Trailer Orders

Business, Equipment

October Trailer Orders Move Sharply Higher

Strick trailer on assembly line A Strick trailer on the assembly line at a manufacturing plant. U.S. trailers orders in October reached their highest volume since November 2018. (Strick via Facebook)

Net U.S. trailer orders in October surged to 31,786 units, reaching the highest volume since November 2018 despite an overall slowing freight market, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 18, 2019
Business, Equipment

March Trailer Orders Fall

Hyundai Translead trailer A Hyundai trailer on the road. (Hyundai Translead)

U.S. trailer orders in March slipped to the lowest level in nearly two years, landing in the 15,000-units range, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 16, 2019
Business, Equipment

June Trailer Orders Clear 20,000

Stoughton trailers Stoughton Trailers

U.S. trailer orders in June passed 20,000 but declined for the first time in 18 months, year-over-year, held back by a fall-off in dry van orders, ACT Research Co. reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 24, 2018
Business, Equipment

Trailer Orders Surge to Start 2018, Passing 39,000

East Trailer Philip Scott Andrews for Transport Topics

January trailer orders surged past 39,000 to the fifth-highest order month in industry history as refrigerated trailers posted a monthly record, industry analysts said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 16, 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.

November 17, 2017
Business, Equipment

Trailer Orders Soar Again in Usually Weak July, Topping 14,000

Wabash worker Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Trailer orders in July jumped 41% year-over-year, supported by demand for dry vans and flatbeds.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 16, 2017

Trailer Orders Jump 51% in June

Great Dane Trailers

Trailer orders in June notched the seventh consecutive month of year-over-year gains, as they topped 20,000, ACT Research Co. said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 18, 2017