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.
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.
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