Tractor Counts (FCTC, FCFH, FCPF, TCT, TCFHMS, and TCPF)

What is it?

A monthly measure of the number of motor carriers with an active USDOT number provided by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and who report having at least one tractor and have 20,000 annual miles or more per tractor on their MCS150 form. 

Who is interested?

Safety Managers, Dispatchers, Brokers, Carriers, Analysts, Shippers

What does it tell me?

The number of motor carriers with active DOT numbers is an indicator of capacity expansion or contraction in the trucking industry. The data is broken out by fleet type i.e. private fleet and for-hire fleet in the following fleet categories:

FCTC - Total Count of Fleets

  • FCTCO - Total Count of Fleets with 1 - 6 Power Units
  • FCTCS - Total Count of Fleets with 7 to 11 Power Units
  • FCTCT - Total Count of Fleets With 12 - 19 Power Units
  • FCTCM - Total Count of Fleets with 20 to 100 Power Units
  • FCTCL - Total Count of Fleets with 101 to 999 Power Units
  • FCTCE - Total Count of Fleets with 1000+ Power Units

FCFH - Total Count of Fleets Authorized For Hire

  • FCFHN - Total Count of New Fleets Authorized For Hire
  • FCFHO - Total Count of Old Fleets Authorized For Hire
  • FCFHIS - Total Count of Intrastate For-Hire Fleets
  • FCFHMS - Total Count of Interstate For Hire Fleets 

FCPF - Total Count of Private Fleets 

  • FCPFIS - Total Count of Intrastate Private Fleets
  • FCPFMS - Total Count of Interstate Private Fleets

 

TCTC - Total Count of Tractors

  • TCTCO - Total Count of Tractors in Fleets with 1 - 6 Power Units
  • TCTCS - Total Count of Tractors in Fleets with 7 to 11 Power Units
  • TCTCT - Total Count of Tractors in Fleets With 12 - 19 Power Units
  • TCTCM - Total Count of Tractors in Fleets with 20 to 100 Power Units
  • TCTCL - Total Count of Tractors in Fleets with 101 to 999 Power Units
  • TCTCE - Total Count of Tractors in Fleets with 1000+ Power Units

TCFHMS - Total Count of Tractors in Interstate Fleets Authorized For Hire

  • TCFHN - Total Count of Tractors in New Fleets Authorized For Hire
  • TCFHO - Total Count of Tractors in Old Fleets Authorized For Hire
  • TCFHIS - Total Count of Tractors in Intrastate For-Hire Fleets
  • TCFHMS - Total Count of Tractors in Interstate For Hire Fleets 

TCPF - Total Count of Tractors in Private Fleets 

  • TCPFIS- Total Count of Tractors in Intrastate Private Fleets
  • TCPFMS- Total Count of Tractors in Interstate Private Fleets