Mixed signals on optimism

May 2011
Trailer / Body Builders;May2011, Vol. 52 Issue 7, p40
Trade Publication
The article discusses the results of a survey conducted in March 2011 by RSM McGladrey Inc. among U.S. trailer manufacturers. About 88 percent were optimistic about the growth prospects for their company. Leaner operations are expected to continue but inventory levels are increasing and there has been no significant push towards green products. Majority of company employees are fully ensured, with health benefits remaining a large component of a company's cost structure.


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