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Trailer Components & Raw Materials Forecast Report

Posted by ACT Research LLC. on May 8, 2020 12:27:58 PM

_I would recommend ACT Research to anyone that’s looking for in-depth insight into what’s happening in the commercial vehicle markets. The expertise and knowledge that goes into the service they provide, there’s not  (1)To help trailer OEMs, suppliers, and investors gain insights in the volume and timing of materials and components utilized in manufacturing trailers, ACT Research publishes the Trailer Components & Raw Materials Forecast. This quarterly report reviews the current market and forecast highlights, a 5-year annual projection, as well as short and long term factory shipment forecasts. If your business is manufacturing and selling the following to the trailer industry for final trailer manufacturing, this report is a great fit for you: axles, leaf springs, suspensions, brake components, brake chambers, slack adjusters, ABS components, brake valves, wheels, hubcaps, bearings, hub and drums, cross members, landing gear, kingpins, tires, and air tanks, then this report is critical for your forecasting and business planning.

With a subscription comes access to various support materials via an online report dashboard at including:

  1. PDF of Current Quarter Report
  2. Items of note including:
    1. Current Market & Forecast Highlights
    2. Quarterly Forecast
    3. Annual Forecast
    4. Short-Term Production Forecast
    5. Long-Term Production Forecast

With this report, you will receive quarterly forecasts for the current and following year, as well as annual forecasts for the current and next 5 years. This report breaks the trailer industry down by components and raw materials, into structural components and undercarriage components. A high-level, executive overview is included as well.

The types of businesses that should be interested in the ACT U.S. New Trailer Components & Raw Materials Forecast are those businesses in the trailer manufacturing supply chain, trailer manufacturing or selling. Other businesses are using this report to inform them of the current trailer market and forecasts, inform purchasing, scheduling, and inventory decisions as well as components and raw material-specific data.

Need more information on the information and data ACT Research collects and reports on in our New Trailer Components & Raw Materials Forecast? CLICK HERE to watch a presentation by Frank Maly, ACT's Director of Commercial Vehicle Transportation Analysis and Research, reviews the state of the commercial trailer market at ACT's Outlook Seminar 61 in August of 2019.

For more information about ACT’s U.S. New Trailer Components & Raw Materials Forecast, CLICK HERE to access a sample report. Complimentary reports of the State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers include:


ACT’s 63rd seminar is scheduled for August 11-13, 2020. Focused on the road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will feature dealer, alternative power, and economic panels, as well as discussions on near-term demand of North American commercial vehicle markets and the pending impact of alternative power on the market in the near future. Both in-person and livestream options are available for those who wish to participate. Click here for seminar information.

ACT Research hosts a series of one-hour webinars focused on the commercial vehicle industry. The first 45 minutes are devoted to a review of the commercial vehicle (CV) industry with emphasis on the economy, trucking trends, and industry statistics that provide insight on the direction of CV production and sales. Short-term forecasts are presented and explained. The remaining 15 minutes of the teleconference are devoted to questions and discussions with participants. All conferences begin at 11:00 a.m. Eastern. Click Here to register for our next Webinar.

ACT Research is recognized as the leading publisher of commercial vehicle truck, trailer, and bus industry data, market analysis and forecasts for the North America and China markets. ACT’s analytical services are used by all major North American truck and trailer manufacturers and their suppliers, as well as banking and investment companies. ACT Research is a contributor to the Blue Chip Economic Indicators and a member of the Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Panel. ACT Research executives have received peer recognition, including election to the Board of Directors of the National Association for Business Economics, appointment as Consulting Economist to the National Private Truck Council, and the Lawrence R. Klein Award for Blue Chip Economic Indicators’ Most Accurate Economic Forecast over a four-year period. ACT Research senior staff members have earned accolades including Chicago Federal Reserve Automotive Outlook Symposium Best Overall Forecast, Wall Street Journal Top Economic Outlook, and USA Today Top 10 Economic Forecasters. More information can be found at

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