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Transportation Digest

Posted by ACT Research LLC. on Oct 11, 2019 2:17:07 PM

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Understanding the current commercial vehicle market is pertinent for so many businesses, but not everyone has the time to read a lengthy report on the state of the markets. Commercial vehicle and transportation business leaders need information for sales projections, budgeting and additional reasons. That is why ACT Research developed the Transportation Digest, a monthly high-level overview of transportation trends, equipment markets, and the economy as a whole.

This report includes information relative to for-hire, trucking, intermodal, and various truck class trends. Designed with busy executives and business owners in mind, the Transportation Digest covers all the major industry news and trends, including a market outlook, all in the convenience of a quick, easy to read report. The types of business that subscribe to the Transportation Digest are those businesses that need a quick, high-level overview document for their busy commercial vehicle industry

executives, to collect a snapshot of the for-hire, trucking, intermodal, and various truck class trends to make better-informed decisions for the future of their business. With this report, subscribers receive: 

  • monthly highlights on trucking sector trends
  • publicly-traded truckload carriers data
  • rail/intermodal data
  • new Classes 5, 6, 7, 8 trucks/tractors
  • used trucks
  • new trailers

All with quick-read graphs and explanatory captions covering the used truck markets, transportation metrics, economics and energy prices. 

Complimentary subscriptions to The Transportation for a deep-dive into transportation industry news on commercial truck and trailers include:

To support subscribers to the N.A. Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, and the industry as a whole, ACT Research hosts 5 webinars and 2 events per year to share additional information, and answer questions related to the commercial vehicle markets. Only subscribers of the N.A. Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK are eligible to attend either the events or webinars (ACT does offer one-time guest registrations for both). To listen to previously recorded presentations, please click the options below:

Are you in need of this type of information? Click the button below to subscribe. Connect with us today to get an unprecedented level of information to help your business in the future.


ACT’s 63rd Outlook Seminar is scheduled for August 11-13, 2020, and will feature truck dealer, emerging technology, and economic panels, as well as discussions on near-term demand of North American commercial vehicle markets and the pending impact of electrification on the market in the near future. Click here for seminar information.

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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2019 Lawrence R. Klein Award Winner: Most Accurate Economic Forecast 2015-2019

  Partner to LMC Automotive and the Chinese State Information Center

  Contributor to the Blue Chip Financial and Wall Street Journal Consensus Economic Forecast


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