What We Do

ACT Research is a recognized leading publisher of commercial vehicle industry data, market analysis and strategic forecasting services for the North American market.

Americas Commercial Transportation (ACT) Research, Co., LLC is the recognized leading publisher of commercial vehicle (CV) industry data, market analysis, and forecasting services for the North American market. Our commitment to data quality & integrity; in-depth analysis; and timeliness have made our services the industry standards demonstrated by our being awarded the 2019 Lawrence R. Klein Award Winner for the most accurate economic forecast from 2015-2018.

ACT Research was founded in 1986 with the goal of improving and expanding North American commercial vehicle analysis in order to promote a better understanding of the transportation industry. By working directly with commercial vehicle manufacturers, ACT Research collects and confidentially shares timely market and performance data that provide a comprehensive look at the industry’s past and present performance, with an in-depth analysis of future expectations.

ACT’s analytical services are used by all major North American truck and trailer manufacturers and their suppliers, as well as banking and investment companies. ACT Research is a contributor to the Blue Chip Economic Indicators and a member of the Wall Street Journal Economic Forecast Panel. Executive staff appointments include a seat on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Business Economics and Consulting Economist to the National Private Truck Council. Accolades include Chicago Federal Reserve Automotive Outlook Symposium Best Overall Forecast, Wall Street Journal Top Economic Outlook, and USA Today Top 10 Economic Forecasters

Our staff includes experts in the commercial vehicle and transportation industry, along with strategic alliances with experts that increase our ability to provide value-added services to our clients.

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