Trailer Orders

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March 16, 2018

Trailer Orders Fall but Remain Historically High

Trailer orders are expected to hit 32,000 units in February, a number that, if it holds true, would be a record for that month, according to preliminary reports from FTR.

March 12, 2018

FTR: 'Capacity Crisis' Boosting Truck and Trailer Order Forecasts

FTR has increased its Class 8 and trailer order forecasts as a result of increased demand for equipment caused by what the research firm calls a "capacity crisis."

February 26, 2018

Freight Demand Drives Trailer Order Increase

The final numbers for January trailer orders have come in, showing a strong start to 2018 for the trailer industry as fleets try to meet increased freight demand, according to ACT Research.

February 16, 2018

Trailer Orders Extend Hot Streak Into 2018

Trailer orders in January will likely breach 39,000 units once the final numbers are tallied, indicating a strong start to 2018.

January 12, 2018

ELD Mandate Pushes Fleets to Order Record Number of Trailers

Trailer orders in the U.S. are expected to hit an all-time high of 47,000 units for December 2017, pushed by tightening capacity that FTR attributes to the ELD mandate.

December 18, 2017

Trailer Orders Hit 'Fantastic' 42,600 Units in November

Preliminary reports on trailer orders from November are projecting a fantastic month, hitting 42,600 units, according to FTR.

October 11, 2017

FTR Reports September Trailer Orders Up 84% from 2016

Preliminary net orders of 21,500 units, up 47% over August, bode well for 2018, the research firm says.

September 19, 2017

Trailer Orders Rebound From July

August order activity was up 9% month-over-month and 4% year-over-year, as FTR projects that 2017 will turn out to be “another solid trailer year."

August 16, 2017

Trailer Orders Decline But Meet Expectations

The final trailer order numbers for the month of July have been released by transportation industry analysts FTR and ACT Research, showing a steep decline from the previous month, but an increase overall compared to last year.

July 26, 2017

Trailer Production up Through June

Total trailer production was more than 27,000 units in June, and it has increased month over month and year over year, according to an ACT Research report.

July 18, 2017

Trailer Orders Jump 12% In June

The final net trailer order numbers for the month of June have been published by FTR, showing a 12% increase from the previous month.

June 15, 2017

May Trailer Orders Show Sixth Year Over Year Gain

May trailer orders were better than expected, according to preliminary estimates from ACT Research. After a very slow start last fall, orders have been up year over year every month since December.

April 18, 2017

Despite Seasonal Decline, Trailer Orders Stay Strong

Despite falling compared to the previous month, net trailer orders in March remained robust, posting significant gains compared to last year.

March 15, 2017

Trailer Orders Down in February, but Still Up From Last Year

February trailer orders are expected to trail January’s excellent numbers but still exceed last year’s numbers, according to the preliminary estimates from ACT Research.

February 21, 2017

January Trailer Orders Indicate Rise in Fleet Confidence

Trailer orders in January increased 92% compared to the same month of 2016 but were down slightly from December's orders, according to ACT Research.

January 20, 2017

Trailer Orders Finish Strong in December

The trailer industry closed 2016 on a high note, with increases in dry van and reefer orders yet was down compared to November, according to ACT Research.

December 16, 2016

Dry Van Surge Powers Trailer Orders Past Expectations

Trailer orders in November beat expectations by a wide margin due in part to large orders placed by large fleets, according to the latest trailer numbers from analysts at FTR and ACT Research.

November 17, 2016

Dry Van Orders Hit 10-Month High in October

Net orders for all trailer types were up in October compared to the previous month and essentially met expectations, according to a report from FTR.

October 17, 2016

Monthly Trailer Orders Projected at One-Third of Last Year’s Levels

ACT Research released its preliminary U.S. net trailer orders for September 2016, showing a decline from the previous month and weaker than anticipated order pace.

September 20, 2016

August Sees Boost in Trailer Orders

The final numbers on August net trailer orders show a significant increase over the previous month that still fell slightly below expectations.


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