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N.A. OEM Classes 5-8 Build and Retail Sales

Posted by ACT Research LLC. on May 8, 2020 11:20:25 AM

Testimonial.KirkMann (1)Gaining insights into specific commercial vehicle manufacturers' production, sales, and market share is what makes the State of the Industry: N.A. OEM Classes 5-8 Build & Retail Sales report so popular. Through this report, subscribers gain access to more granular detail than in the N.A. Classes 5-8 Vehicles report. The N.A. OEM Classes 5-8 Build and Retail Sales report is a monthly state of the industry report that covers the building of and retail sales of Classes 5, 6, 7, and 8 trucks for North America. This report will supply vital information to create an understanding of the current month's build, retail sales, as well as year-over-year and year-to-date information relative to classes 5, 6, 7, and 8, respectively. With a subscription comes access to various support materials via an online report dashboard at including:

  1. PDFs of:
    1. Current month report
    2. Current and YTD Flash
  2. Tables including:
    1. Classes 5, 6-7 Retail Sales by OEM
    2. Class 8 Retail Sales by OEM
    3. Classes 5, 6-7 Build by OEM
    4. Class 8 Build by OEM
    5. Build and Sales Days per Month
  3. Graph pack complete with 40 graphs covering:
    1. Classes 5, 6-7 Retail Sales 
    2. Class 8 Retail Sales 
    3. Classes 5, 6-7 Build
    4. Class 8 Build
  4. Glossary of Terms and Definitions

The types of business that should be interested in the ACT State of the Industry N.A. OEM Classes 5-8 Build and Retail Sales report include commercial vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, as well as those investing in the OEMs and the supply chain or companies involved in the movement/logistics of freight that have a need to analyze the market for a select subset of OEMs and monthly build and retail sales indicators by OEM by country for Class 5 and Classes 6-7 chassis and Class 8 vehicles.

In addition to using this information and analysis for short-term planning and forecasting, market understanding and awareness, and informing management of the current health of the industry, manufacturers are also able to determine market share and keep track of changes in competitive dynamics. Investors use this product to create models, assess risk, and support their research, as well as understand the competitive landscape. A great compliment to the OEM Build and Retail Sales report are the:

North America Commercial Vehicle Outlook
SOI: North American Classes 5-8 Vehicles 
North America Classes 5-6 Vehicles by Country
SOI: U.S. Used Truck Classes 3-8
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