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October Class 8 Orders Jump Higher

2018 redux: Truck-buying binge borrowing from future business

ACT: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Contract 15% YTD

ACT: Rising CV Demand Forecasts Represent Pull-Forward of Cyclical Expectations

September net trailer orders up 174% from 2019: ACT

ACT: September For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Tight Supply-Demand Balance

ACT Research: September Used Truck Volumes Remain Up YTD

ECONOMIC WATCH: Trucking’s recovery surprising

ACT Research: For-Hire in Tight Supply-Demand Balance

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Significant Improvement in September

ACT Not Concerned About North American Commercial Vehicle Demand for 2021

ACT Research: YTD sales up for used Class 8 trucks

ACT Research: Preliminary Used Class 8 Sales Flat M/M, Up Y/Y in September

ACT Research analyst upgrades commercial vehicle market forecast across the board

ACT Research’s Freight Forecast Indicates Tightness May Persist

ACT Research to add commercial electric vehicles to market outlook study offerings

Class 8 sales signal an end to the freight recession

September Medium-Duty Sales Flat

ACT Research: Commercial Vehicle Market Forecasts Upgraded in October

ACT Research to Release New Report on Commercial Electric Vehicles in 2021

Truck orders jump in September as fleets respond to sustained freight demand

Preliminary North American Class 8 orders see major September gains

ACT Research: Preliminary NA Class 8 Orders Rise 145% Y/Y in September

ACT report shows August used truck sales volume up, average price, miles, age down

ACT upgrades CV outlook on ‘perfect storm of positives’

All-new Western Star 49X vocational truck breaks cover

Forging Ahead: The Evolution of Transportation in the COVID-19 Age

ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Driver Shortage

ACT Research: August used truck metrics show volumes remain up YTD

‘Perfect storm’ of positives impacting commercial-vehicle market, ACT says

Western Star Introduces 49X Heavy-Duty Vocational Model

ACT: ‘Perfect Storm’ of Positives Causes Sharp Upgrades in CV Expectations Since May

August Used Truck Metrics Show Volumes Remain Up YTD, with Average Price, Miles and Age Down

Used truck metrics indicate volumes remain up in August

ACT’s latest for-hire trucking index highlights driver shortage

Driver shortage forces tight freight market as pandemic impacts linger

For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Driver Shortage

Trucking industry on fast track to recovery after driver turnover plummeted amid COVID-19

Truckload tightness to continue, U.S. Xpress report says

Used Trucks Volumes Up, Average Price Down for August

Dealers Jumping Back Into Used Class 8 Market

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index highlights driver shortage

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 49% M/M, 160% Y/Y

Consumer Spending Rises in August

ACT Research Reveals K-Shaped Economic Recovery for Commercial Vehicle Orders

ECONOMIC WATCH: Trailer orders surge, but does strength have legs?

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 49% M/M, 160% Y/Y

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Significant Improvement in August

China CV Markets Report Sales Upticks in Second Quarter

ACT August final: Trailer orders up 49% from July

CVG Reports 2020 Update and Progress

Delivery Fleets See Move To Electric Accelerated By Covid And Emerging Technologies

See Electric Accelerated Move by Delivery Flats Kovid and Emerging Technologies – PRNewswire

Delivery Fleets See Move To Electric Accelerated By Covid And Emerging Technologies

Dealers Jumping Back Into Used Class 8 MarketRoger Gilroy

Delivery Fleets See Move To Electric Accelerated By Covid And Emerging Technologies

Truck driver turnover falls in second quarter; freight industry recovers faster than broader economy

Dealers Jumping Back Into Used Class 8 Market

For-Hire Trucking Index Emphasizes Continued Driver Shortage

Driver shortage forces tight freight market as pandemic impacts linger

Delivery vehicles moving to electric ecosystem

COVID-19 Disruption: Fleet’s Greatest Challenge Ever

Sales of new, used Class 8 trucks climb in response to record freight rates; pre-pandemic numbers could indicate a return to normalcy

ACT Research on truck orders, economy — and the alphabet

ACT Research Reveals K-Shaped Economic Recovery for Commercial Vehicle Orders

ACT Research: China’s CV Markets Report Sales Upticks in Q2

ACT Research: Preliminary used Class 8 data for August shows YTD sales up

ACT Research: Commercial Vehicle Markets ‘Surprisingly Strong’

Freight markets buoyed by consumer buying shift from experiences to goods

ACT Seminar roundup: Searching for post-pandemic ‘green shoots’

ACT’s Freight Forecast: Recovery Into Constrained Capacity Drives Rates to New Highs

August Class 8 net orders see annual gains

August Class 8 truck orders reflect spot freight demand

August Class 8 Orders Underscore Replacement Demand

ACT Research: COVID-19 and Regulations Impacting CV Engine Demand

ACT Research, FTR: Truck Orders See High

ACT Research: Freight Markets Less Impacted by COVID-19 than General Economy

Freight markets are withstanding Covid-19 better than broader economy

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index highlights driver shortage in July

ACT Research: COVID-19 Only One Risk to CV Forecasts

Makeup orders boost tractor and trailer production — for now

CV market due for post-pandemic rebound: ACT

ACT: Trailer Production Rebound Not Across the Board, Lower Replacement Demand Expected

ACT Research seminar explores equipment demand, Covid impact and economic recovery

ACT: July Used Truck Metrics Show Volumes Up YTD, Average Price, Miles and Age Down

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Driver Shortage in July

Makeup orders boost tractor and trailer production — for now

CV market due for post-pandemic rebound: ACT

ACT‌ ‌Research:‌ ‌Spot‌ ‌Rates‌ ‌Rise‌ ‌30%‌ ‌Y/Y‌ ‌

ACT Research: North American Class 8 net orders hit nine-month high in July

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Significant Improvement in July

Medium-Duty Market Rebounding Amid Virus Concerns

Will capacity return to trucking?

ACT: July YTD Class 8 Sales Up, Average Price, Miles & Age Down

ACT: Preliminary Data Show Orders for NA Classes 5-8 Vehicles at Six-Month High

July’s Class 8 Orders See a Surge

ACT: Spot Rate Spike Arrives, Contract Rate Increases Following Soon

Class 8 net orders show gains in July

ACT Research: CV Forecasts Upgraded for 2020

ACT Research: Economic Path Forward Will Be ‘Choppy’

ACT, ATA indices for June show significant upturn in trucking activity

ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index Continues Rebound in June

ACT Research: For-Hire Trucking Index Keeps Rebounding in June

Trailer Orders See Sequential Improvement in June, Year Over Year

Trailer orders post big gain in June: ACT

ACT: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Fall 22% Through May

Net US trailer orders post improvement in June: ACT Research

Trailer Orders See Sequential Improvement in June, Year Over Year

Trailer orders roar back in June

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Significant Sequential Improvement in June, Dramatic Uptick Y/Y

ECONOMIC WATCH: U.S. trailer orders surge

June sees rise in Class 8 truck production, but sales still lag behind

Preliminary Used Class 8 Data Shows YTD Sales Flat, With Average Price, Miles and Age All Lower

Pandemic Response Creates Driver Shortage, Pulling Rate Cycle Forward

ACT Research: June CV Data Returning Closer to Normal Levels

June shows marked improvement, but year-to-date sales for used Class 8 tractors remain ‘flat,’ says ACT Research

Preliminary used Class 8 data shows YTD sales flat

COVID-19 Complicates the Lease Vs. Buy Decision

ACT Research’s freight, commercial vehicle forecasts for July show glimmer of hope

Preliminary data indicates flat year-to date sales for used Class 8 trucks

ACT Forecast: Pandemic Creates Driver Shortage, Pulls Rate Cycle Forward

ACT 2020 Commercial Vehicle Forecasts Marked Up in July

Strong June boosts trucking forecast for remainder of 2020

ECONOMIC WATCH: Driver shortage, low truck production to push up spot market rates

Heavy-, Medium-Duty Truck Orders Rebound In June

Class 8 Orders Skyrocketed in June

ACT: Trailer orders increase in May

Heavy-, medium-duty truck orders rebound in June

Class 8 Orders Rise 23.2% in June

Heavy-, medium-duty truck orders rebound in June

Senior plc: Post-close market update – Robust cash performance in the period

Senior revenues slide as its end markets remain weak

May Extends Slide in Used Class 8 Truck Prices

Rapid Freight Rate Improvement Contributes to Spike in June NA Class 8 Net Orders

Truck orders begin to climb as freight volumes improve

May used truck metrics show volumes, age down M/M, price, miles up

Allison Transmission Is Geared Up For A Recovery

June Class 8 orders, job growth show fleets’ increasing confidence

Freight volumes, rates climbing back up, but progress is moving slowly

ACT: Freight Rate Improvements Power Spike in June Class 8 Net Orders

June Class 8 Net Orders See Upturn

New truck orders leap forward, surpassing seasonal averages

ECONOMIC WATCH: Truck orders bounced back in June

June Class 8 truck orders rebound to four-month high

ACT: May Used Truck Sales Volume Down 12% M/M, Price and Miles Up

Used truck prices firm but demand still slack

Volume, age down for used-truck sales in May but price, miles up, ACT report shows

ACT Research: CV industry looking toward recovery

Latest reports from ACT Research show COVID-19 impact continues but market shows signs of recovery

ACT: Setbacks for China’s CV Markets in Q1, Some Segments to Improve in Q2

U.S. trailer net orders improve month-over-month, decline year-over-year in May

Used truck sales metrics for May indicate volumes, age down from April

ACT: U.S. Economy Improves in April, CV Industry Looking Toward Recovery

After April’s ‘worst reading in history,’ ACT’s May For-Hire Trucking Index rebounds to neutral territory

ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index rebounds from April

ACT: COVID-19 Impact Continues, Data Showing Improvement

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index: May Data Rebounds After “Worst Readings” In History

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 29% M/M, Down 71% Y/Y

U.S. Trailer Orders Up in May, 71% Lower Than 2019

May trailer orders improve — to second-weakest month on record

Truck Orders Slow to Crawl Amid Pandemic

After Years Of Protest, California To Add ‘Untouchable’ Trucks To Its Electric Mandate

Trailer orders ticked up in May, but still lag 2019 figures

ACT Research’s says falling sales that illustrate weakness from the beginning to the end of the demand spectrum

Bharat Forge surges on increased Class 8 truck sales

NEED A HINT ABOUT HOW FUCKED OUR ECONOMY WILL PROBABLY GET?

Industry Trends, Driver Preference Pave Way for Hub-to-Hub Routes

ACT: May Commercial Vehicle Data Shows Pandemic’s Mark

COVID-19 pandemic leaves mark on May commercial-vehicle market with ‘tepid’ activity, ACT says

Nikola, Tesla Map Different Paths to Commercial Truck Market

Trucking Industry Hits Low in April, Expected Improvement in Near Term

Edited Transcript of RUSHA earnings conference call or presentation 23-Apr-20 2:00pm GMT

ACT Freight Forecast: Bottoming Process Accelerates, Rate Rebound at Risk

Trucking Industry Hits Low in April, Expected Improvement in Near Term

ECONOMIC WATCH: Rates at risk as unemployed drivers return

Indexes shows that April was a depressing month for freight and manufacturing

Trucking, CV equipment markets roll into recovery mode

Tonnage indexes show that April was dismal month for freight and manufacturing

Driver shortage likely to return as economy recovers, ATA economist says

Preliminary Class 8 orders show sequential gains in May but remain down annually

HDMA Pulse Webinar: Amid uncertainty, light at the end of the tunnel?

