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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 Forecasters
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Senior VP & GM of Transportation Finance – Mitsubishi HC Capital America
Forecasting and Market Data Reports
Consulting and Special Projects
Speaking and Thought Leadership
Recent Report Press Releases
ACT Research: Anticipating Inbound Recession, September Forecasts Unchanged In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research reported essentially unchanged forecasts from last ...
ACT Research: DAT and ACT Team Up to Boost Analytics Services DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the DAT One network for spot truckload freight ...
ACT Research: Used Class 8 Retail Sales Leap in August, Delivering Needed Market Relief According to the latest release of the State of the Industry: ...
ACT Research: OEMs Surmount Supply Disruptions; US Trailer Demand Endures August net US trailer orders of 17,777 units were 4.6% higher compared to last month, ...
ACT Research: Class 8 Tractor Dashboard Rises in July after Four Negative Months According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, the top line on ...
ACT Research: For-Hire Trucking Index Across-the-Board in August The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index, showed August volume flat and productivity down, with the ...
ACT Research: August Preliminary US Trailer Net Orders Rising, Supply Chain Improving Preliminary reports show that net trailer orders in August were 17,700 units, up ...
ACT Research: Interest Rate Hikes Persist, Optimism for Taming Inflation Wanes According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 report, ...
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“I would recommend ACT Research to anyone that’s looking for in-depth insight into what’s happening in the commercial vehicle markets. The expertise and knowledge that goes into the service they provide, there’s not a better solution, in my opinion, for commercial vehicle data than ACT Research.”
Marketing Manager, Mahle