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Business, Equipment

Class 8 Truck Orders Decline for First Time in 26 Months

New orders for Class 8 trucks declined in March for the first time in 26 months, but manufacturers remain busy filling previously placed orders, ACT Research said.

April 13, 2015
Business

Wholesalers Face an Inventory Glut

Sales of durable goods at U.S. distributors in January and February suffered the biggest two-month drop since the recession's last gasp in early 2009, figures from the Commerce Department showed April 9 in Washington.

Carlos Torres and Vince Golle | Bloomberg News
April 10, 2015
Business

Class 8 Orders Decline in March for First Time in 26 Months

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New orders of Class 8 trucks slipped 9% in March, ending a streak of 25 straight months with year-over-year growth in order intake, ACT Research reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 2, 2015
Business

Factory Orders Increase for First Time in 7 Months

Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg News

U.S. factory orders rose 0.2% in February, the first increase since July, the Commerce Department reported April 2.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2015
Business, Logistics

Trailer Orders Drop 30% in February

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

February net trailer orders fell 30% from a year ago to 20,700 units, ACT Research Co. reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 27, 2015
Business

February Truck Orders Increase 7%

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February Class 8 truck orders rose 7% from a year ago to 31,200, ACT Research Co. reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
March 4, 2015
Business, Logistics

January Trailer Orders Rise 18% to Near 30,000

Michael G. Malloy/TT News

New trailer orders rose 18% in January from a year ago to 29,853 units, ACT Research reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
February 26, 2015
Business

Truck Orders Rise 2.4% in January; Ease Back From Record Highs

Mack Trucks

Class 8 truck orders rose 2.4% in January to 35,400, slowing from the torrid fourth-quarter pace in which they averaged over 43,000, ACT Research reported.    

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
February 4, 2015
Business, Logistics

Trailer Orders Jump to Record Level in 2014

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

New trailer orders jumped in December to the second-highest level on record, rounding out the trailer industry’s best year for order placement, according to ACT Research.

Transport Topics
January 28, 2015
Business

December Class 8 Orders Jump 38%, Capping Best Year Since 2004

Shane Bevel/Bloomberg News

Class 8 truck orders jumped 38% to 43,900 units in December, capping the industry’s second-best year on record for incoming orders, according to ACT Research.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 6, 2015

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