ACT Forecast: CV Production to Fall 66%, Engine Demand Muted in Tandem

ACT: May Data Show Depth of Supply Chain Disruption in CV Industry

Class 8 Orders in May Begin New Cycle’s Slow Upturn

‘Subdued’ May Class 8 Orders Reflect Economic Uncertainty Caused by Pandemic Lockdowns

Equipment manufacturers prepare for economy to restart

ACT Research: Class 8 vehicle production to drop to “eye-watering” level

Class 8 truck orders stagnate in May (Update)

ELECTRIC, NATURAL GAS TRUCKING SECTORS DUEL OVER WHO DESERVES FUNDING — NOW

HDMA To Host Webinar With ACT Research

April Used Truck Prices Post Sharp Decline

All About Nikola Motor Company’s Stock Offering

ACT: April Used Truck Metrics Down 15% M/M, Up 8% YTD

Break-even values dictate used truck trade-ins

ACT: Economic Growth in Post-COVID-19 Forecast

Upcoming HDMA, ACT webinar to address path to new normal

Re-Opening Measures Positively Affect Truck Freight, Rates

Freight indicators suggest the worst is in trucking’s rearview mirror

ACT: COVID-19 Impact Severity Peaks, Potential for Recovery Emerging

Triad Truck makers hit hard by Covid-19 fallout

Used market sees dealer sales slip

April’s US trailer demand down 99 compared with 2019

Nearing bottom of freight collapse, path for economic recovery becoming clearer

ACT Research: April CV data showing full COVID-19 impact, data lowest in decades

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 97% M/M, 99% Y/Y

April 2020 Class 8 truck sales barely half of those a year ago

ACT: Preliminary April Net U.S. Trailers Orders Down 97% M/M, 98% Y/Y

ACT: April CV Data Lowest in Decades, Shows Full COVID-19 Impact

ACT, FTR trailer reports indicate customers in ‘wait-and-see’ mode

Trailer orders victim of weak new order placement, high cancellations

Last month’s new truck inventory decline the ‘largest sequential drop on record’

Class 8 Orders Went Negative In April

April’s preliminary net trailer orders hit all-time low volume

Trucking market conditions fall to all-time low marks as health crisis bites freight sector

U.S. Trailer Production Facing Massive Retrenchment in Production Levels

April Trailer Orders Drop to Lowest Level in 30 Years

ACT: April Used Class 8 Volumes Down 8% M/M and 5% Y/Y, Up 10% YTD

Depressed used truck prices fall lower in April

Cass: April volume hits ‘recessionary levels,’ capacity cuts remain open question

Covid-19 recovery models predict 2021 could be a “transition year”

ACT Research: COVID-19 Impact On Global Economies And CV Demand Predicted Through 2021

ACT Forecasts COVID-19 Impact on Global Economies, CV Demand Through 2021

Medium-Duty Sales in April Fall, but Some Positives Seen in Lighter Segments

ACT Freight Forecast: Bottoming Process Begins for Trucking Cycle

ACT Forecasts COVID-19 Impact on Global Economies, CV Demand Through 2021

ACT Research: COVID-19 impact on global economies and CV demand predicted through 2021

ACT offers predictions on COVID-19 impact on global economies, commercial-vehicle demand

Transportation and logistics firms ponder Covid-19 reopening plans – DC Velocity

Bharat Forge in focus today as North America Truck sales down 72% yoy in April

Preliminary market report for April shows COVID-19’s negative affect on truck sales deepenin

April Class 8 Orders Reach 25-Year Low

Manufacturers Report First Quarter 2020 Negatively Impacted by COVID-19

COVID-19’s Negative Impact on Trucking Deepens with April Order Intake Data

Afternoon Coffee: U.S. wants to mine on the moon; Corcentric gets $80M in PE; Tipalti adds partners; Icertis CLM joins Workday suite; ’50/50′ video for The Hackett Group

Recession-resistant consumer packaged goods industry faces shipping challenges

Exclusive Report: Troubled times for US truck market

It’s ‘Damn The Torpedoes’ As California Eyes Electric Truck Mandate Despite COVID-19

Truck drivers have emerged as some of the most ‘essential’ workers of the coronavirus, but they’re not getting paid like it

Preliminary Class 8 truck orders see lowest order levels in years

Medium-duty trucks fare better in April than heavy-duty segment

Rail carriers cut capacity as intermodal volume drops 17% in April, the largest fall since 2009

Research explores impact of COVID-19, recovery on nation’s transportation, commercial-vehicle markets

Report shows used-truck sales up year to date but price, other factors decline for long term

April Class 8 truck orders hit 25-year low

ACT: Trucking Order Intake Down 72% Y/Y, 46% M/M

FTR, ACT Research Report on Historic Class 8 Orders Drop

As trucking demand craters in April, rates follow

Bharat Forge in focus today as North America Truck sales down 72% yoy in April

ACT: COVID-19’s Impact on N.A. Commercial Vehicle Market

Used truck sales volume rises slightly compared with last year

March Used Truck Prices Continue 2020 Slide

ACT: March Used Truck Metrics Flat M/M, Longer-Term Sales Up 5% Y/Y

Freight rates, volumes slip, according to latest For-Hire Trucking Index

Clean Energy Fuels Offers Cost Calculator to Fleets

March Net Trailer Orders Dip Below 7,600, ACT Research Says

ACT Research: For-Hire Trucking Index rate volumes lowest in 10-year history

ACT Research slashes forecast for nat-gas truck sales

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index Volumes Lowest in Survey’s 10-Year History

ACT: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Up 29% YTD Through February 2020

ACT: March CV Data Transitional, Full COVID-19 Impact Not Visible in Data

Freight Rates Plummet, Small Fleets Struggle

Daimler Trucks cautiously resumes US production (Update 2)

The Coronavirus And Trucking

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 43% Sequentially in March, -51% Y/Y

ACT Research Says Full Impact of COVID-19 Not Visible in Commercial Vehicle Data

Trailer orders tank in March, following Class 8 trucks into abyss (Update)

Industry status report says cancellation rates beginning to show depth of market slippage

Some Truck Makers Look to Restart in April

March used truck sales: A tale of two extremes

ACT Research reports prices steady as Class 8 used volume falls

Medium-Duty Sales Lose Ground in March

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Contracted 8% M/M in March

Coronavirus grip remains tight on global economy, freight and equipment demands

Medium-Duty Sales Lose Ground in March

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Contracted 8% M/M in March

Coronavirus grip remains tight on global economy, freight and equipment demands

Coronavirus Recession Starts to Catch Up With Trucking Industry

ACT Freight Forecast Reflects COVID-19 and Lower Commodities

Spot rates peak, then plummet as COVID-19 impacts trucking industry

Cheap diesel likely to undercut freight in oil sector, further depress truck orders

March Class 8 Orders Drop to Recessionary Levels

ACT Research: Coronavirus changing CV market forecasting assumptions

Trucking Volume Linked to Future Spending Trends, Experts Say

How Coronavirus Pandemic Will Change Transportation, Auto Industries

Coronavirus makes a dent in March truck order numbers

ECONOMIC WATCH: ACT reassessing commercial vehicle demand, economic expectations

Class 8 truck orders crash in March to worst in decade

ACT Research Indicates COVID-19 Impacting CV Markets

U.S. truck fleets cancel orders for new vehicles as market slumps

Used Class 8 Sales Fall 15% in February

Navistar joins other OEMs in delaying truck production as truck orders hit 10 year low

February Used Class 8 Sales Rise 14% M/M and 9% Y/Y

Falling Oil Prices May Stem Demand for Trucks, Experts Warn

Paccar, DTNA Curtail Production Into April

Daimler, PACCAR join rivals in suspending truck production

February saw 15% drop in nation’s trailer net orders, report says

Severe Setback Expected for China’s CV Markets in Q1/20

Report shows used Class 8 volumes grew, prices fell month over month

Medium-Duty Market Creeps Higher on Mixed Sales

COVID-19 Has Little Impact on February CV Data, Future Impact Expected

Class 8 truck production could fall to less than half of 2019

ACT Research: Trailer net orders dropped pre-Coronavirus, now ‘most unusual’ market conditions in history

ACT Research: COVID-19 has little impact on February CV data, future impact expected

ACT Updates Freight Forecast for COVID-19 and Lower Commodities

Used sales volume rose in February

Struggling intermodal meets further headwinds with coronavirus

ECONOMIC WATCH: Coronavirus affecting equipment deman

The impact of coronavirus on the North American truck market

COVID-19 ‘Undermines Expectations’ for North American Commercial Vehicle Markets

COVID-19 Impacts North American Commercial Vehicle Markets

Industry’s lukewarm gains, moderate slowdowns could improve by midyear

Trucking Not Immune From Worries Over COVID-19

Early economic studies show impact of COVID-19 on global market, supply chains

ACT Research: COVID-19 Impacts North American Commercial Vehicle Markets

ACT Reports Regulations Impacting U.S. Commercial Vehicle Market

Preliminary February Class 8 orders see declines

Too Much Capacity Challenging Heavy Truck Market

February Class 8 Orders Decline

ACT Reports Excessive Capacity Challenges in Heavy Truck Market

Bloomington-based Donaldson lowers revenue forecast due to coronavirus, other market disruptions

ACT, FTR Report Drop in Class 8 Orders

Capacity glut challenging truck market: ACT

February Class 8 Truck Orders Tank On Coronavirus Uncertainty

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index Rates Slip While Volumes Improve

Today’s Pickup: US Makes $225M In Grant Money Available To Ports

ECONOMIC WATCH: Freight recession ending, pricing to swing back in carriers’ favor

Supply-chain disruptions, weak freight volume impacting trailer production

ACT Research forecaster sees bulk tank production growing in 2020, overall economy continuing slow expansion

Used Class 8 Prices in January Fall as Sales Drop

Used Truck Sales Open 2020 Up 4%M/M, Down Slightly Y/Y

ACT Research: Used Truck Sales Recover Slightly, Down Year-Over-Year

Preliminary used Class 8 volumes up, prices down month-over-month: ACT Research

ACT: Used Class 8 Volumes Grew, Prices Fell M/M

U.S. Trailer Production Facing Lower Demand and Supply Chain Disruptions

Utility Launches Aerodynamic Trailer Tail

Coronavirus impact looms over freight demand, but optimism remains for a rebound

Research shows used prices slipped while volume rose last month

U.S. trailer net orders plunge 15%

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Opened 2020 Down 15% Sequentially and 28% Y/Y

ACT Research: Class 8 Production Outpaced Weak Sales in January

Unsold Class 8 truck inventories second highest since Great Recession

Truck orders to remain low in 2020, tonnage up slightly in January

Automated Freight Matching Won’t Be Enough When Capacity Tightens

Today’s Pickup: Uncertain Contract Status Leads DHL To Issue Potential Notice Of layoffs In Michigan

Capacity crunch coming, say top trucking executives

New Trucks, Used Trucks And Trailers All Suffering From The Same Affliction

January Class 8, Medium-Duty Truck Orders Dip

Preliminary January North American Class 8 are down sequentially and up annually

Freight sector on track to continue expansion through five-year horizon

Why Cummins Stock Tumbled 10.6% in January

Today’s Pickup: Shippeo Lands $22 Million Investment For Expansion

With Freight-Generating Sectors on the Mend, ACT Predicts 5-Year Expansion

Trump’s ‘new NAFTA’ deal seen as a positive for cross-border trucking activity

Rush Enterprises reports solid 2019 results despite big drop in Q4 truck sales

Recession Depends on Definition: U.S. Economy Poised for 1.8% Expansion

ACT Achieves 98% Accuracy Truckload Spot Rate Forecasting in 2019

ACT Research: Preliminary used Class 8 volumes and prices rise month-over-month

ECONOMIC WATCH: Risk of U.S. recession has ‘largely faded,’ ACT reports

Trailer Orders Drop in December from November, Previous Year

December Trailer Net Orders Full-Year 2019 Less than Half 2018 Volume

Falling Trailer Bookings Track Muted Tractor Orders

ACT Research releases used truck, new trailer sales data for December

ACT: Used Class 8 Volumes and Prices Rise M/M, Drop 14% YTD

FTR, ACT report significant decline in trailer orders for December

Sliding sales prompt restructuring at Daimler Trucks

Another 3,500 truck drivers lost their jobs in December — and it’s a troubling sign of the recession that’s slamming the $800 billion trucking industry

If times are good, why is Mack Trucks laying people off? Welcome to the cyclical trucking industry

A recession slammed trucking last year — and experts predict that 2020 will bring more bankruptcies and plunging truck orders

Truck manufacturing orders hit decade low in 2019

Class 8 orders stabilize in December

ECONOMIC WATCH: Class 8 orders rebounded in December

Research indicates 14% rise in Class 8 sales in December over previous month

Preliminary December North American Class 8 truck orders are stable

Preliminary Class 8 Orders Up 14%M/M in December

Heavy truck orders stabilize to close 2019

Class 8 truck sales sink to lowest in decade; Bharat Forge down 0.3%

Class 8 truck orders tumble to decade low

Truck Orders to Plunge, GDP to Fall Lower, Diesel Prices to Rise in 2020

ACT: 2020 looks rough for carrier profitability

ACT: Used Truck Sales, Down 16% YTD, Return to Trend

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index: Utilization Shifts into Reverse in November

It’s a buyers’ market as used truck glut stalls new orders

ACT: Tough Times Coming in 2020 for Class 8 

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index shows utilization shifted into reverse in November

ACT Research: Tough Times Ahead for Class 8

ACT Research: Tough times coming in 2020 for Class 8 market

Demand, Supply & Timing Drive Weak Commercial Vehicle Forecast

OOIDA Foundation: Overcapacity led to falling freight rates in 2019

Commentary: 2019 Was A Tough Year For Trucking

Industry awash in excess equipment: ACT

Decade Of Trailer Production Growth Only Beginning To Slow

BankruptcyData Releases 2019 Corporate Bankruptcy Review, Bankruptcy 2020 Outlook, and Names Finalist for 2019 Industry Best Awards

ACT: 2020 looks rough for carrier profitability

ACT Research: Used truck sales return to trend and are down 16% YTD

Used Truck Sales Return to Downward Track

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Fall 15% in November

ACT Research: A Strong 2019 Will Mean Weaker Truck Markets Next Year

Equipment sellers to see tougher conditions in 2020: ACT Research

Mack Trucks Plans Down Weeks, Possible Layoffs at Pennsylvania Plant

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 56% Y/Y

Mack Trucks plans down weeks, potential layoffs at Lower Macungie plant as market slows down

November Trailer Orders Weaken, Leaving Excess Production Capacity

MTD Exclusive: New Year to Bring Challenges for Trucking Industry

Smaller displacement diesels, gas engines growing share of the roadway

Medium-Duty Sales Skid in Typical November Fashion

Manufacturers Anticipate Somewhat Blurry 2020 Market

ACT: Preliminary U.S. Trailer Net Orders Down 56% Y/Y

ACT Research: Likelihood of HD market recovery in 2021 tempered

Trailer Orders Fall in November

Trailer orders continue to slide as fleets crawl cautiously into 2020

ACT: Likelihood of Heavy Vehicle Market Recovery in 2021 Tempered

New Class 8 truck sales drop to lowest point since February 2018

ACT Research: Likelihood of heavy vehicle market recovery in 2020 tempered

ACT report addresses concern for 2021 truck market

TC Line calls for Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019

Forecast: U.S. truck market mired in neutral conditions through first half of 2020

As Truck Engine Displacements Shrink, Power And Fuel Efficiency Grow

A truckload giant just filed for bankruptcy, and it leaves nearly 3,000 truck drivers jobless

Another 1,000 truck drivers lost their jobs in November, and it’s a chilling sign for the economy

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index: Bottoming Process Underway?

