March 2008 trailer orders lower than expected, according to Bear Sterns report

May 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;May2008, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p10
Trade Publication
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 a year-over-year basis. It adds that total trailer backlog-to-build ratios have experienced a 20% improvement year-over-year.


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