TITLE

Separating the temporary from the permanent

AUTHOR(S)
Sauer, Bruce
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Oct2008, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the future of the trailer and truck industry in the U.S. in line with the economic difficulties facing the country. The author relates the decline of the Dow Jones and the U.S. stock market. The author highlights the steady demand for commercial trucks and trailers. The author outlines the factors that will contribute to the increased need for trucks and trailers.
ACCESSION #
35138504

 

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