California Won’t Enforce Trailer GHG Rules for at Least Two Years

Class 8 Orders Slump for Weakest November Since 2015

Engines over 10L will dominate Class 8 market; ACT

Truck orders weak in November

Class 8 Truck Sales Forecast to Rebound in 2021

New truck orders trending toward smaller engines, report shows

Class 8 truck orders tumble in November

ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index: Bottoming process underway?

ACT Research: Used truck sales jump 43% in October

Retail compliance initiative boosts transparency, reduces chargebacks

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index surged in September, but capacity rebalancing process may be underway

ACT Research: Commercial Vehicle Markets Continue to Deteriorate

Jump in used truck sales an “anomaly”

Soft freight, low prices creating used truck ‘buyer’s market’

ACT: Used Truck Sales Jump 43% M/M, Down 17% YTD

Price, Sales of Used Class 8 Trucks Drop 19%

‘Bloodbath’: Truck-Engine Manufacturer Cummins Laying Off 2,000 Workers

Cummins lays off 2K to protect profits through trucking downturn

Volvo layoffs coming in January

Volvo Trucks will lay off 700 workers in January (Update)

Glut of used trucks creates buyer’s market (Update)

Trailer orders increase 71 percent month over month

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Down 42% Y/Y, 52% YTD

Around 4,500 truck drivers lost their jobs in August as the trucking ‘bloodbath‘ rages on

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Spike M/M, Down 17% YTD

ACT: US trailer production shifting to ‘advantage fleets’

Medium-Duty Sales Continued to Climb in October

ACT: Carriers Add Capacity, While US Industrial Downturn Deepens

ACT: U.S. Trailer Preliminary Net Orders Surge 71% M/M in October

Freight markets remain far below heights of 2018

ACT Research, FTR Intel see trailer orders surging in October

October Class 8 Sales Show Capacity Expands

Trade war, consumer confidence to impact truck demand

2020 projected to be ‘a tough year’ for trucking

ACT: Heavy Duty Market Anticipating Build Rate Pullback

Why Trucking Stocks Look Like Good Values Right Now

ACT: Heavy Duty Market Anticipating Build Rate Pullback

Why Trucking Stocks Look Like Good Values Right Now

ACT Research data shows pullback in build rates forthcoming

ACT Research: TL Contract Rates Turn Lower with More to Go

October Class 8 Sales Show Capacity Expands

Used Class 8 orders fell in September

Weak October Class 8 Truck Orders Signal Subdued 2020

Cervus falls victim to softness in equipment markets

Wabash Posts Higher Q3 Earnings, Record Revenue

Class 8 truck orders rebound in October

Economic indicators flashing warning lights for coming year

Class 8 truck orders improve in October, medium-duty doesn’t fare as well

ACT Research: NA Medium Duty Demand Slowed, while Class 8 Order Intake Improved in October

Diesel’s market dominance earns respect but little love

ACT Research: Class 8 Orders Rise to 11-Month High in October

October Class 8 Orders Highest in 11 Months

Edited Transcript of RUSHA earnings conference call or presentation 24-Oct-19 2:00pm GMT

Fleet Advantage expands asset management solutions

Used Class 8 Truck Sales Fall in September

Commercial vehicle market continues to deteriorate

ACT Research digests painting less than rosy picture in CV market

Diesel to power 80% of big rigs by 2030, industry leader says

Fleet Advantage expands leasing program to trailers

ACT: Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Down 23% M/M, Up 27% YTD

ACT Research: Used Truck Sales Drop 18% Y/Y

Recent report shows take rates again on the rise for natural gas trucks

ACT Research: Class 8 Regression to the Mean Coming in 2020

Rush Enterprises, Inc. (RUSHA) CEO Rusty Rush on Q3 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

One of America’s largest trucking companies is quietly closing its operations of a Pennsylvania warehouse and will lay off dozens

Rush Enterprises Inc (RUSHB) (RUSHA) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

Trailer orders up month-over-month but down year-over-year

With Strike Set to End, Mack Workers Will Return to Softening Market

Report: Class 8 truck market headed for correction

Rush Enterprises Reports Mixed Q3 Results

Average Used Class 8 Price Drops 6.9% in September

As strike ends, Mack Trucks workers returning to a softening heavy-duty truck market

For-Hire Trucking Index Shows Volume Surge in September

U.S. net trailer orders jump 73% in September

New trailer orders up 73 percent over last month

Rush Enterprises reports solid Q3 but warns on used truck market

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Bottoming process under way?

To yield, or not to yield

Slowing GDP growth but no recession

Trailer orders rebound in September, pointing to solid 2020 production

ACT: Leading Indicators Point to Downturn as Retail Truck Sales Surge

Used truck volumes slipped in September

ACT: U.S. Trailer Preliminary Net Orders Up 75% M/M in September

Class 8 Truck Sales Hit High Point, But Leading Indicators Point to Downturn

Volvo Trucks will lay off 3,000 workers because of UAW strike at Mack Trucks

Medium-Duty Gains in September Led by Class 7

EVs To The Rescue: Lessons From A California Blackout

ACT Research Freight Forecast: Spot pressure to persist on more capacity additions

Trade war biggest threat to commercial vehicle market: ACT

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ACT Research: Key risk to vehicle market forecasts remains China trade war

ACT: Trade War Remains Key Risk to N.A. CV Market

ACT: Heavy Duty Market Up-Cycle Running Out of Steam

Industry outlook report shows Class 8 market running out of steam

ACT Research: Spot Pressure to Persist on More Capacity Additions

ACT says spot pressure to persist on more capacity additions

Spot market pressures to persist: ACT

September Class 8 truck retail sales set all-time monthly record

Mack Trucks Sees Its Strength Rising In A Slowing Market For Over-The-Road Trucks

ACT Research: Class 8 market moving into significant correction next year

Class 8 orders for September stuck in down cycle; medium-duty numbers fall

Market leader Freightliner to cut 900 production workers in North Carolina

Anheuser-Busch to Deploy 21 BYD Electric Trucks

For-hire trucking industry loses 9,300 jobs the past two months

Another 4,200 truck drivers lost their jobs in September as a recession slams America’s $800 billion trucking industry

Understanding the relationship between spot rates and truck orders can save shippers money

Class 8 Orders Off 71% From Year-Ago Levels

Trailer preliminary net orders up fractionally, trail last year

As spot rates stay low, shippers hold off on contracts

Economic forecast for trucking: Gloomy with a chance of recession

Medium Duty Demand Slowed, while Class 8 Order Intake Improved in September

Trade uncertainty stunts Class 8 truck orders

ACT Research: China’s CV Truck Markets Continue to Decelerate

ACT Research: NA medium duty demand slowed, while Class 8 order intake improved in September

ACT: Class 8 Market to Move into Significant Correction in 2020

Freightliner laying off plant workers as new orders stall

Class 8 demand improves, medium-duty truck demand slows in September

ACT Research: Net US trailer orders up 2% over July

ACT: For-Hire Trucking Conditions Return to Trend in August

Class 8 truck market to see ‘significant correction’: ACT

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Fall 1% Y/Y, Sales Drop 19%

For-Hire Trucking Index: Conditions Return to Trend in August

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index shows conditions return to trend in August

For-Hire Trucking Conditions Worsen After Brief Summer Surge

Used truck prices fell 1% Y/Y and sales dropped 19%, ACT Research says

Trailer net orders up M/M, down Y/Y, YTD

Used truck sales drop 19 percent compared with last year

Freight markets still weak, data still trending negative

Used Truck Prices Slip as Used Truck Supply Grows

New trailer orders in August were down 72% from a year ago, ACT says

Are fears about a recession warranted?

Cancellations rise as trailer orders continue to stagnate

ACT: Preliminary August 2019 Trailer Orders Up Fractionally from July

Freight sector blip insufficient to change gloomy long-term forecast, firms say

Truckers are becoming more pessimistic about the US economy

ACT: Freight Markets Still Weak, Data Still Trending Negative

ACT Reports slight bump for trailer orders

Used Class 8 truck sales fell in August

Class 8 Sales Slide Lower in August

North American Class 8 orders for August up modestly from July

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall M/M, Y/Y and YTD

Key risk to N.A. CV market forecasts is trade war with China, ACT Research says

Pre-ship provides respite from freight downturn, ACT Research Freight Forecast says

J.B. Hunt intermodal customers not pre-ordering freight to beat tariffs; Fed expected to cut rates, economist says

Declining Class 8 used truck sales continue

Struggling used truck market dips for 10th consecutive month

Heavy-Duty Truck Market Conditions Continue Decline

ACT: Key Risk to N.A. CV Market Forecasts is Trade War with China

Class 8 truck production cuts intensify as market slackens

ACT Forecasts Imminent Slowdown in Class 8, Trailer Production

ACT Research: Heavy Duty Market Conditions Continue to Deteriorate

Mack Plans Temporary Layoffs at Pennsylvania Plant

Truck, trailer order market outlook trending down as market stumbles

Pre-Tariff Shipping Could Be Causing Recent Uptick in Freight

Who’s in the news: Our weekly trucking employment report

Around 4,500 truck drivers lost their jobs in August as the trucking ‘bloodbath’ rages on

Understanding the relationship between spot rates and truck orders can save shippers money

Used truck prices fell 4% on flat sales in July

U.S. trailer net orders up 22% month-over-month, but down 46% on a YTD basis

ACT Research: Pre-Ship Provides Respite from Freight Downturn

Sam Kahan of ACT Research Wins Lawrence R. Klein Award

ACT Research freight forecast: Pre-ship provides respite from freight downturn

Truckers Slashed Payrolls in August

ACT’s Kahan to accept Klein award, deliver 2020 forecast

Volvo plant may anchor Virginia R&D corridor

Class 8 Truck Orders Down Nearly 80 Percent Over August 2018

August North American orders for new Class 8 trucks show slight uptick

ACT: NA Medium and Heavy-Duty Volumes Rebound in August

Freight rates to rise ahead of holiday shopping season; hurricane disrupts service

Truck orders rebound slightly in August

Class 8 truck market ‘at a turning point’: FTR

Number of trucking companies out of business in 1st half of 2019 exceeds 2018 total

Are fears about a recession warranted?

Class 8 truck engine demand trending to smaller displacements, ACT Research says

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index shows anomalous spike in July

Truck makers log sharply lower orders

ACT: Commercial Vehicle Markets Heading for a Market Correction in 2020

Class 8 engine sizes shrink as emissions rule changes loom

Class 8 Engine Sizes Shrink As Emissions Rule Changes Loom

ACT Research: Commercial vehicle markets heading toward correction in 2020

Truck Makers Apply the Brakes

ACT Research: Commercial vehicle markets heading for market correction in 2020

Today’s Logistics Report: Waiting at the Dock; Korea’s Shipyard Concern; Tariff Tug-of-War

Used Truck Market in July Underscores Buyers Are Leaving

ACT: Class 8 Truck Engine Demand Trending to Smaller Displacements

ACT Research: Class 8 Market Indicators Diverge

ACT Research: Class 8 truck engine demand trending to smaller displacements

Class 8 Engines: Is Smaller Displacement the Wave of the Future?

