trailer orders

Business, Equipment

August Net Trailer Orders Clear 12,000

Welder at a Wabash Trailers manufacturing plant A welder works on the line at Wabash manufacturing facility. (Wabash Trailers)

U.S. trailer net orders in August reached 12,366, ACT Research reported as the persistent story of pent-up customer demand, various supply chains faltering and order boards opening partially, if at all, continued.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 14, 2021
Business, Equipment

June Trailer Orders Reach 11,000

Hyundai Translead plant Trailers on the production line at a Hyundai Translead manufacturing plant. (Hyundai Translead via Vimeo)

U.S. trailer orders in June came in at 10,952 units, down from 13,441 a year earlier, ACT Research reported, marking the first year-over-year decline in net orders since May 2020.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 13, 2021
Business, Equipment

March Trailer Orders Hit 29,500, More Than Triple a Year Earlier

Utility 3000R refrigerated trailer A Utlity 3000R refrigerated trailer on display at a trade show. March's 29,500 trailer orders marked a 12% increase over 26,414 in February. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

North American trailer orders for March hit 29,500, more than triple the volume compared with a year earlier, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 14, 2021
Business, Equipment

Trailer Orders Ease; Supply Chain Issues Rise

Stoughton Trailers manufacturing plant Trailers in production at the Stoughton Trailers' manufacturing facility in Evansville, Wis. (Stoughton Trailers)

U.S. trailer orders in January were 29,100, up 94% from the same month last year, ACT Research reported, citing manufacturers’ initial data.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 11, 2021
Business, Equipment

October US Trailer Orders Soar to Third-Highest Level Ever

Hyundai Translead trailer Hyundai Translead

U.S. trailer orders for October soared to 54,200, the third-best in industry history, ACT Research reported, citing trailer makers’ preliminary market estimate.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 13, 2020
Business, Equipment

US Trailer Orders Hit 30-Year Low in April

Utility Trailer trailer door A Utility trailer door moves through the production process. (Utility Trailer)

U.S. trailer orders in April fell to a 30-year low amid severe recessionary pressures, FTR reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 18, 2020
Business, Equipment

January Trailer Orders Down 43% Year-Over-Year

Stoughton Trailer factory Stoughton Trailers

Net trailer orders in the United States for January underscored that caution remains a central factor in fleets’ equipment purchasing plans, as orders sank to the lowest total of any January in 10 years, ACT reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 20, 2020
Business, Equipment

Trailer Orders Hit Year-End Slump; Backlog for 2020 Slides Lower

Wabash National trailer worker A worker at the Wabash National Corp. manufacturing facility in Lafayette, Ind. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg)

Net U.S. trailer orders in December fell to just below 18,000, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 15, 2020
Business, Equipment

November Trailer Orders Weaken, Leaving Excess Production Capacity

Stoughton Trailer factory Workers assemble a trailer frame at Stoughton Trailers' Brodhead, Wis., manufacturing plant. (Stoughton Trailers via YouTube)

Net orders for U.S. trailers in November fell 56% to just below 20,000, ACT Research reported — putting excess production capacity in the spotlight.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 19, 2019
Business, Equipment

Trailer Orders Fall Amid Concerns Over 2020

Stoughton trailers Stoughton Trailers

FTR reported preliminary net U.S. trailer orders for November dropped to 20,200 as fleets are becoming more cautious about freight conditions in 2020.

December 16, 2019

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