Trailer orders 'modestly lower' than expected

February 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2008, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline in the trailer orders released by A.C.T. in December 2007. A.C.T. issued a total of 12,378 orders compared with the low-end expectations of 13,000-15,000 by Bear Stearns. It cites the reduction of dry van orders by 18% year-over-year in December. The dry van backlog-to-build ratios have weakened by 2% year-over-year to 5.1x. Bear Stearns emphasized few reason to keep the optimism for trailer demand for the future.


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