ACT Research: Economy Strong, but Moderating; CV Industry Nearing Inflection Point

ACT Research: Economy Strong, but Moderating; CV Industry Nearing Inflection Point In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research noted that the economic picture remains largely unchanged, with growth moderating in 2019 from strong 2018 growth. The economy was already moderating as tailwinds from the end-of-2017 tax cuts diminished, but other caution [...]

ACT Research: Economy Strong, but Moderating; CV Industry Nearing Inflection Point2019-06-24T14:52:50-04:00

ACT Research: Economy Strong, but Moderating; Trade an Obvious Factor to Freight Markets

ACT Research: Economy Strong, but Moderating; Trade an Obvious Factor to Freight Markets In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research noted that the overall economic picture remains largely unchanged, with growth moderating in 2019 from last year’s vigorous pace. The trade war with China, which had been put on the back [...]

ACT Research: Economy Strong, but Moderating; Trade an Obvious Factor to Freight Markets2019-05-22T16:16:50-04:00

ACT Research: Current Class 8 Story Is Big Backlogs, Slowing Orders

In the release of its Commercial Vehicle Dealer Digest, ACT Research noted that recently softer Class 8 orders are attributed to backlogs that are still out about 10 months: Many of the orders normally booked in the year’s first quarter were actually placed in the rush to get into the queue in the second half [...]

ACT Research: Current Class 8 Story Is Big Backlogs, Slowing Orders2019-05-03T09:32:18-04:00