Smaller displacement engines, gasoline increasing in popularity

The leading industry group for truck drivers has declared we’re hurtling toward a trucking ‘bloodbath’

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Fall 4% on Flat Sales

No rush for 2020 trailer build slots: ACT

ACT: Trailer orders up 22% month-over-month, down 46% year-over-year

Executives: Trailer Orders Down, but Robust 2018 Helped Companies Prepare for Future

Pace of EV Introductions Could Quicken

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Hit 1st Sequential Increase in 9 Months, but Are Down 46% on a YTD Basis

For-Hire Trucking Index Sees Anomalous Spike in July

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Hit 1st Sequential Increase in 9 Months

Trailer orders down 46 percent year to date

Trailer Orders Recover from Weak June, but Still Down for the Year

ACT Research: U.S. trailer production robust, indications show component supply challenges easing

Trade War with China a Key Risk to North American CV Market Forecasts

China to Impose New Tariffs on $75 Billion of US Goods in Latest Trade War Escalation

Spot rates to remain flat for rest of 2019, logistics experts say

Trailer component supply improving, trailer orders continue slide

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Production Remains Robust

Indicators Show Slowdown in Growth, but Recession Isn’t Likely

Trailer orders continue to slide, while production remains robust

ACT Research: Trailer production robust, component supply challenges easing

Reports indicate truck markets likely to weaken in immediate future

Daimler: Truck sales to remain solid; fleets view safety tech as important as fuel economy

Quotable:

ACT: Key Risk to NA CV Market Forecasts is Trade War with China

ACT Research: Class 8 market-leading indicators continue to erode

Streetwise: Market volatility an opportunity

Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall for Fourth Consecutive Month

Sino-U.S. trade war complicating forecasts: ACT

Preliminary used class 8 volumes fell for fourth consecutive month

ACT Research: Key risk to CV market forecasts is China trade wars

ACT Research: Heavy duty markets at the edge of the precipice

Rate outlook: Indicators point to mid-2020 recovery

Heavy-duty vehicle market on edge of precipice: ACT Research

FreightWaves Radio preview: what they talked about at ACT Research

Renewable Natural gas continues to move passengers on the Big Blue Bus and at LAX

USTMA revises shipment forecast up for passenger tires, down for truck tires

Heavy-Duty Truck Orders Hit Lowest Level in Nine Years

ACT, FTR: Class 8 truck orders reach 9-year low in July

July Class 8 Truck Orders Lowest Since 2010

Truck orders hit lowest level in 9 years ahead of ‘market correction’

July new heavy-duty truck orders lowest since 2010

Natural gas truck sales surge even as electric trucks get the hype

Downturn expected for US Class 8 market, but don’t panic—Daimler

ACT research: Class 8 market-leading indicators continue to erode

Cass predicts economic contraction after eighth consecutive month of shipping declines

Navistar cuts medium-duty truck production in Ohio

July Class 8 Sales Top 25,000 for Year’s Highest Volume

The ‘bloodbath’ in America’s trucking industry has officially spilled over to the rest of the economy

ACT: July 2019 Trailer Preliminary Net Orders 66% Lower Y/Y

Class 8 Orders in July Sink to Lowest Level Since 2010

Trailer orders increase 65 percent in July

Used truck prices defying predictions, but the worst may be coming

Medium-Duty Sales Climb in Summer Market

RNG continues to move passengers on the Big Blue Bus, LAX

ACT Research says forecast of freight downturn persists

Renewable Natural gas continues to move passengers on the Big Blue Bus and at LAX

Freight Rates Expected to Fall, But Truck Production Remains at All-Time Highs

Heavy-Duty Truck Sales Off 81% in July – to Lowest Level Since 2010

ACT says heavy truck, trailer industries heading toward market correction in 2020

Ryder posts record sales and earnings across all segments

Class 8 natural gas truck retail sales up 10% M/M, 60% Y/Y, 43% YTD in May, ACT says

Natural gas truck sales rebounding

Sales of natural gas trucks rebounding

ACT Research: US trailer orders continue to recede in June

FTR and ACT: Net trailer orders in June down sharply

Natural Gas Truck Sales Are on the Rise

June Used Class 8 Prices Climb Even as Lots Grow Full

Class 8 truck demand teeters on cusp of “significant correction,” ACT says

“Significant correction” coming for Class 8 market: ACT

Is a Class 8 Truck Order Correction in the Cards?

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Up 2% M/M, 10% YTD

ACT Research: Heavy truck and trailer industries heading for market correction in 2020

ACT Research: Class 8 market on cusp of significant correction

Truckers Wrestle With Oversupply of Big Rigs, Falling Freight Rates

June used Class 8 truck prices are up 6 percent from previous year

ACT Research: U.S. trailer net orders continued to drop in June, down 70% Y/Y & 43% YTD

More on Rush Enterprises Q2 results

Rush Enterprises, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results, Announces $0.13 per Share Dividend

Rush 2Q Earnings, Revenue Climb on Truck Sales

Continued weakness in freight volumes leads analysts to consider recession

Small Trucking Firms See Tighter Lending Standards

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Weak Finish to Q2

Preliminary June 2019 trailer net orders down 41% from May, 69% below last year

ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index for June shows declines

ACT Research: Industry Currently Astride Class 8 Demand Inflection

June Class 8 Sales Improve Amid Softer Freight Market

Trailer production strong, orders weak as cycles normalize

ACT Research: Industry currently astride Class 8 demand inflection

Trailer orders plummet in June

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ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Weak finish to 2nd quarter

ACT: June 2019 Trailer Industry Preliminary Orders Down 41% from May

Contracting used truck market another sign of industry slowdown

Used Class 8 sales fell for third consecutive month

Despite slowdown in orders, Mack says market remains ‘hot’

Is Trucking in the Midst of a Freight Recession?

Medium-Duty US Retail Sales in June Fall Flat

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall for Third Consecutive Month

ACT Research: Same dealer used truck sales down 8% in June

Hefty Fuels Savings Prompt Fleets to Replace Big Trucks

Trucking data shows signs of recession

Freight recession continues but upturn coming, ACT Research says

Class 8 market activity approaching “precipice”

ACT: Current Class 8 Market Activity Rapidly Approaching Precipice

Wall Street Week Ahead: Union Pacific, other freight co earnings eyed for tariff effects

Heavy truck market activity nearing ‘precipice’

Truck Builders, Motor Carriers Spooked by Tariffs, Slowing Economy

ACT Research: current Class 8 market activity rapidly approaching precipice

ACT Research says trucking sector is in a recession

June Class 8 truck orders rise incrementally from May

Class 8 orders still lag as tariffs cloud future

NA Medium & Heavy-Duty Volumes Rise Incrementally in June

Class 8 orders rise slightly in June, but post worst first half of year since 2010

ACT: Used Truck Prices Drop 1% M/M, Rise 10% YTD

Volvo makes record investment in Pulaski County as it builds new facility, adds 777 jobs

Volvo Trucks anticipates layoffs as industry hot streak comes to an end

Volvo makes record investment in Pulaski County as it builds new facility, adds 777 jobs

Trailer Orders in May Fall to Lowest Point in Nearly Three Years

Used Class 8 Prices Up 6% in a Year as Inventories Increase

Trailer orders down in May; June seen as pivotal month

Manufacturing Cross-Currents

Today’s Pickup: UPS seeks to kick open doors to global trade for women-owned businesses

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Drop in May, Down 54% Y/Y

ACT Research: Economy Strong, but Moderating

Trailer Orders Continue to Slide as OEMs Catch Up on Production

Despite near-record highs, Class 8 market shows signs of decline

Truckers are warning of a ‘bloodbath’ as trucking companies go bankrupt or slash their profit expectations

Class 8 market showing signs of cooling: ACT

ACT: Class 8 Measures Near-Record Highs, But Signs of Decline Appear

ACT: Class 8 cancellations surprise on low side

ACT Research: Cancellations moderate May trailer orders

ACT Research: China’s CV truck market softening; bus markets supported by demand for new energy units amid environmental concerns

ACT Research shows freight conditions plummeted in May

Freight conditions slumped in May, burdened by plummeting prices in for-hire trucking, study shows

ACT Research says Class 8 cancellations continue on low side

Rising Class 8 Sales in May Signal Demand Alive and Well

ACT: Class 8 Demand Strong, but Freight Metrics Softening

Medium-Duty Sales Rise in May, Top 22,000 Units

Preliminary used Class 8 volumes fell again in May

Used truck volumes fall 14% month-over-month in May

Used truck sales dropped 14 percent in May, down 22 percent from a year earlier (with video)

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall M/M, Y/Y & YTD in May

Trucking industry volumes less than usual, driver pay continues to rise

Class 8 build rate: When change comes, it’s likely to come fast

ACT Research: When Change Comes, It Is Likely to Come Fast

ACT Forecast: Possible Short-Term Pre-Ships to Off-Set Future Tariffs

Class 8 orders drop to smallest total in nearly 3 years

May Class 8 Orders Plummet to Nearly Three-Year Low

May was the weakest month for Class 8 orders since July 2016

ACT: NA Medium & Heavy-Duty Volumes Drops 70% Y/Y in May

Backlogs Send Heavy-Duty Truck Orders Plummeting to 3-Year Low

Bharat Forge slips 1% after North America Class 8 truck orders

Two-Front Trade War Could Create Double Trouble for Trucking

May Was a Frigid Month for Class 8 Truck Orders

U.S. trailer orders easing, production remains robust, ACT Research says

Trailer order cancellations on the rise

ACT: Class 8 Production to Grow in 2019, Ease in 2020

Today’s Pickup: Costco lags in online grocery delivery

ACT: US trailer orders easing, but production remains robust

Trailer Orders Slow Down but Production Nears All-Time Highs

Freight Recession v Rate Recession

April Trailer Orders Surprise

Class 8 Truck Production to Taper Off By the End of 2019

Trailer orders continue down swing, but trend not sign of problem

ACT: Class 8 engine production to grow before drop late in 2019

April Used Class 8 Prices Climb; Dealers Wary of Slowdown

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Rise 12% YTD; Unit Sales Drop 16% YTD

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Orders Drop in April, Down 23% Y/Y

ACT: Economy Strong, But Trade Uncertainty a Moderating Force

Used Class 8 sales fall in April

Class 8 measures are at cycle highs, trailer orders are weak, ACT Research reports

U.S. trailer orders continue to drop in April, ACT Research says

ACT Research: Used truck prices up 6% month-over-month

Freight Market Shifts into Lower Gear

Trailer demand softening

April trailer orders down from March, ACT Research

ACT Research: April trailer orders at 14,500 units

ACT says trailer order volume soft in second straight month

ACT: For-Hire Trucking Index Pricing Index Drops Considerably

ACT: April 2019 Trailer Industry Net Orders Down 38% Y/Y

Class 8 backlog ‘remains jam-packed’ as freight growth stagnates: ACT

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: How Commercial Electric Vehicles Present Unique Challenges For Charging Infrastructure

ACT Research: Used Class 8 Volumes Fall 16% Y/Y

Trucker rates expected to fall

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Trucking Industry Threatened by Escalating U.S.-China Trade War

ACT: Preliminary used Class 8 volumes fell M/M, Y/Y and YTD in April

Trucking Industry Hits the Doldrums with Neutral Economic Outlook

ACT Research: Trucker profitability expected to roll over in 2nd half of year

 Freight market continues to slump as hot truck sales add capacity

Likelihood of freight recession increasing: ACT

Today’s Pickup: Colombian logistics boom

RUSH ENTERPRISES INC \TX\ filed on Fri, May 10 10-Q Form

Second Quarter 2019 Survey of Professional Forecasters

ACT: Slow Freight and Fast Tractor Sales Pressure Rate Outlook for May

10-Q: CORE MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES INC

Suppliers Take Path to Alternative Powertrains

Freight demand softens, second half of 2019 a ‘wild card’

ACT says slow freight, fast tractor sales pressuring rate outlook

April Class 8 orders down sharply year-over-year, data show

Warehouse Hiring Surges on Rising E-Commerce Demand

Warehouse Hiring Surges on Rising E-Commerce Demand

ACT: NA Class 8 Orders Dip from March to April, Hit 31-Month Low

ACT: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Sales Down 12% YTD

U.S. Trailer Orders Drop 48% Y/Y in March, 36% YTD

ACT Research data indicates stagnating freight growth

Economy continues to cool, but danger of full freight recession dims, ACT says

Rush’s Aftermarket Gains Lift 1Q Results

ACT Research: Strength in commercial vehicle industry varies by sector

Weekly Freight Market Update: Quarter End Scramble

Schneider says it will use its assets to enhance middle mile capabilities

Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Jump 25% M/M in March

Truck drivers see orders, miles fall in most recent U.S. stoppage flag

Caminhoneiros dos EUA veem queda das cargas em sinal de desaceleração econômica

DIESEL AND THE FUTURE OF TRUCKING

March Trailer Orders Fall

ACT Research: Freight Recession Possible, Rate Recession Likely

Bibby Financial study reveals predictive maintenance concerns

Q1 Truck Orders Plunge as Industry Works Down Backlog

Strong start to the stock market in April – third day in a row

Orders for new Class 8 trucks dip below 16,000

ACT Research: NA Class 8 Orders Drop Significantly in March Y/Y

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Rose 2% M/M in February; Sales Fell 7%

Chinese CV Truck Market Softening Amid Environmental Concerns

China’s CV Truck Market Softening, Bus Markets Flat

ACT Research: Trailer Orders Drop in February, Down 29% Y/Y

ACT: U.S. Trailer Orders Continued to Drop in February, Down 29% Y/Y

Trailer orders down 9 percent from January, ACT says

Current Class 8 Orders See Big Backlogs

Truck Trailer Orders Down Again In February, But Analysts Predict Another Record Year

ACT Research Says Commercial Vehicle Industry is Solid

NA Class 8 Orders Rebound Modestly from January to February

Global freight carriers, shippers remain positive on 2019; trucking industry faces possible rate recession

Trucking Conditions Worsen In January And Predicted To Be “High Point” For 2019

Class 8 truck orders quiet in February

GAO: Federal agencies should take additional steps to prepare for potential workforce effects of self-driving trucks

NAVISTAR Q1 EARNINGS PRESENTATION

Oil, Gas Companies Aim to Curb Truck Order Backlog

ACT, FTR report 5 percent monthly increase in Class 8 orders

J.D. Power says new truck boom cycle almost certainly in rear-view mirror

Class 8 engine production expected to continue growth trend

ACT Research Predicts Continued Class 8 Production Growth in 2019

Trailer orders softening, but not for lack of demand

ACT Research Says Class 8 Production to Grow in 2019

Trailer Orders Are Down but Demand Isn’t to Blame

Huge Backlog Slows Trailer Orders to Start 2019

ACT: Industry books 25,800 net trailer orders in January

Truck Recalls Exceed Sales, Year In And Year Out

ACT Research: Freight rates and trucker profits pressured In 2019

ACT Research Suggests Caution for U.S. Economy, Commercial Vehicle Industry

Rush Enterprises, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2018 Results and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

What Electric Vehicle Adopters Can Learn from Natural Gas Fleets

Class 8 Truck Orders Get Off to Slow Start in 2019

Class 8 Heavy Truck Orders Crash 68% in January

North American Class 8 Heavy Truck Orders Collapse 68% in January

ACT: ‘Perfect Storm’ of Positives Causes Sharp Upgrades in CV Expectations Since May

August Used Truck Metrics Show Volumes Remain Up YTD, with Average Price, Miles and Age Down

Used truck metrics indicate volumes remain up in August

ACT’s latest for-hire trucking index highlights driver shortage

Driver shortage forces tight freight market as pandemic impacts linger

For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Driver Shortage

Trucking industry on fast track to recovery after driver turnover plummeted amid COVID-19

Truckload tightness to continue, U.S. Xpress report says

Used Trucks Volumes Up, Average Price Down for August

Dealers Jumping Back Into Used Class 8 Market

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index highlights driver shortage

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 49% M/M, 160% Y/Y

Consumer Spending Rises in August

ACT Research Reveals K-Shaped Economic Recovery for Commercial Vehicle Orders

ECONOMIC WATCH: Trailer orders surge, but does strength have legs?

