ACT Research: March Trailer Industry Preliminary Net Order Volume 15,600 Units, Down 35% Month-over-Month and Nearly 50% Below Last Year, While Production Surges

Posted on 12. Apr, 2019 by in Press Releases, Trailers

ACT’s preliminary estimate for March 2019 net trailer orders is 15,600 units. Final 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. “It appears that the industry entered a bit of a holding pattern […]

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ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Orders Continued To Drop in February, Down 29% Y/Y

Posted on 22. Mar, 2019 by in Press Releases, Trailers

US trailer order volume came in below previous year volume for the third straight month in February, but OEMs still booked nearly 24,000 net orders during the month, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report. Near-record backlogs have filled 2019 build slots for many OEMs, and there […]

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ACT Research: February Trailer Industry Net Order Volume 23,800 Units, Down 9% Month-over-Month and Off 29% From Last Year

Posted on 20. Mar, 2019 by in Press Releases, Trailers

ACT’s preliminary estimate for February 2019 net trailer orders is 23,800 units. Final 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. “February net orders slid 9% from January volume and were 29% below […]

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ACT Research: Decline in US Trailer Orders Not Necessarily Softening Demand

Posted on 26. Feb, 2019 by in Press Releases, Trailers

According to this quarter’s issue of ACT Research’s Trailer Components Report, the industry’s stronger order streak that started in the fall of 2017 came to an end at the close of 2018, but the softness was not necessarily due to a change in fleet confidence. Q4’18 closed with the industry at an historically high backlog, […]

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ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Orders Start 2019 Down, But Reefer Backlog Projected Into Feb’20

Posted on 25. Feb, 2019 by in Press Releases, Trailers

US trailer order volume slid sequentially for the fourth month in a row, but it’s all relative when one considers that more than 26,000 net orders were posted in January, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report. The report explains that the long-running order stream that started […]

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ACT Research: Industry Books 25,800 Net Orders in January, Generating Slight Backlog Growth to Open the New Year

Posted on 19. Feb, 2019 by in Press Releases, Trailers

ACT’s preliminary estimate for January 2019 net trailer orders is 25,800 units. Final 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. “While the industry had the weakest January order volume since 2016, it […]

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ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Orders Close 2018 Up 35%, As Industry Sets Annual Records For Net Orders and Production

Posted on 25. Jan, 2019 by in Press Releases, Trailers

US trailer order volume slid sequentially for the third month in a row, but it’s all relative when one considers that nearly 28,000 net orders were posted in December, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report. The report explains that the long-running order stream that started in […]

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ACT Research: Industry Sets All-Time Annual Net Order Record in 2018; Closing the Year on a Softer Note, 27,800 Orders Booked in December

Posted on 16. Jan, 2019 by in Press Releases, Trailers

ACT’s preliminary estimate for December 2018 net trailer orders is 27,800 units. Final 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. “Considering the long-running order strength, December’s pause was not entirely surprising, with […]

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ACT Research: November U.S. Trailer Orders Up 101% Y/Y, 5th Best Net Order Month in Industry History

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

US trailer order volume slid sequentially for the second month in a row, but it’s all relative when one considers that more than 45,000 net orders were posted in November, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailer Report. The report explains that November was the fifth highest net […]

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ACT Research: The Record-Setting Pace Continues; Trailer OEMs Have 5th Best Month in Industry History; 43,600 Orders Booked Last Month

Posted on 14. Dec, 2018 by in Press Releases, Trailers

ACT’s preliminary estimate for November 2018 net trailer orders is 43,600 units. Final 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. “Trailer orders continued to set records in November. Led by dry vans, […]

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