trailer orders

Business, Logistics

March Trailer Orders Decline 36%

U.S. trailer orders in March fell sharply year-over-year to the lowest point since July 2013, but earlier orders remain in place, analysts said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 2, 2016
Business, Logistics

Trailer Orders Top 13,000, Off 39% Year-Over-Year

Stoughton Trailers

U.S. net orders of trailers hit 13,800 in March, down 39% year-over-year as all but dump trailers showed weakness, while backlogs remained solid, research firm FTR said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
April 21, 2016
Business, Logistics

Trailer Orders Fall 11% in 2015, But Shipments Set Record

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U.S. trailer orders for 2015 fell 11% compared with 2014 to slightly more than 315,000, but shipments of trailers hit an all-time high as they climbed to more than 300,000, ACT Research said.

January 22, 2016
Business, Logistics

November Trailer Orders Climb 10%, Driven by Big-Fleet Demand

Net orders in November for new truck trailers were the third-highest of all time as large fleets sought replacement units and continued a solid order season, ACT Research Co. reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 4, 2016
Business, Logistics

November Trailer Orders Third Highest in History, FTR Reports

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Net U.S. trailer orders in November exceeded expectations for the second consecutive month, rising to the third-highest monthly total on record, research firm FTR reported.

December 21, 2015
Business, Logistics

October Trailer Orders Top 33,000

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

New trailer orders totaled 33,400 in October, the second strongest figure in 2015 despite dropping 30% from the same month a year earlier, which was the highest on record, ACT Research reported.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
November 30, 2015
Business, Logistics

July Trailer Orders Drop Vs. June

John Sommers II for TT

New trailer orders in July slid to 20,313 from an “unsustainable” pace in June and came to rest in numbers typical for the season, according to ACT Research and other market observers.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 31, 2015
Business, Logistics

June Trailer Orders Jump 29% as Fleets Book Early 2016 Commitments

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June trailer orders surged to nearly 27,900 units as fleets booked early commitments for 2016 production, ACT Research said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
July 27, 2015
Business, Logistics

Shortage of Available Build Slots Weighs Down April Trailer Orders

New trailer orders declined for a third straight month, dropping 31% in April compared with a year earlier, ACT Research reported, attributing the downturn to a shortage of manufacturing capacity rather than weaker demand.

June 1, 2015
Business, Logistics

March Trailer Orders Drop, but Large Backlogs Remain

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March orders for new trailers fell 22% from a year earlier, but manufacturers remain busy with a heavy backlog generated by an “epic” order season over the past several months, ACT Research said.

May 4, 2015

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