August 19, 2015
UPDATED -- A month-over-month decline was particularly impacted by a drop in dry van orders following some large fleet orders placed in June, but were 13% better than July 2014.
July 20, 2015
Trailer orders increased significantly in June to 26,700 units with better than expected numbers in the dry van and refrigerated van markets.
June 18, 2015
May trailer orders continued a downward slide with 15,200 units moved in the month, decreasing 14% from April and down 29% year overyear, according to this month’s FTR report.
May 27, 2015
Trailer orders saw a large decrease in April with just 17,700 units, dropping 19% compared to March and down 30% year-over-year, according to the latest numbers from FTR.
May 4, 2015
A recent fleet survey predicts that both Class 8 and trailer orders will improve in the second quarter over the January-March time frame. The survey was conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research.
April 22, 2015
Net trailer orders in March saw an incremental increase over February as OEMs are still increasing build to meet the surge in orders from late last year.
March 19, 2015
February trailer orders dropped well below January figures as backlogs for orders fell for the first time in six months, according to the latest FTR report.
February 26, 2015
ACT Research's latest report on trailer order numbers show a strong January, despite a drop from December.
February 23, 2015
Trailer orders for January hit 27,300 units returning to normal order rates after an increased rate in the last three months of 2014, according to report from FTR.
January 22, 2015
December trailer orders were second only to October 2014 in volume, and trailer orders for the year hit an all-time high.
December 22, 2014
November trailer orders in the U.S. hit 39,356, the second highest month ever behind October of this year, according to a report from FTR.
December 19, 2014
Over 36,000 trailers were ordered in November, representing the 4th most orders of all time, according to ACT Research. Trailer orders were up 43% over last year.
November 25, 2014
Trailer orders in October were up more than 90 percent year over year, according to ACT Research.
November 20, 2014
Net trailer orders in the U.S. hit an all-time record high in October with 46,267 units according to a new report by FTR. The new mark shatters the old high number by 9%
August 27, 2014
Trailer orders fell month-over-month in July, but were up 37% compared to a year ago, according to fictures from ACT Research.
February 3, 2014
Sixty-two percent of the fleet executives responding to the Q1 2014 Fleet Sentiment survey conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research in January indicated they planned to place orders for Class 8 trucks in the next three months.
September 23, 2013
Every trailer category posted month-over-month order gains in August, according to the most recent update on industry performance reported in the State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by ACT Research Co.
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