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 49% M/M, 160% Y/Y

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Significant Improvement in August

China CV Markets Report Sales Upticks in Second Quarter

ACT August final: Trailer orders up 49% from July

CVG Reports 2020 Update and Progress

Delivery Fleets See Move To Electric Accelerated By Covid And Emerging Technologies

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Delivery Fleets See Move To Electric Accelerated By Covid And Emerging Technologies

Dealers Jumping Back Into Used Class 8 MarketRoger Gilroy

Delivery Fleets See Move To Electric Accelerated By Covid And Emerging Technologies

Truck driver turnover falls in second quarter; freight industry recovers faster than broader economy

Dealers Jumping Back Into Used Class 8 Market

For-Hire Trucking Index Emphasizes Continued Driver Shortage

Driver shortage forces tight freight market as pandemic impacts linger

Delivery vehicles moving to electric ecosystem

COVID-19 Disruption: Fleet’s Greatest Challenge Ever

Sales of new, used Class 8 trucks climb in response to record freight rates; pre-pandemic numbers could indicate a return to normalcy

ACT Research on truck orders, economy — and the alphabet

ACT Research Reveals K-Shaped Economic Recovery for Commercial Vehicle Orders

ACT Research: China’s CV Markets Report Sales Upticks in Q2

ACT Research: Preliminary used Class 8 data for August shows YTD sales up

ACT Research: Commercial Vehicle Markets ‘Surprisingly Strong’

Freight markets buoyed by consumer buying shift from experiences to goods

ACT Seminar roundup: Searching for post-pandemic ‘green shoots’

ACT’s Freight Forecast: Recovery Into Constrained Capacity Drives Rates to New Highs

August Class 8 net orders see annual gains

August Class 8 truck orders reflect spot freight demand

August Class 8 Orders Underscore Replacement Demand

ACT Research: COVID-19 and Regulations Impacting CV Engine Demand

ACT Research, FTR: Truck Orders See High

ACT Research: Freight Markets Less Impacted by COVID-19 than General Economy

Freight markets are withstanding Covid-19 better than broader economy

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index highlights driver shortage in July

ACT Research: COVID-19 Only One Risk to CV Forecasts

Makeup orders boost tractor and trailer production — for now

CV market due for post-pandemic rebound: ACT

ACT: Trailer Production Rebound Not Across the Board, Lower Replacement Demand Expected

ACT Research seminar explores equipment demand, Covid impact and economic recovery

ACT: July Used Truck Metrics Show Volumes Up YTD, Average Price, Miles and Age Down

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index Highlights Driver Shortage in July

Makeup orders boost tractor and trailer production — for now

CV market due for post-pandemic rebound: ACT

ACT‌ ‌Research:‌ ‌Spot‌ ‌Rates‌ ‌Rise‌ ‌30%‌ ‌Y/Y‌ ‌

ACT Research: North American Class 8 net orders hit nine-month high in July

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Significant Improvement in July

Medium-Duty Market Rebounding Amid Virus Concerns

Will capacity return to trucking?

ACT: July YTD Class 8 Sales Up, Average Price, Miles & Age Down

ACT: Preliminary Data Show Orders for NA Classes 5-8 Vehicles at Six-Month High

July’s Class 8 Orders See a Surge

ACT: Spot Rate Spike Arrives, Contract Rate Increases Following Soon

Class 8 net orders show gains in July

ACT Research: CV Forecasts Upgraded for 2020

ACT Research: Economic Path Forward Will Be ‘Choppy’

ACT, ATA indices for June show significant upturn in trucking activity

ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index Continues Rebound in June

ACT Research: For-Hire Trucking Index Keeps Rebounding in June

Trailer Orders See Sequential Improvement in June, Year Over Year

Trailer orders post big gain in June: ACT

ACT: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Fall 22% Through May

Net US trailer orders post improvement in June: ACT Research

Trailer Orders See Sequential Improvement in June, Year Over Year

Trailer orders roar back in June

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Post Another Significant Sequential Improvement in June, Dramatic Uptick Y/Y

ECONOMIC WATCH: U.S. trailer orders surge

June sees rise in Class 8 truck production, but sales still lag behind

Preliminary Used Class 8 Data Shows YTD Sales Flat, With Average Price, Miles and Age All Lower

Pandemic Response Creates Driver Shortage, Pulling Rate Cycle Forward

ACT Research: June CV Data Returning Closer to Normal Levels

June shows marked improvement, but year-to-date sales for used Class 8 tractors remain ‘flat,’ says ACT Research

Preliminary used Class 8 data shows YTD sales flat

COVID-19 Complicates the Lease Vs. Buy Decision

ACT Research’s freight, commercial vehicle forecasts for July show glimmer of hope

Preliminary data indicates flat year-to date sales for used Class 8 trucks

ACT Forecast: Pandemic Creates Driver Shortage, Pulls Rate Cycle Forward

ACT 2020 Commercial Vehicle Forecasts Marked Up in July

Strong June boosts trucking forecast for remainder of 2020

ECONOMIC WATCH: Driver shortage, low truck production to push up spot market rates

Heavy-, Medium-Duty Truck Orders Rebound In June

Class 8 Orders Skyrocketed in June

ACT: Trailer orders increase in May

Heavy-, medium-duty truck orders rebound in June

Class 8 Orders Rise 23.2% in June

Heavy-, medium-duty truck orders rebound in June

Senior plc: Post-close market update – Robust cash performance in the period

Senior revenues slide as its end markets remain weak

May Extends Slide in Used Class 8 Truck Prices

Rapid Freight Rate Improvement Contributes to Spike in June NA Class 8 Net Orders

Truck orders begin to climb as freight volumes improve

May used truck metrics show volumes, age down M/M, price, miles up

Allison Transmission Is Geared Up For A Recovery

June Class 8 orders, job growth show fleets’ increasing confidence

Freight volumes, rates climbing back up, but progress is moving slowly

ACT: Freight Rate Improvements Power Spike in June Class 8 Net Orders

June Class 8 Net Orders See Upturn

New truck orders leap forward, surpassing seasonal averages

ECONOMIC WATCH: Truck orders bounced back in June

June Class 8 truck orders rebound to four-month high

ACT: May Used Truck Sales Volume Down 12% M/M, Price and Miles Up

Used truck prices firm but demand still slack

Volume, age down for used-truck sales in May but price, miles up, ACT report shows

ACT Research: CV industry looking toward recovery

Latest reports from ACT Research show COVID-19 impact continues but market shows signs of recovery

ACT: Setbacks for China’s CV Markets in Q1, Some Segments to Improve in Q2

U.S. trailer net orders improve month-over-month, decline year-over-year in May

Used truck sales metrics for May indicate volumes, age down from April

ACT: U.S. Economy Improves in April, CV Industry Looking Toward Recovery

After April’s ‘worst reading in history,’ ACT’s May For-Hire Trucking Index rebounds to neutral territory

ACT Research’s For-Hire Trucking Index rebounds from April

ACT: COVID-19 Impact Continues, Data Showing Improvement

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index: May Data Rebounds After “Worst Readings” In History

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 29% M/M, Down 71% Y/Y

U.S. Trailer Orders Up in May, 71% Lower Than 2019

May trailer orders improve — to second-weakest month on record

Truck Orders Slow to Crawl Amid Pandemic

After Years Of Protest, California To Add ‘Untouchable’ Trucks To Its Electric Mandate

Trailer orders ticked up in May, but still lag 2019 figures

ACT Research’s says falling sales that illustrate weakness from the beginning to the end of the demand spectrum

Bharat Forge surges on increased Class 8 truck sales

NEED A HINT ABOUT HOW FUCKED OUR ECONOMY WILL PROBABLY GET?

Industry Trends, Driver Preference Pave Way for Hub-to-Hub Routes

ACT: May Commercial Vehicle Data Shows Pandemic’s Mark

COVID-19 pandemic leaves mark on May commercial-vehicle market with ‘tepid’ activity, ACT says

Nikola, Tesla Map Different Paths to Commercial Truck Market

Trucking Industry Hits Low in April, Expected Improvement in Near Term

Edited Transcript of RUSHA earnings conference call or presentation 23-Apr-20 2:00pm GMT

ACT Freight Forecast: Bottoming Process Accelerates, Rate Rebound at Risk

Trucking Industry Hits Low in April, Expected Improvement in Near Term

ECONOMIC WATCH: Rates at risk as unemployed drivers return

Indexes shows that April was a depressing month for freight and manufacturing

Trucking, CV equipment markets roll into recovery mode

Tonnage indexes show that April was dismal month for freight and manufacturing

Driver shortage likely to return as economy recovers, ATA economist says

Preliminary Class 8 orders show sequential gains in May but remain down annually

HDMA Pulse Webinar: Amid uncertainty, light at the end of the tunnel?

ACT Forecast: CV Production to Fall 66%, Engine Demand Muted in Tandem

ACT: May Data Show Depth of Supply Chain Disruption in CV Industry

Class 8 Orders in May Begin New Cycle’s Slow Upturn

‘Subdued’ May Class 8 Orders Reflect Economic Uncertainty Caused by Pandemic Lockdowns

Equipment manufacturers prepare for economy to restart

ACT Research: Class 8 vehicle production to drop to “eye-watering” level

Class 8 truck orders stagnate in May (Update)

ELECTRIC, NATURAL GAS TRUCKING SECTORS DUEL OVER WHO DESERVES FUNDING — NOW

HDMA To Host Webinar With ACT Research

April Used Truck Prices Post Sharp Decline

All About Nikola Motor Company’s Stock Offering

ACT: April Used Truck Metrics Down 15% M/M, Up 8% YTD

Break-even values dictate used truck trade-ins

ACT: Economic Growth in Post-COVID-19 Forecast

Upcoming HDMA, ACT webinar to address path to new normal

Re-Opening Measures Positively Affect Truck Freight, Rates

Freight indicators suggest the worst is in trucking’s rearview mirror

ACT: COVID-19 Impact Severity Peaks, Potential for Recovery Emerging

Triad Truck makers hit hard by Covid-19 fallout

Used market sees dealer sales slip

April’s US trailer demand down 99 compared with 2019

Nearing bottom of freight collapse, path for economic recovery becoming clearer

ACT Research: April CV data showing full COVID-19 impact, data lowest in decades

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 97% M/M, 99% Y/Y

April 2020 Class 8 truck sales barely half of those a year ago

ACT: Preliminary April Net U.S. Trailers Orders Down 97% M/M, 98% Y/Y

ACT: April CV Data Lowest in Decades, Shows Full COVID-19 Impact

ACT, FTR trailer reports indicate customers in ‘wait-and-see’ mode

Trailer orders victim of weak new order placement, high cancellations

Last month’s new truck inventory decline the ‘largest sequential drop on record’

Class 8 Orders Went Negative In April

April’s preliminary net trailer orders hit all-time low volume

Trucking market conditions fall to all-time low marks as health crisis bites freight sector

U.S. Trailer Production Facing Massive Retrenchment in Production Levels

April Trailer Orders Drop to Lowest Level in 30 Years

ACT: April Used Class 8 Volumes Down 8% M/M and 5% Y/Y, Up 10% YTD

Depressed used truck prices fall lower in April

Cass: April volume hits ‘recessionary levels,’ capacity cuts remain open question

Covid-19 recovery models predict 2021 could be a “transition year”

ACT Research: COVID-19 Impact On Global Economies And CV Demand Predicted Through 2021

ACT Forecasts COVID-19 Impact on Global Economies, CV Demand Through 2021

Medium-Duty Sales in April Fall, but Some Positives Seen in Lighter Segments

ACT Freight Forecast: Bottoming Process Begins for Trucking Cycle

ACT Forecasts COVID-19 Impact on Global Economies, CV Demand Through 2021

ACT Research: COVID-19 impact on global economies and CV demand predicted through 2021

