ACT Research: October U.S. Trailer Orders Up 120% Y/Y, 2nd Best Month in Industry History

Posted on 27. Nov, 2018 by in Press Releases, Trailers

After September’s all-time net order record, volume softened only a small degree in October, with volumes ranked as the second-best month in industry history at more than 55,000 trailers entering the orderboard, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report. “Six of ten trailer categories posted month-over-month gains, […]

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ACT Research: US Trailer Industry Set Net Order Records in Q3’18, with Backlogs Stretching into Q2’19

Posted on 21. Nov, 2018 by in Press Releases, Trailers

The US trailer industry set net order records throughout Q3’18, with both July and August being the strongest months, respectively, in industry history, according to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report. The quarter closed with the industry posting the strongest monthly net order volume in history, with more than 58,000 net orders […]

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ACT Research: OEMs Booked 55,250 Units in October; The Second-Best Month in History Follows September’s All-Time Record

Posted on 12. Nov, 2018 by in Press Releases, Trailers

ACT’s preliminary estimate for October 2018 net trailer orders is 55,250 units. Final October volume will be available later this month. Our methodology allows us to generate a preliminary estimate of the market that should be within +/- 3% of the final order tally. “After posting the highest monthly net order volume in history in […]

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ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Orders Now Considered Epic, Up 135% Year-Over-Year

Posted on 24. Oct, 2018 by in Press Releases, Trailers

September orders continued to reflect the early opening to the 2018/19 order season. Total trailer net orders of more than 58k units were up 52% m/m and 135% better than this time last year, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report. “Following the strongest July and August […]

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ACT Research: Trailer Industry Sets All-Time Monthly Record Net Order Volume in September; OEMs Report 58,200 Units Shattering Previous Industry Best

Posted on 17. Oct, 2018 by in Press Releases, Trailers

ACT’s preliminary estimate for September 2018 net trailer orders is 58,200 units. Final September volume will be available later this month. Our methodology allows us to generate a preliminary estimate of the market that should be within +/- 3% of the final order tally. “Fleets reached a never-before-seen trailer order level in September. OEMs booked […]

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ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Orders Still at Torrid Pace, Up 142% Year-Over-Year

Posted on 25. Sep, 2018 by in Press Releases, Trailers

August orders continued to reflect the early opening to the 2018/19 order season. Total trailer net orders of more than 38k units were up 31% m/m and 142% better than this time last year, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report. “Seven of ten trailer categories were […]

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ACT Research: OEMs Booked 38,200 Units in August; More Than 140% Above Last Year and the Best August in Industry History

Posted on 17. Sep, 2018 by in Press Releases, Trailers

ACT’s preliminary estimate for August 2018 net trailer orders is 38,200 units. Final August volume will be available later this month. Our methodology allows us to generate a preliminary estimate of the market that should be within +/- 3% of the final order tally. “Fleets continued to invest at a torrid pace in August, following […]

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U.S. Trailer Industry Opens Second Half of Year at Torrid Pace, Up 102% Year-Over-Year

Posted on 20. Aug, 2018 by in Press Releases, Trailers

At more than twice the level of last July and the strongest July in industry history, more than 29,000 net orders were booked in July 2018. According to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report, every trailer category was in the black year-over-year, with dry vans and reefers posting […]

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Total U.S. Trailer Net Orders Down Y/Y for First Time in 18 Months; Industry Production Now Committed Past Christmas

Posted on 24. Jul, 2018 by in Press Releases, Trailers

While orders have been extremely strong, the industry’s long string of y/y net order gains came to an end in June. According to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report, net orders of 20,048 trailers were down 1.3% y/y and 13% off m/m. “Dry vans were the driving force […]

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ACT Research: Total U.S. Trailer Net Orders Rose 27% Y/Y in May, And Industry Production Is Now Committed Nearly to Christmas

Posted on 27. Jun, 2018 by in Press Releases, Trailers

Seasonal patterns predicted a significant sequential net order decline in May. Net orders were 22,900 not seasonally adjusted, off only 2% month-over-month, but this translated to a 27% increase when compared to May 2017. According to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report, the dramatic seasonally adjusted strength in […]

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