ACT Research: Current Class 8 Story Is Big Backlogs, Slowing Orders

Posted on 20. Mar, 2019 by in CV Dealer Digest, Press Releases

In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research noted that recently softer Class 8 orders are attributed to backlogs that are still out about 10 months: Many of the orders normally booked in the year’s first quarter were actually placed in the rush to get into the queue in the second half […]

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ACT Research: Supply and Demand-Side Triggers Impacting Heavy CV Markets

Posted on 24. Feb, 2019 by in CV Dealer Digest, Press Releases

In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research queries whether the current record-setting Class 8 cycle will close differently than previous peak periods. The report provides monthly analysis on transportation trends, equipment markets, and the economy. “ACT’s analysis of Class 8 cycles shows that peak build typically lasts between 13 and 15 […]

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ACT Research: Supply and Demand-Side Triggers Impacting Heavy CV Markets

Posted on 23. Jan, 2019 by in CV Dealer Digest, Press Releases

ACT Research recently noted, in the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, that heavy commercial vehicle markets continue to benefit from a still-broad spectrum of supply and demand-side triggers. Three of the key considerations ACT has been reviewing include the fact that freight rate markdown is from record levels, the addition of new technologies […]

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ACT Research: Supply and Demand-Side Triggers Impacting Heavy CV Markets

Posted on 19. Dec, 2018 by in CV Dealer Digest, Press Releases

ACT Research recently noted, in the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, that heavy commercial vehicle markets continue to benefit from a broad spectrum of supply and demand-side triggers. Those triggers include still strong US and Canadian freight markets, ELD capacity absorption, which exacerbated an already-tight driver supply, higher rates and margins for fleets, […]

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ACT Research: Tough Comparisons for Transportation, But In A Robust Environment

Posted on 26. Nov, 2018 by in CV Dealer Digest, Press Releases

ACT Research recently noted, in the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, that freight-related metrics are continuing the moderation that began in August. The report, which provides monthly analysis on transportation trends, equipment markets, and the economy, also explained why the market forecasting and analysis firm believes that this does not suggest that the […]

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