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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: Preliminary Used Class 8 Data Show Sales and Prices Up YTD Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) dropped 2% month-over-month, but ...
ACT Freight Forecast: Rates Up and to the Right as Supply Chain Constraints Persist ACT Research released the latest installment of the ACT Freight Forecast, ...
ACT Research: CV Production in 2021 Is a Question of Supply, Not Demand According to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, ...
ACT Research: Preliminary NA Classes 5-8 Vehicle Orders Moderated in April Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in April were 33,500 units, down 16% from ...
ACT Research: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Contracted 25% YTD through February 2021 For the first two months of 2021, US and Canadian ...
ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Supply-Demand Balance Tightens as Driver Availability Hits New Low in March
ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Supply-Demand Balance Tightens as Driver Availability Hits New Low in March The latest release of ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index, with ...
ACT Research: Much To Like About Economy, Freight, and Commercial Vehicle Demand In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research reported that ...
ACT Research: March Used Class 8 Sales Volumes and Prices Rose, While Average Miles Fell and Average Age Stagnated
ACT Research: March Used Class 8 Sales Volumes and Prices Rose, While Average Miles Fell and Average Age Stagnated According to the latest release of ...
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