trailer orders

Business, Equipment

October Trailer Orders Rocket to 55,250

Reefer truck on highway October's reefer volume was the highest recorded. (Sharp Transportation)

U.S. trailer orders reached the second-highest point ever in October, 55,250 units, on surging demand for dry van and refrigerated units, according to ACT Research Co.

Transport Topics
November 13, 2018
Business, Equipment

September Trailer Orders Shatter Record, ACT Research Reports

Stoughton Trailer factory Stoughton Trailers

U.S. trailer orders in September skyrocketed to an all-time high, surpassing the previous record by more than 10,000 units, ACT Research Co. reported.

Transport Topics
October 17, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Trailer Orders Boom Amid Nonstop Demand

Trailer Orders Strick trailers on the assembly line at the manufacturing facility in Monroe, Ind. (Strick Trailers)

Records keep falling. U.S. trailer orders reached 38,200 in August, the most ever for the month, ACT Research Co. reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2018
Business, Equipment

March Trailer Orders Total 29,500

Meritor Workers Meritor trailer axles on the assembly line. (Meritor)

U.S. trailer orders for March jumped 36% to top 29,000 as demand roared on and manufacturers began to grapple with the surging costs of key materials.

Transport Topics
April 13, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment

Trailer Orders Surge in December, Close in on All-Time High

Plant worders assemble a Strick trailer Roger Gilroy/Transport Topics

U.S. trailer orders soared in December to record levels — the second-highest all-time, according to one analyst — as manufacturers ended a busy, successful year on a high note.

Transport Topics
January 12, 2018
Business, Equipment

Trailer Orders Jump in October as Order Season Begins

Plant worders assemble a Strick trailer Roger Gilroy/Transport Topics

Preliminary net trailer orders jumped 50% in October, ACT Research Co. reported.

Transport Topics
November 17, 2017
Business, Equipment

September Trailer Orders Improve 76% Year-Over-Year

Stoughton Trailers manufacturing plant Stoughton Trailers via YouTube

Strength in dry vans pushed U.S. trailer orders in September to near 23,000, up 76% from a year earlier, ACT Research reported.

Transport Topics
October 13, 2017
Business, Equipment

US Trailer Orders Flat in August; Inventory Rising as GHG 2 Nears

August trailer orders flat A flatbed by East Manufacturing Co. August trailer orders were flat. (East Manufacturing)

August trailer orders were flat year-over-year at 15,600, but several industry issues are clearly heating up.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2017
Business, Equipment

July Trailer Orders Increase 41%; Industry Optimistic for 2018

Wabash trailers for assembly Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

U.S. trailer orders jumped 41% in July compared with the weak 2016 period, supported by demand for dry vans and flatbeds — and trailer makers said they expected similar conditions in 2018.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 23, 2017
Business, Equipment

Seasonally Strong Trailer Orders in June Up 51% Year-Over-Year, Top 20,000

trailers lot titanium Mark Blinch/Reuters

U.S. trailer orders shot up 51% in June and notched the seventh consecutive month of year-over-year gains.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 27, 2017

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