May 15, 2013 - Industry News
FTR Associates’ Shippers Conditions Index for March eased from February’s level of -9.5 reading to a current reading of -7.3, indicating a slightly improved but still negative environment for shippers, which conversely means an improved environment for carriers.
Tags: FTR Associates, HOS, SCI
May 3, 2013 - Industry News
Class 8 truck orders for April are expected to come in between about 23,000 and 23,300, which is higher than last year and marks the fifth month in a row orders have been above 20,000, according to two leading trucking number-crunchers.
Tags: Truck Sales, FTR Associates, ACT Research
March 5, 2013 - Industry News
Two separate reports show orders for new commercial trucks in North America were good through the first two months of the year.
Tags: Class 8, FTR Associates, ACT Research, Truck Sales
February 4, 2013 - Industry News
FTR Associates has released preliminary data showing January Class 8 truck net orders at 22,235, 7% higher than December but down 11% year-over-year.
Orders for Class 8 vehicles have been above the 20,000 mark for the past four months, showing some strength after a soft period mid-year 2012.
Tags: Economy, Class 8, FTR Associates
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