Business, Logistics

November Trailer Orders Climb 10%, Driven by Big-Fleet Demand

Net orders in November for new truck trailers were the third-highest of all time as large fleets sought replacement units and continued a solid order season, ACT Research Co. reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 4, 2016
Business, Logistics

November Trailer Orders Third Highest in History, FTR Reports

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Net U.S. trailer orders in November exceeded expectations for the second consecutive month, rising to the third-highest monthly total on record, research firm FTR reported.

Transport Topics
December 21, 2015

November Truck Orders Plummet From 2014 Pace

Volvo Trucks NA

Class 8 truck orders totaled about 16,500 units in November, a plunge of about 60% year-over-year, analysts said, citing preliminary numbers.

Transport Topics
December 3, 2015
Business, Logistics

October Trailer Orders Top 33,000

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

New trailer orders totaled 33,400 in October, the second strongest figure in 2015 despite dropping 30% from the same month a year earlier, which was the highest on record, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 30, 2015

Orders for Business Equipment Rise More Than Predicted

Orders for U.S. business equipment climbed more than forecast in October, indicating steady domestic demand is encouraging corporate investment even as global sales waver.

Bloomberg News
November 25, 2015
Business, Equipment

October Class 8 Orders Down from Historic 2014 Month

New orders in North America for Class 8 trucks dropped sharply in October from the near-record level a year earlier but remained strong compared with traditional order patterns, according to two reports.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
November 9, 2015
Business, Equipment

September Class 8 Truck Orders Down


Orders for Class 8 trucks fell in September to 19,600 vehicles, down 3% from a month earlier and 21% fewer year-over-year, ACT Research said based on preliminary numbers.

Transport Topics
October 5, 2015
Business, Logistics

July Trailer Orders Drop Vs. June

John Sommers II for TT

New trailer orders in July slid to 20,313 from an “unsustainable” pace in June and came to rest in numbers typical for the season, according to ACT Research and other market observers.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 31, 2015

Class 8 Truck Orders Hit 24,100 in July

Mack Trucks Inc.

New Class 8 truck orders were “stronger than expected” in July at 24,100 units but still declined 20% from a year earlier, ACT Research reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 5, 2015

Factory Orders Rebound on Strong Demand for Transportation Equipment

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

New orders for U.S. factory goods rebounded strongly in June on robust demand for transportation equipment and other goods, a hopeful sign for the struggling manufacturing sector.

Lucia Mutikani | Reuters
August 4, 2015