ACT Research: Equipment Supply-Freight Demand Imbalance Coming, Freight Rate Recession Likely

Posted on 13. Mar, 2019 by in NA CV OUTLOOK, Press Releases

  According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, a freight recession is not out of the question, but the easier call is a rate recession as truck supply-freight demand fall out of balance. “While there is a very low probability and no expectation of an economy-wide recession in […]

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ACT Research: ACT Sees Yellow Light Continuing to Burn for US Economy & NA CV Industry

Posted on 11. Feb, 2019 by in Economy, NA CV OUTLOOK, Press Releases

According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, yellow lights continue to flash for the US economy, and by extension for the North American commercial vehicle industry. “While the outlook has less of an orange tinge, sufficient caution flags remain to keep the yellow light burning regarding the near […]

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ACT Research: ACT Sees Yellow Lights Flashing for US Economy & NA CV Industry

Posted on 10. Jan, 2019 by in Economy, NA CV OUTLOOK, Press Releases

According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, yellow lights are flashing for the US economy, and by extension for the North American commercial vehicle industry. “Over the course of Q4’18, the list of indicators flashing yellow became longer and brighter for the US economy,” said Kenny Vieth, ACT’s […]

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ACT Research: ACT US Tractor Dashboard Falls Into Negative Territory

Posted on 10. Dec, 2018 by in NA CV OUTLOOK, Press Releases

According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the ACT North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, signs continue to mount that the freight cycle is getting long in the tooth. “ACT’s US Tractor Dashboard, an aggregation of 15 metrics designed to predict the direction of Class 8 net orders, went from neutral to negative in October, […]

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ACT Research: Freight-related Industry Metrics Continue To Moderate, While Heavy CV Markets Are Positively Impacted

Posted on 09. Nov, 2018 by in Classes 5-8, NA CV OUTLOOK, Press Releases

September marked the second consecutive month of moderating freight-related industry metrics, and early indications suggest the trend continued in October, according to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest release of the ACT North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK. “This is not to suggest that the market is poised for a near-term rollover, but it does appear that forward […]

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