ACT offers predictions on COVID-19 impact on global economies, commercial-vehicle demand

Transportation and logistics firms ponder Covid-19 reopening plans – DC Velocity

Bharat Forge in focus today as North America Truck sales down 72% yoy in April

Preliminary market report for April shows COVID-19’s negative affect on truck sales deepenin

April Class 8 Orders Reach 25-Year Low

Manufacturers Report First Quarter 2020 Negatively Impacted by COVID-19

COVID-19’s Negative Impact on Trucking Deepens with April Order Intake Data

Afternoon Coffee: U.S. wants to mine on the moon; Corcentric gets $80M in PE; Tipalti adds partners; Icertis CLM joins Workday suite; ’50/50′ video for The Hackett Group

Recession-resistant consumer packaged goods industry faces shipping challenges

Exclusive Report: Troubled times for US truck market

It’s ‘Damn The Torpedoes’ As California Eyes Electric Truck Mandate Despite COVID-19

Truck drivers have emerged as some of the most ‘essential’ workers of the coronavirus, but they’re not getting paid like it

Preliminary Class 8 truck orders see lowest order levels in years

Medium-duty trucks fare better in April than heavy-duty segment

Rail carriers cut capacity as intermodal volume drops 17% in April, the largest fall since 2009

Research explores impact of COVID-19, recovery on nation’s transportation, commercial-vehicle markets

Report shows used-truck sales up year to date but price, other factors decline for long term

April Class 8 truck orders hit 25-year low

ACT: Trucking Order Intake Down 72% Y/Y, 46% M/M

FTR, ACT Research Report on Historic Class 8 Orders Drop

As trucking demand craters in April, rates follow

Bharat Forge in focus today as North America Truck sales down 72% yoy in April

ACT: COVID-19’s Impact on N.A. Commercial Vehicle Market

Used truck sales volume rises slightly compared with last year

March Used Truck Prices Continue 2020 Slide

ACT: March Used Truck Metrics Flat M/M, Longer-Term Sales Up 5% Y/Y

Freight rates, volumes slip, according to latest For-Hire Trucking Index

Clean Energy Fuels Offers Cost Calculator to Fleets

March Net Trailer Orders Dip Below 7,600, ACT Research Says

ACT Research: For-Hire Trucking Index rate volumes lowest in 10-year history

ACT Research slashes forecast for nat-gas truck sales

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index Volumes Lowest in Survey’s 10-Year History

ACT: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Up 29% YTD Through February 2020

ACT: March CV Data Transitional, Full COVID-19 Impact Not Visible in Data

Freight Rates Plummet, Small Fleets Struggle

Daimler Trucks cautiously resumes US production (Update 2)

The Coronavirus And Trucking

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 43% Sequentially in March, -51% Y/Y

ACT Research Says Full Impact of COVID-19 Not Visible in Commercial Vehicle Data

Trailer orders tank in March, following Class 8 trucks into abyss (Update)

Industry status report says cancellation rates beginning to show depth of market slippage

Some Truck Makers Look to Restart in April

March used truck sales: A tale of two extremes

ACT Research reports prices steady as Class 8 used volume falls

Medium-Duty Sales Lose Ground in March

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Contracted 8% M/M in March

Coronavirus grip remains tight on global economy, freight and equipment demands

Medium-Duty Sales Lose Ground in March

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Contracted 8% M/M in March

Coronavirus grip remains tight on global economy, freight and equipment demands

Coronavirus Recession Starts to Catch Up With Trucking Industry

ACT Freight Forecast Reflects COVID-19 and Lower Commodities

Spot rates peak, then plummet as COVID-19 impacts trucking industry

Cheap diesel likely to undercut freight in oil sector, further depress truck orders

March Class 8 Orders Drop to Recessionary Levels

ACT Research: Coronavirus changing CV market forecasting assumptions

Trucking Volume Linked to Future Spending Trends, Experts Say

How Coronavirus Pandemic Will Change Transportation, Auto Industries

Coronavirus makes a dent in March truck order numbers

ECONOMIC WATCH: ACT reassessing commercial vehicle demand, economic expectations

Class 8 truck orders crash in March to worst in decade

ACT Research Indicates COVID-19 Impacting CV Markets

U.S. truck fleets cancel orders for new vehicles as market slumps

Used Class 8 Sales Fall 15% in February

Navistar joins other OEMs in delaying truck production as truck orders hit 10 year low

February Used Class 8 Sales Rise 14% M/M and 9% Y/Y

Falling Oil Prices May Stem Demand for Trucks, Experts Warn

Paccar, DTNA Curtail Production Into April

Daimler, PACCAR join rivals in suspending truck production

February saw 15% drop in nation’s trailer net orders, report says

Severe Setback Expected for China’s CV Markets in Q1/20

Report shows used Class 8 volumes grew, prices fell month over month

Medium-Duty Market Creeps Higher on Mixed Sales

COVID-19 Has Little Impact on February CV Data, Future Impact Expected

Class 8 truck production could fall to less than half of 2019

ACT Research: Trailer net orders dropped pre-Coronavirus, now ‘most unusual’ market conditions in history

ACT Research: COVID-19 has little impact on February CV data, future impact expected

ACT Updates Freight Forecast for COVID-19 and Lower Commodities

Used sales volume rose in February

Struggling intermodal meets further headwinds with coronavirus

ECONOMIC WATCH: Coronavirus affecting equipment deman

The impact of coronavirus on the North American truck market

COVID-19 ‘Undermines Expectations’ for North American Commercial Vehicle Markets

COVID-19 Impacts North American Commercial Vehicle Markets

Industry’s lukewarm gains, moderate slowdowns could improve by midyear

Trucking Not Immune From Worries Over COVID-19

Early economic studies show impact of COVID-19 on global market, supply chains

ACT Research: COVID-19 Impacts North American Commercial Vehicle Markets

ACT Reports Regulations Impacting U.S. Commercial Vehicle Market

Preliminary February Class 8 orders see declines

Too Much Capacity Challenging Heavy Truck Market

February Class 8 Orders Decline

ACT Reports Excessive Capacity Challenges in Heavy Truck Market

Bloomington-based Donaldson lowers revenue forecast due to coronavirus, other market disruptions

ACT, FTR Report Drop in Class 8 Orders

Capacity glut challenging truck market: ACT

February Class 8 Truck Orders Tank On Coronavirus Uncertainty

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index Rates Slip While Volumes Improve

Today’s Pickup: US Makes $225M In Grant Money Available To Ports

ECONOMIC WATCH: Freight recession ending, pricing to swing back in carriers’ favor

Supply-chain disruptions, weak freight volume impacting trailer production

ACT Research forecaster sees bulk tank production growing in 2020, overall economy continuing slow expansion

Used Class 8 Prices in January Fall as Sales Drop

Used Truck Sales Open 2020 Up 4%M/M, Down Slightly Y/Y

ACT Research: Used Truck Sales Recover Slightly, Down Year-Over-Year

Preliminary used Class 8 volumes up, prices down month-over-month: ACT Research

ACT: Used Class 8 Volumes Grew, Prices Fell M/M

U.S. Trailer Production Facing Lower Demand and Supply Chain Disruptions

Utility Launches Aerodynamic Trailer Tail

Coronavirus impact looms over freight demand, but optimism remains for a rebound

Research shows used prices slipped while volume rose last month

U.S. trailer net orders plunge 15%

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Opened 2020 Down 15% Sequentially and 28% Y/Y

ACT Research: Class 8 Production Outpaced Weak Sales in January

Unsold Class 8 truck inventories second highest since Great Recession

Truck orders to remain low in 2020, tonnage up slightly in January

Automated Freight Matching Won’t Be Enough When Capacity Tightens

Today’s Pickup: Uncertain Contract Status Leads DHL To Issue Potential Notice Of layoffs In Michigan

Capacity crunch coming, say top trucking executives

New Trucks, Used Trucks And Trailers All Suffering From The Same Affliction

January Class 8, Medium-Duty Truck Orders Dip

Preliminary January North American Class 8 are down sequentially and up annually

Freight sector on track to continue expansion through five-year horizon

Why Cummins Stock Tumbled 10.6% in January

Today’s Pickup: Shippeo Lands $22 Million Investment For Expansion

With Freight-Generating Sectors on the Mend, ACT Predicts 5-Year Expansion

Trump’s ‘new NAFTA’ deal seen as a positive for cross-border trucking activity

Rush Enterprises reports solid 2019 results despite big drop in Q4 truck sales

Recession Depends on Definition: U.S. Economy Poised for 1.8% Expansion

ACT Achieves 98% Accuracy Truckload Spot Rate Forecasting in 2019

ACT Research: Preliminary used Class 8 volumes and prices rise month-over-month

ECONOMIC WATCH: Risk of U.S. recession has ‘largely faded,’ ACT reports

Trailer Orders Drop in December from November, Previous Year

December Trailer Net Orders Full-Year 2019 Less than Half 2018 Volume

Falling Trailer Bookings Track Muted Tractor Orders

ACT Research releases used truck, new trailer sales data for December

ACT: Used Class 8 Volumes and Prices Rise M/M, Drop 14% YTD

FTR, ACT report significant decline in trailer orders for December

Sliding sales prompt restructuring at Daimler Trucks

Another 3,500 truck drivers lost their jobs in December — and it’s a troubling sign of the recession that’s slamming the $800 billion trucking industry

If times are good, why is Mack Trucks laying people off? Welcome to the cyclical trucking industry

A recession slammed trucking last year — and experts predict that 2020 will bring more bankruptcies and plunging truck orders

Truck manufacturing orders hit decade low in 2019

Class 8 orders stabilize in December

ECONOMIC WATCH: Class 8 orders rebounded in December

Research indicates 14% rise in Class 8 sales in December over previous month

Preliminary December North American Class 8 truck orders are stable

Preliminary Class 8 Orders Up 14%M/M in December

Heavy truck orders stabilize to close 2019

Class 8 truck sales sink to lowest in decade; Bharat Forge down 0.3%

Class 8 truck orders tumble to decade low

Truck Orders to Plunge, GDP to Fall Lower, Diesel Prices to Rise in 2020

ACT: 2020 looks rough for carrier profitability

ACT: Used Truck Sales, Down 16% YTD, Return to Trend

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index: Utilization Shifts into Reverse in November

It’s a buyers’ market as used truck glut stalls new orders

ACT: Tough Times Coming in 2020 for Class 8 

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index shows utilization shifted into reverse in November

ACT Research: Tough Times Ahead for Class 8

ACT Research: Tough times coming in 2020 for Class 8 market

Demand, Supply & Timing Drive Weak Commercial Vehicle Forecast

OOIDA Foundation: Overcapacity led to falling freight rates in 2019

Commentary: 2019 Was A Tough Year For Trucking

Industry awash in excess equipment: ACT

Decade Of Trailer Production Growth Only Beginning To Slow

BankruptcyData Releases 2019 Corporate Bankruptcy Review, Bankruptcy 2020 Outlook, and Names Finalist for 2019 Industry Best Awards

ACT: 2020 looks rough for carrier profitability

ACT Research: Used truck sales return to trend and are down 16% YTD

Used Truck Sales Return to Downward Track

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Fall 15% in November

ACT Research: A Strong 2019 Will Mean Weaker Truck Markets Next Year

Equipment sellers to see tougher conditions in 2020: ACT Research

Mack Trucks Plans Down Weeks, Possible Layoffs at Pennsylvania Plant

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Dropped 56% Y/Y

Mack Trucks plans down weeks, potential layoffs at Lower Macungie plant as market slows down

November Trailer Orders Weaken, Leaving Excess Production Capacity

MTD Exclusive: New Year to Bring Challenges for Trucking Industry

Smaller displacement diesels, gas engines growing share of the roadway

Medium-Duty Sales Skid in Typical November Fashion

Manufacturers Anticipate Somewhat Blurry 2020 Market

ACT: Preliminary U.S. Trailer Net Orders Down 56% Y/Y

ACT Research: Likelihood of HD market recovery in 2021 tempered

Trailer Orders Fall in November

Trailer orders continue to slide as fleets crawl cautiously into 2020

ACT: Likelihood of Heavy Vehicle Market Recovery in 2021 Tempered

New Class 8 truck sales drop to lowest point since February 2018

ACT Research: Likelihood of heavy vehicle market recovery in 2020 tempered

ACT report addresses concern for 2021 truck market

TC Line calls for Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019

Forecast: U.S. truck market mired in neutral conditions through first half of 2020

As Truck Engine Displacements Shrink, Power And Fuel Efficiency Grow

A truckload giant just filed for bankruptcy, and it leaves nearly 3,000 truck drivers jobless

Another 1,000 truck drivers lost their jobs in November, and it’s a chilling sign for the economy

ACT For-Hire Trucking Index: Bottoming Process Underway?

California Won’t Enforce Trailer GHG Rules for at Least Two Years

Class 8 Orders Slump for Weakest November Since 2015

Engines over 10L will dominate Class 8 market; ACT

Truck orders weak in November

Class 8 Truck Sales Forecast to Rebound in 2021

New truck orders trending toward smaller engines, report shows

Class 8 truck orders tumble in November

ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index: Bottoming process underway?

