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ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Improvement in October

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Nov 20, 2020 5:05:36 PM

October net US trailer orders of 54,691 units posted another sequential improvement, up nearly 7% from September’s rise and well above October 2019’s level (up 70%). Before accounting for cancellations, new orders of 57k units were up 9% versus September and 52% better year-over-year, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report.

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Topics: logistics, Trailers, Press Releases, supply chain, commercial vehicle sales data, truck market, truck freight, north american trucking, class 8 truck, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, trucking, commercial trailer, us trailer, trailer production, north american trailer, class8

ACT Research: N.A. Commercial Vehicle Demand Continues Strong Upward Trend

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Nov 18, 2020 9:37:10 AM

According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, the pandemic’s toll has not been evenly distributed across the US economy. Transportation is one segment that has fared better than others, and that, in turn, has spurred a revival in commercial vehicle demand as the year has progressed.

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Topics: freight rate, logistics, Press Releases, supply chain, medium duty truck, commercial vehicle sales data, truck market, truck freight, north american trucking, class 8 truck, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, trucking, heavy duty truck, class8

ACT Research: US Trailer Production Moves from Historical Low in April to Third Best in October

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Nov 17, 2020 7:30:00 AM

According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, after sinking to the lowest point in history in April, net trailer orders have continued to improve throughout the summer and into fall.

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Topics: logistics, Trailers, Press Releases, TrailerComponents, supply chain, commercial vehicle sales data, truck market, truck freight, north american trucking, class 8 truck, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, commercial trailer, us trailer, trailer production, north american trailer, class8

ACT Research: Preliminary Information Shows the Trailer Industry Posted More Than 54k Net Trailer Orders In October; Third Highest Month in History

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Nov 12, 2020 6:00:00 PM

Preliminary information for October indicates that the US trailer industry booked 54,200 net orders for the month, up 6% from September and more than 68% better than the same month last year. Before accounting for cancellations, new orders crossed the 56k mark. Both new and net orders ranked as the third-best in industry history. Final volume will be available later this month. This preliminary market estimate should be within +/- 3% of the final order tally.

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Topics: logistics, Trailers, Press Releases, supply chain, commercial vehicle sales data, truck market, truck freight, north american trucking, class 8 truck, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, trucking, commercial trailer, us trailer, trailer production, north american trailer, class8

ACT Research: Commercial Vehicle Market Expectations Move Higher

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Nov 10, 2020 2:30:00 PM

According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, even before the pandemic plunge in Q2, there was never serious doubt that the demand for commercial vehicles would rise in 2021.

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Topics: freight rate, logistics, Press Releases, supply chain, medium duty truck, commercial vehicle sales data, truck market, truck freight, north american trucking, class 8 truck, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, trucking, heavy duty truck, class8

ACT Research: Preliminary NA Classes 5-8 Vehicle Orders Positive for Fifth Consecutive Month

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Nov 3, 2020 4:50:00 PM

Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in October were 38,900 units, up 27% from September and a 78% improvement from year-ago October. NA Classes 5-7 demand jumped to a ten-quarter high (March 2018) in October, to 29,300 units. That order volume represents an improvement of 6% from September and an 84% uptick compared to last year. Complete industry data for October, including final order numbers, will be published by ACT Research in mid-November.

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Topics: freight rate, logistics, Press Releases, supply chain, medium duty truck, commercial vehicle sales data, truck market, truck freight, north american trucking, class 8 truck, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, trucking, heavy duty truck, class8

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Significant Improvement in September

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Oct 21, 2020 5:25:22 PM

September net US trailer orders of 51,208 units were a significant improvement (up 82%) from August’s uptick and well above September 2019’s level (up 174%). Before accounting for cancellations, new orders of 52k units were up 77% versus August and 140% better year-over-year, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report.

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Topics: logistics, Trailers, Press Releases, supply chain, commercial vehicle sales data, truck market, truck freight, north american trucking, class 8 truck, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, trucking, commercial trailer, us trailer, trailer production, north american trailer, class8

ACT Research: N.A. Commercial Vehicle Demand for 2021 Not on the “Worry” List

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Oct 19, 2020 5:30:39 PM

According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, there are any number of concerns regarding the economy in coming months, but one thing that definitely can be crossed off the worry list is commercial vehicle demand into 2021.

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Topics: freight rate, logistics, Press Releases, supply chain, medium duty truck, commercial vehicle sales data, truck market, truck freight, north american trucking, class 8 truck, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, trucking, heavy duty truck, class8

ACT Research: Commercial Vehicle Market Forecasts Upgraded in October

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Oct 9, 2020 1:35:04 PM

According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, after pulling the cycle forward last month, ACT’s front of the cycle forecasts were marked up across-the-board again in October.

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Topics: freight, logistics, Economy, Press Releases, supply chain, medium duty truck, commercial vehicle sales data, truck market, truck freight, north american trucking, class 8 truck, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, trucking, Economics, heavy duty truck, class8

ACT Research: Preliminary NA Classes 5-8 Vehicle Orders Positive for Fourth Consecutive Month

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Oct 2, 2020 9:00:00 PM

Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in September were 31,100 units, up 60% from August and a whopping 145% from an easy year-ago comparison. The NA Classes 5-7 market saw orders at a healthy 26,900 units, up 37% month-over-month and 48% versus their year-ago September volume. Complete industry data for September, including final order numbers, will be published by ACT Research in mid-October.

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Topics: freight rate, logistics, Press Releases, supply chain, medium duty truck, commercial vehicle sales data, truck market, truck freight, north american trucking, class 8 truck, american truck and trailer, commercial truck and trailer, transportation industry news, trucking, heavy duty truck, class8

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