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Business, Logistics

Dry Van Demand Sends Trailer Orders Surging

Stoughton Trailers

U.S. net trailer orders in January shot up 92% year-over-year to almost 33,000 as dry van demand surged ahead, much as it has since November, ACT Research Co. said.

Transport Topics
February 23, 2017
Business

Factory Goods Orders Fall, But Trend Points to Recovery

Randall Hill/Reuters

New orders for U.S.-made goods fell in November, weighed down by a plunge in the volatile civilian aircraft category, but the underlying trend suggested manufacturing is gradually firming.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
January 6, 2017
Business

Factory Production Drops for First Time in Three Months

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

U.S. factory output dropped in November for the first time in three months, showing an anemic recovery in manufacturing after an extended slowdown.

Michelle Jamrisko | Bloomberg News
December 14, 2016
Business, Logistics

Trailer Orders Top 21,000

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co.

U.S. trailer orders climbed above 21,000 in October for the second-highest total of the year, as analysts said the cycle is stabilizing after the tremendous surge in orders during the previous two years.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 28, 2016
Business

Factory Orders Rise, but Sector Still Struggling to Emerge From Slump

Sean Proctor/Bloomberg News

New orders for U.S. factory goods rose for a third straight month in September, but a further decline in order books suggested the manufacturing sector will struggle to emerge from a prolonged slump.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
November 3, 2016
Business

Truck Orders Drop 28% in September

Volvo Group

Truck orders for September fell 28% year-over-year, continuing a steady decline during 2016, ACT Research reported.

Transport Topics
October 4, 2016
Business

Factory Orders Post Largest Increase in Nine Months

Fiat Chrysler/Handout via Reuters

New orders for U.S. factory goods recorded their largest increase in nine months in July as demand increased broadly, an encouraging sign for the embattled manufacturing sector.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
September 2, 2016
Business, Logistics

June Trailer Orders Plunge 50%

U.S. trailer orders in June sank about 50% from especially robust volumes a year earlier, as the stagnant freight market also prompted a spike in cancellations and a sharp decline in backlog, analysts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 8, 2016
Business, Logistics

US Trailer Orders Tumbled in June

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

June’s sharp plunge in U.S. trailer orders reflected increased cancellations, caution on the part of fleets over placing new orders and a very strong comparable month the year before, analysts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 22, 2016
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Orders Fall to the Lowest Point Since 2012

Volvo Trucks North America

North American orders for Class 8 trucks in June fell to the lowest point in nearly six years, ACT Research Co. reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 6, 2016

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