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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.

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
Business, Logistics

Trailer Orders Rise 43% in November

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

November trailer orders rose 43% to the fourth-highest level ever, following October’s record high, to 36,000 units, ACT Research Co. reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
December 19, 2014
Business, Logistics

Trailer Orders Surge to Record High

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Trailer orders leaped to a record-high 47,810 in October, almost doubling from a year ago, ACT Research Co. reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
November 24, 2014
Business

Manufacturers Say They’re Ready to Meet Higher Demand in 2015

October’s extraordinary total for new-truck orders has raised expectations for Class 8 production in 2015, but analysts and manufacturers said the industry appears to be in a good position to handle the growing demand.

November 24, 2014
Business

October Class 8 Orders Soar to Second-Highest Total Ever

Justin Ide/Bloomberg News

New Class 8 truck orders skyrocketed in October to 46,200 units, the second-highest level in history, ACT Research reported.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 5, 2014
Business

Factory Orders Dip For Second Month

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Factory orders dropped 0.6% in September after a 10% decline the prior month, the Commerce Department reported Nov. 4.

November 4, 2014
Business, Logistics

Trailer Orders Soar 86.2%

New trailer orders spiked 86.2% in September from a year earlier, soaring to the highest level in nearly a decade as fleets rushed to reserve 2015 build slots, analysts and manufacturers said.

November 3, 2014

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