Trailer shipments hit 32-year low in 2009

February 2010
Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2010, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p6
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The article reports on the decline of truck trailer shipments to a 32-year low in 2009. According to the Columbus, Indiana-based firm ACT Research, U.S-based manufacturers shipped 80,014 complete trailers in 2009, down by 44% from 142,284 trailers in 2008. ACT Research's Kenny Vieth states that production could be improving as inventories reached a new four-year low.


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