Construction Still Biggest Used Truck Buyer

January 24, 2000

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As for-hire and leasing fleets shorten their trade cycles, more buyers are considering used trucks. