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July 2019 Trailer Industry Preliminary Net Orders jump 65% Versus June but 66% Lower than Last Year; OEMs Post Volume of 9,900 Units

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Aug 14, 2019 11:30:00 AM

ACT’s preliminary estimate for July 2019 net trailer orders is 9,900 units. 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: Trailers, Press Releases

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Continued to Drop in June, Down 70% Y/Y & 43% YTD

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Jul 26, 2019 11:25:34 AM

New US trailer orders of 11.3k were down 27% month-over-month, but after accounting for cancellations, net orders slid to 6k units, down 42% from May. Year-to-date net orders are 43% below last year, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report.

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Topics: transportation, Trailers, Press Releases

ACT Research: June 2019 Trailer Industry Preliminary Net Orders down 41% from May and 69% Below Last Year; Volume of 6,200 Units Lowest in Almost 10 Years

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Jul 16, 2019 7:15:00 PM

ACT’s preliminary estimate for June 2019 net trailer orders is 6,200 units. 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: transportation, Trailers, Press Releases

ACT Research: Current Class 8 Market Activity Rapidly Approaching Precipice

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Jul 11, 2019 1:55:00 PM

According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, current Class 8 build rates may suggest upside to the 2019 forecast, but large new inventories and deteriorating freight and rate conditions suggest erring on the side of caution remains the right call.

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Topics: freight rate, transportation, Trailers, Classes 5-8, Economy, NA CV OUTLOOK, Press Releases, Regulations

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Continued to Drop in May, Down 54% Y/Y & 40% YTD

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on Jun 24, 2019 6:05:53 PM

 

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Topics: transportation, Trailers, Press Releases

ACT Research: When Change Comes, It Is Likely to Come Fast

Posted by ACT Research LLC. on Jun 10, 2019 4:00:00 PM

According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, current Class 8 build rates suggest upside to the 2019 forecast, but large new truck inventories and deteriorating freight and rate conditions suggest erring on the side of caution remains the right call: When the change comes, it is likely to come fast.

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Topics: Trailers, Classes 5-8, Economy, NA CV OUTLOOK, Press Releases

ACT Research: US Trailer Orders Are Easing, While Production Remains Robust

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on May 31, 2019 8:00:00 AM

According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, trailer industry net orders have eased meaningfully since November of 2018, as year-over-year-comparisons have now been in the red for the last five months, but order weakness is not indicative of fleets’ unwillingness to invest.

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Topics: Trailers, Press Releases

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Orders Continued to Drop in April, Down 23% Y/Y and 30% YTD

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on May 22, 2019 5:32:52 PM

New US trailer orders of 18.6k were up 4% month-over-month, but after accounting for cancellations, net orders slid to 14.7k units, down 6% from March. Year-to-date, net orders are 37% below last year, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report. Near-record backlogs have filled 2019 build slots for many OEMs, and there continues to be some resistance toward booking orders into next year, resulting in the modest order volumes.

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Topics: Trailers, Press Releases

ACT Research: While Class 8 Measures Are at Cycle Highs, Trailer Orders Are Weak

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on May 20, 2019 4:06:52 PM

According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, Class 8 retail sales and build remain at cycle highs, but signs are multiplying that the market momentum will start declining during the second half of this year. At the same time, net trailer orders in March were the weakest order volume since July of 2017, as many OEMs continue to be unwilling to fully open 2020 orderboards.

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Topics: Trailers, Classes 5-8, Press Releases, Transportation Digest

ACT Research: April 2019 Trailer Industry Preliminary Net Orders Down 7% from March and 38% Below Last Year; Volume of 14,500 Units Lowest Since July 2017

Posted by Jennifer McNealy on May 20, 2019 10:05:44 AM

ACT’s preliminary estimate for April 2019 net trailer orders is 14,500 units. Final volume will be available later this month. Our methodology allows us to generate a preliminary estimate of the market that should be within +/- 3% of the final order tally.

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Topics: Trailers, Press Releases

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