ACT Research: Used truck sales jump 43% in October

Retail compliance initiative boosts transparency, reduces chargebacks

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index surged in September, but capacity rebalancing process may be underway

ACT Research: Commercial Vehicle Markets Continue to Deteriorate

Jump in used truck sales an “anomaly”

Soft freight, low prices creating used truck ‘buyer’s market’

ACT: Used Truck Sales Jump 43% M/M, Down 17% YTD

Price, Sales of Used Class 8 Trucks Drop 19%

‘Bloodbath’: Truck-Engine Manufacturer Cummins Laying Off 2,000 Workers

Cummins lays off 2K to protect profits through trucking downturn

Volvo layoffs coming in January

Volvo Trucks will lay off 700 workers in January (Update)

Glut of used trucks creates buyer’s market (Update)

Trailer orders increase 71 percent month over month

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Down 42% Y/Y, 52% YTD

Around 4,500 truck drivers lost their jobs in August as the trucking ‘bloodbath‘ rages on

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Spike M/M, Down 17% YTD

ACT: US trailer production shifting to ‘advantage fleets’

Medium-Duty Sales Continued to Climb in October

ACT: Carriers Add Capacity, While US Industrial Downturn Deepens

ACT: U.S. Trailer Preliminary Net Orders Surge 71% M/M in October

Freight markets remain far below heights of 2018

ACT Research, FTR Intel see trailer orders surging in October

October Class 8 Sales Show Capacity Expands

Trade war, consumer confidence to impact truck demand

2020 projected to be ‘a tough year’ for trucking

ACT: Heavy Duty Market Anticipating Build Rate Pullback

Why Trucking Stocks Look Like Good Values Right Now

ACT: Heavy Duty Market Anticipating Build Rate Pullback

Why Trucking Stocks Look Like Good Values Right Now

ACT Research data shows pullback in build rates forthcoming

ACT Research: TL Contract Rates Turn Lower with More to Go

October Class 8 Sales Show Capacity Expands

Used Class 8 orders fell in September

Weak October Class 8 Truck Orders Signal Subdued 2020

Cervus falls victim to softness in equipment markets

Wabash Posts Higher Q3 Earnings, Record Revenue

Class 8 truck orders rebound in October

Economic indicators flashing warning lights for coming year

Class 8 truck orders improve in October, medium-duty doesn’t fare as well

ACT Research: NA Medium Duty Demand Slowed, while Class 8 Order Intake Improved in October

Diesel’s market dominance earns respect but little love

ACT Research: Class 8 Orders Rise to 11-Month High in October

October Class 8 Orders Highest in 11 Months

Edited Transcript of RUSHA earnings conference call or presentation 24-Oct-19 2:00pm GMT

Fleet Advantage expands asset management solutions

Used Class 8 Truck Sales Fall in September

Commercial vehicle market continues to deteriorate

ACT Research digests painting less than rosy picture in CV market

Diesel to power 80% of big rigs by 2030, industry leader says

Fleet Advantage expands leasing program to trailers

ACT: Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Down 23% M/M, Up 27% YTD

ACT Research: Used Truck Sales Drop 18% Y/Y

Recent report shows take rates again on the rise for natural gas trucks

ACT Research: Class 8 Regression to the Mean Coming in 2020

Rush Enterprises, Inc. (RUSHA) CEO Rusty Rush on Q3 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

One of America’s largest trucking companies is quietly closing its operations of a Pennsylvania warehouse and will lay off dozens

Rush Enterprises Inc (RUSHB) (RUSHA) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

Trailer orders up month-over-month but down year-over-year

With Strike Set to End, Mack Workers Will Return to Softening Market

Report: Class 8 truck market headed for correction

Rush Enterprises Reports Mixed Q3 Results

Average Used Class 8 Price Drops 6.9% in September

As strike ends, Mack Trucks workers returning to a softening heavy-duty truck market

For-Hire Trucking Index Shows Volume Surge in September

U.S. net trailer orders jump 73% in September

New trailer orders up 73 percent over last month

Rush Enterprises reports solid Q3 but warns on used truck market

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Bottoming process under way?

To yield, or not to yield

Slowing GDP growth but no recession

Trailer orders rebound in September, pointing to solid 2020 production

ACT: Leading Indicators Point to Downturn as Retail Truck Sales Surge

Used truck volumes slipped in September

ACT: U.S. Trailer Preliminary Net Orders Up 75% M/M in September

Class 8 Truck Sales Hit High Point, But Leading Indicators Point to Downturn

Volvo Trucks will lay off 3,000 workers because of UAW strike at Mack Trucks

Medium-Duty Gains in September Led by Class 7

EVs To The Rescue: Lessons From A California Blackout

ACT Research Freight Forecast: Spot pressure to persist on more capacity additions

Trade war biggest threat to commercial vehicle market: ACT

Today’s Pickup: DexFreight Completes Blockchain Project, Gets Carrier Paid Within Minutes

Today’s Pickup: dexFreight completes blockchain project, gets carrier paid within minutes

ACT Research: Key risk to vehicle market forecasts remains China trade war

ACT: Trade War Remains Key Risk to N.A. CV Market

ACT: Heavy Duty Market Up-Cycle Running Out of Steam

Industry outlook report shows Class 8 market running out of steam

ACT Research: Spot Pressure to Persist on More Capacity Additions

ACT says spot pressure to persist on more capacity additions

Spot market pressures to persist: ACT

September Class 8 truck retail sales set all-time monthly record

Mack Trucks Sees Its Strength Rising In A Slowing Market For Over-The-Road Trucks

ACT Research: Class 8 market moving into significant correction next year

Class 8 orders for September stuck in down cycle; medium-duty numbers fall

Market leader Freightliner to cut 900 production workers in North Carolina

Anheuser-Busch to Deploy 21 BYD Electric Trucks

For-hire trucking industry loses 9,300 jobs the past two months

Another 4,200 truck drivers lost their jobs in September as a recession slams America’s $800 billion trucking industry

Understanding the relationship between spot rates and truck orders can save shippers money

Class 8 Orders Off 71% From Year-Ago Levels

Trailer preliminary net orders up fractionally, trail last year

As spot rates stay low, shippers hold off on contracts

Economic forecast for trucking: Gloomy with a chance of recession

Medium Duty Demand Slowed, while Class 8 Order Intake Improved in September

Trade uncertainty stunts Class 8 truck orders

ACT Research: China’s CV Truck Markets Continue to Decelerate

ACT Research: NA medium duty demand slowed, while Class 8 order intake improved in September

ACT: Class 8 Market to Move into Significant Correction in 2020

Freightliner laying off plant workers as new orders stall

Class 8 demand improves, medium-duty truck demand slows in September

ACT Research: Net US trailer orders up 2% over July

ACT: For-Hire Trucking Conditions Return to Trend in August

Class 8 truck market to see ‘significant correction’: ACT

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Fall 1% Y/Y, Sales Drop 19%

For-Hire Trucking Index: Conditions Return to Trend in August

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index shows conditions return to trend in August

For-Hire Trucking Conditions Worsen After Brief Summer Surge

Used truck prices fell 1% Y/Y and sales dropped 19%, ACT Research says

Trailer net orders up M/M, down Y/Y, YTD

Used truck sales drop 19 percent compared with last year

Freight markets still weak, data still trending negative

Used Truck Prices Slip as Used Truck Supply Grows

New trailer orders in August were down 72% from a year ago, ACT says

Are fears about a recession warranted?

Cancellations rise as trailer orders continue to stagnate

ACT: Preliminary August 2019 Trailer Orders Up Fractionally from July

Freight sector blip insufficient to change gloomy long-term forecast, firms say

Truckers are becoming more pessimistic about the US economy

ACT: Freight Markets Still Weak, Data Still Trending Negative

ACT Reports slight bump for trailer orders

Used Class 8 truck sales fell in August

Class 8 Sales Slide Lower in August

North American Class 8 orders for August up modestly from July

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall M/M, Y/Y and YTD

Key risk to N.A. CV market forecasts is trade war with China, ACT Research says

Pre-ship provides respite from freight downturn, ACT Research Freight Forecast says

J.B. Hunt intermodal customers not pre-ordering freight to beat tariffs; Fed expected to cut rates, economist says

Declining Class 8 used truck sales continue

Struggling used truck market dips for 10th consecutive month

Heavy-Duty Truck Market Conditions Continue Decline

ACT: Key Risk to N.A. CV Market Forecasts is Trade War with China

Class 8 truck production cuts intensify as market slackens

ACT Forecasts Imminent Slowdown in Class 8, Trailer Production

ACT Research: Heavy Duty Market Conditions Continue to Deteriorate

Mack Plans Temporary Layoffs at Pennsylvania Plant

Truck, trailer order market outlook trending down as market stumbles

Pre-Tariff Shipping Could Be Causing Recent Uptick in Freight

Who’s in the news: Our weekly trucking employment report

Around 4,500 truck drivers lost their jobs in August as the trucking ‘bloodbath’ rages on

Understanding the relationship between spot rates and truck orders can save shippers money

Used truck prices fell 4% on flat sales in July

U.S. trailer net orders up 22% month-over-month, but down 46% on a YTD basis

ACT Research: Pre-Ship Provides Respite from Freight Downturn

Sam Kahan of ACT Research Wins Lawrence R. Klein Award

ACT Research freight forecast: Pre-ship provides respite from freight downturn

Truckers Slashed Payrolls in August

ACT’s Kahan to accept Klein award, deliver 2020 forecast

Volvo plant may anchor Virginia R&D corridor

Class 8 Truck Orders Down Nearly 80 Percent Over August 2018

August North American orders for new Class 8 trucks show slight uptick

ACT: NA Medium and Heavy-Duty Volumes Rebound in August

Freight rates to rise ahead of holiday shopping season; hurricane disrupts service

Truck orders rebound slightly in August

Class 8 truck market ‘at a turning point’: FTR

Number of trucking companies out of business in 1st half of 2019 exceeds 2018 total

Are fears about a recession warranted?

Class 8 truck engine demand trending to smaller displacements, ACT Research says

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index shows anomalous spike in July

Truck makers log sharply lower orders

ACT: Commercial Vehicle Markets Heading for a Market Correction in 2020

Class 8 engine sizes shrink as emissions rule changes loom

Class 8 Engine Sizes Shrink As Emissions Rule Changes Loom

ACT Research: Commercial vehicle markets heading toward correction in 2020

Truck Makers Apply the Brakes

ACT Research: Commercial vehicle markets heading for market correction in 2020

Today’s Logistics Report: Waiting at the Dock; Korea’s Shipyard Concern; Tariff Tug-of-War

Used Truck Market in July Underscores Buyers Are Leaving

ACT: Class 8 Truck Engine Demand Trending to Smaller Displacements

ACT Research: Class 8 Market Indicators Diverge

ACT Research: Class 8 truck engine demand trending to smaller displacements

Class 8 Engines: Is Smaller Displacement the Wave of the Future?

Smaller displacement engines, gasoline increasing in popularity

The leading industry group for truck drivers has declared we’re hurtling toward a trucking ‘bloodbath’

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Fall 4% on Flat Sales

No rush for 2020 trailer build slots: ACT

ACT: Trailer orders up 22% month-over-month, down 46% year-over-year

Executives: Trailer Orders Down, but Robust 2018 Helped Companies Prepare for Future

Pace of EV Introductions Could Quicken

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Hit 1st Sequential Increase in 9 Months, but Are Down 46% on a YTD Basis

For-Hire Trucking Index Sees Anomalous Spike in July

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Hit 1st Sequential Increase in 9 Months

Trailer orders down 46 percent year to date

Trailer Orders Recover from Weak June, but Still Down for the Year

ACT Research: U.S. trailer production robust, indications show component supply challenges easing

Trade War with China a Key Risk to North American CV Market Forecasts

China to Impose New Tariffs on $75 Billion of US Goods in Latest Trade War Escalation

Spot rates to remain flat for rest of 2019, logistics experts say

Trailer component supply improving, trailer orders continue slide

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Production Remains Robust

Indicators Show Slowdown in Growth, but Recession Isn’t Likely

Trailer orders continue to slide, while production remains robust

ACT Research: Trailer production robust, component supply challenges easing

Reports indicate truck markets likely to weaken in immediate future

Daimler: Truck sales to remain solid; fleets view safety tech as important as fuel economy

Quotable:

ACT: Key Risk to NA CV Market Forecasts is Trade War with China

ACT Research: Class 8 market-leading indicators continue to erode

Streetwise: Market volatility an opportunity

Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall for Fourth Consecutive Month

Sino-U.S. trade war complicating forecasts: ACT

Preliminary used class 8 volumes fell for fourth consecutive month

ACT Research: Key risk to CV market forecasts is China trade wars

ACT Research: Heavy duty markets at the edge of the precipice

Rate outlook: Indicators point to mid-2020 recovery

Heavy-duty vehicle market on edge of precipice: ACT Research

FreightWaves Radio preview: what they talked about at ACT Research

Renewable Natural gas continues to move passengers on the Big Blue Bus and at LAX

USTMA revises shipment forecast up for passenger tires, down for truck tires

Heavy-Duty Truck Orders Hit Lowest Level in Nine Years

ACT, FTR: Class 8 truck orders reach 9-year low in July

July Class 8 Truck Orders Lowest Since 2010

Truck orders hit lowest level in 9 years ahead of ‘market correction’

July new heavy-duty truck orders lowest since 2010

Natural gas truck sales surge even as electric trucks get the hype

Downturn expected for US Class 8 market, but don’t panic—Daimler

ACT research: Class 8 market-leading indicators continue to erode

Cass predicts economic contraction after eighth consecutive month of shipping declines

Navistar cuts medium-duty truck production in Ohio

July Class 8 Sales Top 25,000 for Year’s Highest Volume

The ‘bloodbath’ in America’s trucking industry has officially spilled over to the rest of the economy

ACT: July 2019 Trailer Preliminary Net Orders 66% Lower Y/Y

Class 8 Orders in July Sink to Lowest Level Since 2010

Trailer orders increase 65 percent in July

Used truck prices defying predictions, but the worst may be coming

Medium-Duty Sales Climb in Summer Market

RNG continues to move passengers on the Big Blue Bus, LAX

ACT Research says forecast of freight downturn persists

Renewable Natural gas continues to move passengers on the Big Blue Bus and at LAX

Freight Rates Expected to Fall, But Truck Production Remains at All-Time Highs

Heavy-Duty Truck Sales Off 81% in July – to Lowest Level Since 2010

ACT says heavy truck, trailer industries heading toward market correction in 2020

Ryder posts record sales and earnings across all segments

Class 8 natural gas truck retail sales up 10% M/M, 60% Y/Y, 43% YTD in May, ACT says

Natural gas truck sales rebounding

Sales of natural gas trucks rebounding

ACT Research: US trailer orders continue to recede in June

FTR and ACT: Net trailer orders in June down sharply

Natural Gas Truck Sales Are on the Rise

June Used Class 8 Prices Climb Even as Lots Grow Full

Class 8 truck demand teeters on cusp of “significant correction,” ACT says

“Significant correction” coming for Class 8 market: ACT

Is a Class 8 Truck Order Correction in the Cards?

