Trailer demand 'subdued', for now

Weber, Rick
June 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Jun2008, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p30
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the topics discussed by Ken Vieth, senior partner/general manager of A.C.T. Research Co. LLC during the 2008 Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) convention. In Veith's report, "Commercial Vehicle and Demand Driver Update," he reiterated the strong correlation between trucker profits and trailer orders. He mentioned that demand drivers point to below-trend economic growth.


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