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ACT Research gains data from truck and trailer original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), aggregates information from public and private databases, examines various economic trends, and utilizes years of industry experience to forecast the short and long term of the industry.
We publish three types of reports for the commercial vehicle and transportation markets.
ACT Research is known for industry expertise and ease of accessibility to our clients. For more than 30 years ACT Research has been the leader in commercial vehicle forecasting partnering with OEMs to give businesses the ability to “peek around the corner” and see the short and long term progressions of the commercial vehicle market. Producing various best-in-class reports to benefit the market, ACT Research is the leader in providing data and analysis to businesses throughout the world.
Awards & Recognition
2019 Lawrence R. Klein Blue Chip Award for Forecast Accuracy 2015-2018
Chicago Federal Reserve Automotive Outlook Symposium Best Overall Forecast
Consulting Economist to the National Private Truck Council
Wall Street Journal Top Economic Outlook
USA Today Top 10 Economic Forercasters
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Senior VP & GM of Transportation Finance – Hitachi Capital
Forecasting and Market Data Reports
Consulting and Special Projects
Speaking and Thought Leadership
Recent Report Press Releases
ACT Research: With Present CV Demand Strong, the Question Is When Does It End According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, the mid-year 2021 ...
ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Prices Continue Strongest-Ever Trend The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index, with May data, showed a slowing in volumes, ...
ACT Research: U.S. Net and New Trailer Orders Show Double-Digit M/M Decline; Y/Y Gains Bolstered by COVID-Impacted May 2020
ACT Research: U.S. Net and New Trailer Orders Show Double-Digit M/M Decline; Y/Y Gains Bolstered by COVID-Impacted May 2020 May net US trailer orders of ...
ACT Research: Strong Economic Activity and Capacity Constraints Impacting CV Markets According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, ...
ACT Research: Preliminary Used Class 8 Data Show Sales and Prices Up YTD, with Average Miles and Age Lower
ACT Research: Preliminary Used Class 8 Data Show Sales and Prices Up YTD, with Average Miles and Age Lower Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same ...
ACT Freight Forecast: Capex Boom Benefits Freight Demand ACT Research released the latest installment of the ACT Freight Forecast, U.S. Rate and Volume OUTLOOK report.
ACT Research: May Preliminary Net Trailer Orders of 8,800 Units Were Down 39% from April but Almost 170% Better Year-over-Year
ACT Research: May Preliminary Net Trailer Orders of 8,800 Units Were Down 39% from April but Almost 170% Better Year-over-Year Preliminary reports show trailer OEMs ...
ACT Research: Class 8 Tractor Dashboard Flashing All Positive Indicators in April According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, the ...
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