July 20, 2016
A high number of dry van trailer order cancellations caused the trailer market to perform below expectations in June, as U.S. net trailer orders fell 10% from the month before and 56% compared to June 2015.
June 24, 2016
Trailer orders fell nearly 14% month over month in May, coming close to earlier projections for a seasonal slowdown.
June 16, 2016
Commercial trailer demand dropped in May compared to the previous month’s orders as part of a seasonal slowdown, according to the latest projection from ACT Research.
May 18, 2016
Trailer orders increased in the month of April, gaining 15% over the previous month thanks to the dry van and refrigerated trailer markets.
April 20, 2016
U.S. trailer net order numbers in March missed analyst projections, coming in well below expectations, according to FTR report.
March 22, 2016
Trailer orders in the U.S. during the month of February rose 21% over the previous month, slightly exceeding expectations, says FTR.
February 19, 2016
Net U.S. trailer orders for January hit 17,900 units, down 30% from the month before and down 37% year-over-year, according to the latest numbers from FTR.
January 22, 2016
Last year was the trailer industry’s best shipment year in history, edging out the previous record set in 1999.
January 19, 2016
Trailer net orders in the U.S. for December were down 35%, returning to a more reasonable range after robust activity the month before.
December 22, 2015
Dry vans led net order gains for the month and year, and the trailer industry is headed for "one of its best years in history," according to ACT Research.
November 25, 2015
There were more than 33,000 net trailer orders in October, down 7% from the previous month and down 30% vs. the same month a year ago.
November 2, 2015
As many as 76% of fleets expect their upcoming heavy-duty truck orders to match what was purchased in 2015, with a few fleets planning an increase.
October 28, 2015
Net trailer orders in September rose nearly 47% over the previous month, hitting almost 36,000 units, according to a report by ACT Research.
September 22, 2015
Trailer orders saw a significant increase in August due to a surge in the dry van market, according to the latest report from ACT Research and FTR.
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.
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