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Business, Logistics

Trailer Orders Fall 12% in May

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

U.S. net trailer orders in May reached 14,250 units, the lowest total this year, ACT Research Co. reported, calling it an expected seasonal slowdown.

Transport Topics
June 15, 2016
Business

May Truck Orders Plunge 30%; OEMs Plan Additional Cutbacks

Daimler Trucks North America via YouTube

Class 8 truck orders in May plunged 30% year-over-year, two research firms said, underscoring two truck manufacturers’ recently announced plans to trim production for the second time this year.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 13, 2016
Business

Orders for Commercial Vehicles Fell in May

North American orders in May for new Class 8 trucks fell 31% year-over-year as overcapacity, low late-model used-truck values and weak freight volumes continued to restrain demand, ACT Research Co. reported.

Transport Topics
June 3, 2016
Business

Class 8 Orders Tumble 39% in April

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Class 8 truck orders tumbled 39% year-over-year in April, reaching a seven-year low for the month, in the midst of a weak freight environment, slumping used-truck prices and overstocked dealer lots, two consulting firms reported.

Transport Topics
May 4, 2016
Business, Logistics

March Trailer Orders Decline 36%

U.S. trailer orders in March fell sharply year-over-year to the lowest point since July 2013, but earlier orders remain in place, analysts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
May 2, 2016
Business, Logistics

Trailer Orders Top 13,000, Off 39% Year-Over-Year

Stoughton Trailers

U.S. net orders of trailers hit 13,800 in March, down 39% year-over-year as all but dump trailers showed weakness, while backlogs remained solid, research firm FTR said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 21, 2016
Business

Factory Orders Drop in February in Latest Sign Economic Growth Slowed in First Quarter

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

New orders for U.S. factory goods fell in February and business spending on capital goods was much weaker than initially thought, the latest indications that economic growth slowed further in the first quarter.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
April 4, 2016
Business, Equipment

Class 8 Truck Orders Drop 48%

Mack Trucks

January’s Class 8 North American orders just cleared 18,000, down 48% year-over-year but within expectations as fleets’ ordering patterns shifted into a more typical range, analysts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 8, 2016
Business

US Manufacturing Contracts in January for a Fourth Month

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing in the United States shrank in January for a fourth consecutive month as businesses cut staffing plans. Growth resumed in new orders and production, indicating some stabilization in the industry.

Sho Chandra | Bloomberg News
February 1, 2016
Business, Logistics

Trailer Orders Fall 11% in 2015, But Shipments Set Record

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

U.S. trailer orders for 2015 fell 11% compared with 2014 to slightly more than 315,000, but shipments of trailers hit an all-time high as they climbed to more than 300,000, ACT Research said.

Transport Topics
January 22, 2016

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