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Up 2% M/M, 10% YTD

ACT Research: Heavy truck and trailer industries heading for market correction in 2020

ACT Research: Class 8 market on cusp of significant correction

Truckers Wrestle With Oversupply of Big Rigs, Falling Freight Rates

June used Class 8 truck prices are up 6 percent from previous year

ACT Research: U.S. trailer net orders continued to drop in June, down 70% Y/Y & 43% YTD

More on Rush Enterprises Q2 results

Rush Enterprises, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results, Announces $0.13 per Share Dividend

Rush 2Q Earnings, Revenue Climb on Truck Sales

Continued weakness in freight volumes leads analysts to consider recession

Small Trucking Firms See Tighter Lending Standards

ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Weak Finish to Q2

Preliminary June 2019 trailer net orders down 41% from May, 69% below last year

ACT’s For-Hire Trucking Index for June shows declines

ACT Research: Industry Currently Astride Class 8 Demand Inflection

June Class 8 Sales Improve Amid Softer Freight Market

Trailer production strong, orders weak as cycles normalize

ACT Research: Industry currently astride Class 8 demand inflection

Trailer orders plummet in June

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ACT Research For-Hire Trucking Index: Weak finish to 2nd quarter

ACT: June 2019 Trailer Industry Preliminary Orders Down 41% from May

Contracting used truck market another sign of industry slowdown

Used Class 8 sales fell for third consecutive month

Despite slowdown in orders, Mack says market remains ‘hot’

Is Trucking in the Midst of a Freight Recession?

Medium-Duty US Retail Sales in June Fall Flat

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall for Third Consecutive Month

ACT Research: Same dealer used truck sales down 8% in June

Hefty Fuels Savings Prompt Fleets to Replace Big Trucks

Trucking data shows signs of recession

Freight recession continues but upturn coming, ACT Research says

Class 8 market activity approaching “precipice”

ACT: Current Class 8 Market Activity Rapidly Approaching Precipice

Wall Street Week Ahead: Union Pacific, other freight co earnings eyed for tariff effects

Heavy truck market activity nearing ‘precipice’

Truck Builders, Motor Carriers Spooked by Tariffs, Slowing Economy

ACT Research: current Class 8 market activity rapidly approaching precipice

ACT Research says trucking sector is in a recession

June Class 8 truck orders rise incrementally from May

Class 8 orders still lag as tariffs cloud future

NA Medium & Heavy-Duty Volumes Rise Incrementally in June

Class 8 orders rise slightly in June, but post worst first half of year since 2010

ACT: Used Truck Prices Drop 1% M/M, Rise 10% YTD

Volvo makes record investment in Pulaski County as it builds new facility, adds 777 jobs

Volvo Trucks anticipates layoffs as industry hot streak comes to an end

Volvo makes record investment in Pulaski County as it builds new facility, adds 777 jobs

Trailer Orders in May Fall to Lowest Point in Nearly Three Years

Used Class 8 Prices Up 6% in a Year as Inventories Increase

Trailer orders down in May; June seen as pivotal month

Manufacturing Cross-Currents

Today’s Pickup: UPS seeks to kick open doors to global trade for women-owned businesses

ACT: U.S. Trailer Net Orders Drop in May, Down 54% Y/Y

ACT Research: Economy Strong, but Moderating

Trailer Orders Continue to Slide as OEMs Catch Up on Production

Despite near-record highs, Class 8 market shows signs of decline

Truckers are warning of a ‘bloodbath’ as trucking companies go bankrupt or slash their profit expectations

Class 8 market showing signs of cooling: ACT

ACT: Class 8 Measures Near-Record Highs, But Signs of Decline Appear

ACT: Class 8 cancellations surprise on low side

ACT Research: Cancellations moderate May trailer orders

ACT Research: China’s CV truck market softening; bus markets supported by demand for new energy units amid environmental concerns

ACT Research shows freight conditions plummeted in May

Freight conditions slumped in May, burdened by plummeting prices in for-hire trucking, study shows

ACT Research says Class 8 cancellations continue on low side

Rising Class 8 Sales in May Signal Demand Alive and Well

ACT: Class 8 Demand Strong, but Freight Metrics Softening

Medium-Duty Sales Rise in May, Top 22,000 Units

Preliminary used Class 8 volumes fell again in May

Used truck volumes fall 14% month-over-month in May

Used truck sales dropped 14 percent in May, down 22 percent from a year earlier (with video)

ACT: Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Fall M/M, Y/Y & YTD in May

Trucking industry volumes less than usual, driver pay continues to rise

Class 8 build rate: When change comes, it’s likely to come fast

ACT Research: When Change Comes, It Is Likely to Come Fast

ACT Forecast: Possible Short-Term Pre-Ships to Off-Set Future Tariffs

Class 8 orders drop to smallest total in nearly 3 years

May Class 8 Orders Plummet to Nearly Three-Year Low

May was the weakest month for Class 8 orders since July 2016

ACT: NA Medium & Heavy-Duty Volumes Drops 70% Y/Y in May

Backlogs Send Heavy-Duty Truck Orders Plummeting to 3-Year Low

Bharat Forge slips 1% after North America Class 8 truck orders

Two-Front Trade War Could Create Double Trouble for Trucking

May Was a Frigid Month for Class 8 Truck Orders

U.S. trailer orders easing, production remains robust, ACT Research says

Trailer order cancellations on the rise

ACT: Class 8 Production to Grow in 2019, Ease in 2020

Today’s Pickup: Costco lags in online grocery delivery

ACT: US trailer orders easing, but production remains robust

Trailer Orders Slow Down but Production Nears All-Time Highs

Freight Recession v Rate Recession

April Trailer Orders Surprise

Class 8 Truck Production to Taper Off By the End of 2019

Trailer orders continue down swing, but trend not sign of problem

ACT: Class 8 engine production to grow before drop late in 2019

April Used Class 8 Prices Climb; Dealers Wary of Slowdown

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Rise 12% YTD; Unit Sales Drop 16% YTD

ACT Research: U.S. Trailer Orders Drop in April, Down 23% Y/Y

ACT: Economy Strong, But Trade Uncertainty a Moderating Force

Used Class 8 sales fall in April

Class 8 measures are at cycle highs, trailer orders are weak, ACT Research reports

U.S. trailer orders continue to drop in April, ACT Research says

ACT Research: Used truck prices up 6% month-over-month

Freight Market Shifts into Lower Gear

Trailer demand softening

April trailer orders down from March, ACT Research

ACT Research: April trailer orders at 14,500 units

ACT says trailer order volume soft in second straight month

ACT: For-Hire Trucking Index Pricing Index Drops Considerably

ACT: April 2019 Trailer Industry Net Orders Down 38% Y/Y

Class 8 backlog ‘remains jam-packed’ as freight growth stagnates: ACT

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ACT Research: Used Class 8 Volumes Fall 16% Y/Y

Trucker rates expected to fall

Today’s Pickup: Amazon breaks ground on Kentucky air hub; where will the next Uber will come from?

Trucking Industry Threatened by Escalating U.S.-China Trade War

ACT: Preliminary used Class 8 volumes fell M/M, Y/Y and YTD in April

Trucking Industry Hits the Doldrums with Neutral Economic Outlook

ACT Research: Trucker profitability expected to roll over in 2nd half of year

 Freight market continues to slump as hot truck sales add capacity

Likelihood of freight recession increasing: ACT

Today’s Pickup: Colombian logistics boom

RUSH ENTERPRISES INC \TX\ filed on Fri, May 10 10-Q Form

Second Quarter 2019 Survey of Professional Forecasters

ACT: Slow Freight and Fast Tractor Sales Pressure Rate Outlook for May

10-Q: CORE MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES INC

Suppliers Take Path to Alternative Powertrains

Freight demand softens, second half of 2019 a ‘wild card’

ACT says slow freight, fast tractor sales pressuring rate outlook

April Class 8 orders down sharply year-over-year, data show

Warehouse Hiring Surges on Rising E-Commerce Demand

Warehouse Hiring Surges on Rising E-Commerce Demand

ACT: NA Class 8 Orders Dip from March to April, Hit 31-Month Low

ACT: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Sales Down 12% YTD

U.S. Trailer Orders Drop 48% Y/Y in March, 36% YTD

ACT Research data indicates stagnating freight growth

Economy continues to cool, but danger of full freight recession dims, ACT says

Rush’s Aftermarket Gains Lift 1Q Results

ACT Research: Strength in commercial vehicle industry varies by sector

Weekly Freight Market Update: Quarter End Scramble

Schneider says it will use its assets to enhance middle mile capabilities

Preliminary Used Class 8 Volumes Jump 25% M/M in March

Truck drivers see orders, miles fall in most recent U.S. stoppage flag

Caminhoneiros dos EUA veem queda das cargas em sinal de desaceleração econômica

DIESEL AND THE FUTURE OF TRUCKING

March Trailer Orders Fall

ACT Research: Freight Recession Possible, Rate Recession Likely

Bibby Financial study reveals predictive maintenance concerns

Q1 Truck Orders Plunge as Industry Works Down Backlog

Strong start to the stock market in April – third day in a row

Orders for new Class 8 trucks dip below 16,000

ACT Research: NA Class 8 Orders Drop Significantly in March Y/Y

ACT Research: Used Truck Prices Rose 2% M/M in February; Sales Fell 7%

Chinese CV Truck Market Softening Amid Environmental Concerns

China’s CV Truck Market Softening, Bus Markets Flat

ACT Research: Trailer Orders Drop in February, Down 29% Y/Y

ACT: U.S. Trailer Orders Continued to Drop in February, Down 29% Y/Y

Trailer orders down 9 percent from January, ACT says

Current Class 8 Orders See Big Backlogs

Truck Trailer Orders Down Again In February, But Analysts Predict Another Record Year

ACT Research Says Commercial Vehicle Industry is Solid

NA Class 8 Orders Rebound Modestly from January to February

Global freight carriers, shippers remain positive on 2019; trucking industry faces possible rate recession

Trucking Conditions Worsen In January And Predicted To Be “High Point” For 2019

Class 8 truck orders quiet in February

GAO: Federal agencies should take additional steps to prepare for potential workforce effects of self-driving trucks

NAVISTAR Q1 EARNINGS PRESENTATION

Oil, Gas Companies Aim to Curb Truck Order Backlog

ACT, FTR report 5 percent monthly increase in Class 8 orders

J.D. Power says new truck boom cycle almost certainly in rear-view mirror

Class 8 engine production expected to continue growth trend

ACT Research Predicts Continued Class 8 Production Growth in 2019

Trailer orders softening, but not for lack of demand

ACT Research Says Class 8 Production to Grow in 2019

Trailer Orders Are Down but Demand Isn’t to Blame

Huge Backlog Slows Trailer Orders to Start 2019

ACT: Industry books 25,800 net trailer orders in January

Truck Recalls Exceed Sales, Year In And Year Out

ACT Research: Freight rates and trucker profits pressured In 2019

ACT Research Suggests Caution for U.S. Economy, Commercial Vehicle Industry

Rush Enterprises, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2018 Results and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

What Electric Vehicle Adopters Can Learn from Natural Gas Fleets

Class 8 Truck Orders Get Off to Slow Start in 2019

Class 8 Heavy Truck Orders Crash 68% in January

North American Class 8 Heavy Truck Orders Collapse 68% in January

Nightly Business Report – February 4, 2019

Follow the links to the transcript of the Night Business Report story which featured Kenny Vieth of ACT Research discussing the state of the commercial vehicle marketing and the cycle of demand.