Forecast for 2009 keeps deteriorating

January 2009
Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2009, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the 2009 forecast for the trailer sector. It is stated that the freight market will fall for seven consecutive quarters and will hit bottom in the third quarter of 2009, at nine percent below the year-end 2007 level. Tonnage would reportedly fall 10% year on year. The ensuing decline of trucking margins and equipment purchases is also noted.


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