired Reebie and Associates, a leader in
        U.S. freight transportation and distribution for more than 35 years.
        With our thorough coverage of U.S., Mexico, and Canada domestic
        freight markets, and international trade experience, we now offer
        the most complete picture of commercial freight traffic anywhere.
        CONTACT INFORMATION
        Paul Ciannavei
        Tel: 1.860.232.1141
        E-mail: paul.ciannavei@globalinsight.com
        Diana Wyman
        Tel: 1.202.481.9216
        E-mail: diana.wyman@globalinsight.com




THE POWER OF PERSPECTIVE
  ABOUT GLOBAL INSIGHT: Global Insight, Inc., formerly DRI-WEFA, provides the most comprehensive economic coverage of countries,
  regions and industries available from any source. The company has over 3,800 clients in industry, finance and government around the world
  with 23 offices in 12 countries covering North and South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

  CONTACT US                        Web: www.globalinsight.com           E-mail: info@globalinsight.com
  NORTH AMERICA                     EUROPE                               MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA               ASIA
  U.S./Canada 1.800.933.3374        Frankfurt   +49 (0)69.20973.0        Pretoria     +27 (0)12.665.5420      Beijing      +86 10.6853.9875
  Mexico      1.800.687.2565        London      +44 (0)20.7452.5000                                           Shanghai     +86 21.5228.1470
                                                +44 (0)20.8544.7800                                           Singapore    +65 6430.6621
                                    Milan       +39 02.86481.1                                                Tokyo        +81 (0)3.5219.1314
                                    Paris       +33 (0)1.55.45.2600
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