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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 – Mitsubishi HC Capital America
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Recent Report Press Releases
ACT Research: Dry Van Orders Responsible for U.S. Trailer Net Order Decline in April April net US trailer orders of 19,614 units decreased more than ...
ACT Research: Freight-related Metrics Continue to Deteriorate According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, the deterioration of some ...
ACT Research: US Used Truck Sales Volumes Lag in April Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) fell 40% month-over-month, and were 33% lower ...
ACT Research: April Preliminary US Trailer Net Orders Slid 58% Versus March, Similar to Year-Ago Volume
ACT Research: April Preliminary US Trailer Net Orders Slid 58% Versus March, Similar to Year-Ago Volume Preliminary reports show that net trailer orders in April ...
ACT Freight Forecast: The Pendulum of the Freight Cycle Swings Back ACT Research released the latest installment of the ACT Freight Forecast, U.S. Rate and ...
ACT Research: Downside Risks Dampening Expectations for Heavy-Duty CV Market According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, while ACT Research ...
ACT Research: April Preliminary Data Show CV New Order Activity Remains Subdued Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in April were 15,800 units, while NA ...
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Marketing Manager, Mahle