Trailer orders 'modestly lower' than expected
- Trailer order volumes slow as order season wanes. // Fleet Equipment;Apr2015, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p18
The article discusses the "State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers" published by the transportation research company Americas Commercial Transportation Research Co., which reveals decline in trailer net orders in February 2015, and presents the views of Frank Maly of ACT on the same.
- Dry van orders increase 27% in February. // Trailer / Body Builders;Apr2008, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p8
The article reports on the February 2008 trailer orders data from the Americas Commercial Transportation (ACT) Research Co. LLC. The entry notes that dry van orders increased by 27% while total trailers were up by 12%. It also cites year-on-year perspective showing that dry van builds declined...
- Trucks, trailers looking good. Sauer, Bruce // Trailer / Body Builders;May2012, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p20
Information on issues discussed at the Americas Commercial Transportation Research Co. LLC (ACT Research) seminar held in Columbus, Indiana is presented. Topics include the forecast for the shipments of complete truck trailers in 2012, the growth in the shipments of dry-freight vans in 2012, and...
- March 2008 trailer orders lower than expected, according to Bear Sterns report. // Trailer / Body Builders;May2008, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p10
The article reports on the March 2008 trailer orders released by ACT in the U.S. Data from ACT show that trailer orders reached 11,308 which is below the 15,000-17,000 range forecasted by Bear Stearns. It mentions that orders for total trailers dropped 38% and those for dry vans went down 47% ob...
- Trailer orders moderate, but backlogs hit 20-month high. // Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2010, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p10
The article reports that ACT Research Company has released data showing that April 2010 net orders of commercial trailers dropped 13 percent from March 2010 but increased 3 percent compared to the same period of 2009 and a year to date growth through April of 72 percent.
- Vehicle orders signal strong 2011 growth. // Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2011, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p5
The article reports on the increase in net orders for both Class 8 vehicles and commercial trailers in the last quarter of 2010, according to ACT Research Co.
- ACT Research: Trailer orders break record in October. // Fleet Owner Exclusive Insight;11/25/2014, p9
The article reports on the 90% year-over-year increase in the number of orders for commercial trailers in October 2014 which was attributed to higher orders from small and medium truck fleets and better industry conditions, according to Americas Commercial Transportation (ACT) Research Co. LLC.
- Trailer orders remain solid. // Fleet Owner;Dec2013, Vol. 108 Issue 12, p1
The article offers information on a report by transportation research company ACT Research which suggests that the trailer net orders remained above the 240,000 rate on a seasonally adjusted basis for the second straight month.
- Class 8 net orders climb 36% in April 2013: ACT. // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight;6/1/2013, p2
The article focuses on a report by ACT Research which found that a 36% increase in Class 8 truck trailer orders bound for the U.S., Canada and Mexico to over 23,000 units.