Trailer outlook looking better

Weber, Rick
November 2010
Trailer / Body Builders;Nov2010, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p39
Trade Publication
The article highlights the "Commercial Vehicle Trailer Update and Outlook" presentation by FTR Associates president Eric Starks that showed recovery in the trucking industry. FTR Trucking Conditions Index revealed that while the industry is not as vibrant as it is in 2004, it is in healthy condition with the monthly truck freight growing to minus-6% in July 2010. U.S. trailer production has yet to return to normal but the CK Commercial Vehicle Research Fleet Sentiment Report found that 42% of its respondents plan to acquire one in the next three months.


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