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Business, Logistics

June Trailer Orders Jump 29% as Fleets Book Early 2016 Commitments

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

June trailer orders surged to nearly 27,900 units as fleets booked early commitments for 2016 production, ACT Research said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
July 27, 2015
Business, Equipment

June Truck Orders Fall 26%

International Trucks

New Class 8 truck orders declined in June and dipped below the 20,000 mark for the first time since 2013, ACT Research reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
July 13, 2015
Business

Truck Orders Fall 26% in June, but Backlogs Remain Above Prior-Year Levels

New Class 8 truck orders declined in June for a fourth consecutive month, but industry backlogs remain well above prior-year levels, ACT Research reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
July 6, 2015
Business

Factory Orders Fall on Weak Demand for Transportation Equipment

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

New orders for U.S. factory goods fell more than expected in May on weak demand for transportation and electrical equipment, a sign that manufacturing remained mired in a soft patch.

Lucia Mutikani and Andrea Ricci | Reuters
July 6, 2015
Business

Factories Expand as Orders Grow at Fastest Pace in Five Months

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Manufacturing expanded more than forecast in May as orders grew at the fastest pace in five months, indicating the industry is starting to emerge from a first-quarter slump.

Bloomberg News
June 1, 2015
Business, Logistics

Shortage of Available Build Slots Weighs Down April Trailer Orders

New trailer orders declined for a third straight month, dropping 31% in April compared with a year earlier, ACT Research reported, attributing the downturn to a shortage of manufacturing capacity rather than weaker demand.

June 1, 2015
Business

April Truck Orders Drop 10% to Lowest Level in 18 Months

Truck orders slipped 10% last month from the same period a year ago on a preliminary basis to the lowest level in 18 months, as Class 8 buying trends return to typical seasonal patterns.

May 11, 2015
Business

Truck Orders Fall 10% in April, Reports Say

Truck orders slipped 10% last month from the year-earlier period on a preliminary basis as industry trends return to more typical seasonal patterns, ACT Research and consulting firm FTR reported.

Transport Topics
May 4, 2015
Business, Logistics

March Trailer Orders Drop, but Large Backlogs Remain

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March orders for new trailers fell 22% from a year earlier, but manufacturers remain busy with a heavy backlog generated by an “epic” order season over the past several months, ACT Research said.

May 4, 2015
Business, Logistics

March Trailer Orders Fall 22%, But Manufacturers’ Backlogs Remain Strong

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

March trailer orders fell 22% from a year ago, but manufacturers remain busy building a heavy backlog of new equipment requested during the “epic” order season that began in the fall, ACT Research reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 24, 2015

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