Bus Data

ACT Research produces a North American Bus Market Report as well as a Transportation and Commercial Vehicle Digest.

North American Bus Market Classes 5 - 8

A monthly State Of The Industry report that covers information relative to net orders, backlogs, cancellation rates, year-over-year changes, and other vital market information. The report also disaggregates the North American bus market indicator data based on various types of buses.

Transportation Digest

A monthly digest to review the transportation trends, equipment markets, and the Economy as a whole. This report includes information relative to For-Hire, Trucking, Intermodal, and various truck class trends.

Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest

A monthly report that analyzes the commercial vehicle heavy-duty production and retail sales. The Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest provides information and insights into For-Hire, Trucking Sector Trends, Publically Traded Truckload Carriers, Intermodal trends, and more relevant information related to dealers.

The types of business that should be interested in the ACT State of the Industry N.A. Classes 5-7 Bus Market report include commercial bus manufacturers and suppliers, as well as those investing in the OEMs and the supply chain or companies involved in the movement/logistics of passenger transportation. Municipal and commercial bus lenders and operators are among the customers who benefit from this report.

With this report, you will receive bus market statistics for North America (US, Canada, Export, and Mexico) including details on net orders, build, cancellation, BL/BU ratio, retail sales, and IN/RS ratio as well as:

  • Monthly market indicators for Class 5 and Classes 6-7 bus: backlog, build, inventory, new orders, cancellations, net orders retail sales.
  • Class 5 and Classes 6-7 monthly bus market indicators are further refined based on the type of buses: School Bus, Shuttle/Commercial, and Urban/Other.
  • In addition to a consolidated North American view, the market indicator data are also disaggregated at the U.S. and combined Canada, Mexico, and Export market level.
  • Password protected website access to the current report, historical data (1996 to current), and PowerPoint graph pack.
  • Published about two weeks after the end of the month.

Manufacturers use this information and analysis for short-term planning and forecasting, market understanding and awareness, and informing management of the current health of the industry. Investors use this product to create models, assess risk, and support their research. In addition to the market overview, this report provides, municipal and commercial bus lenders and operators to make operational decisions impacting portfolio and fleet size.

If your business is interested in taking the North America Classes 5, 6, 7 Bus Market, we also recommend:

  • North America Commercial Vehicle Outlook
  • North America OEM Classes 5, 6, 7, 8 Build and Retail Sales
  • North America Classes 5, 6, 7, 8 Vehicles by Country
  • U.S. Used Truck Classes 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • ACT Economic Database

This report is available for purchase by selecting the Subscribe button below, or by clicking the link HERE.

The types of business that should be interested in the Transportation Digest are those businesses that need a quick, high-level overview document for their busy commercial vehicle industry executives.

With this report, you will receive quarterly forecasts for the current and following year, as well as annual forecasts for the current and next 5 years. This report breaks the trailer industry down by components and raw materials, into structural components and undercarriage components. A high-level, executive overview is included as well.

Other businesses are using the digest as an executive level report to collect a snapshot of the For-Hire, Trucking, Intermodal, and various truck class trends to make better-informed decisions for the future of their business.

If your business is interested in taking the Transportation Digest, we also recommend:

CV State of the Industry: N.A. Truck Classes 5-8

N.A. Commercial Vehicle Outlook

ACT Freight Forecast, U.S. Rate and Volume Outlook

This report is available for purchase by selecting the Subscribe button below, or by clicking the link HERE.

The types of business that should be interested in the Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest are those businesses that need a quick, high-level overview document for their busy commercial vehicle industry executives.

With this report, you will receive monthly highlights on the commercial trucking sector trends, including those for publicly-traded truckload carriers, rail/intermodal, new Classes 5, 6, 7, 8 trucks/tractors, used trucks, new trailers. Also includes quick-read graphs and explanatory captions covering the use of truck markets, transportation metrics, economics and energy prices. Additionally, this digest includes a forecast summary and forecast tables for the US and Canadian Classes 5, 6, 7, 8 markets retail sales, as well as US trailer production forecast tables.

Other businesses are using this report to inform them of the state of the heavy-duty market for sales, budgeting, and other short-term forecasts.

If your business is interested in taking the Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, we also recommend:

CV State of the Industry: N.A. Truck Classes 5-8

ACT CV Outlook

N.A. On-Highway CV Engine Outlook

This report is available for purchase by selecting the Subscribe button below, or by clicking the link HERE.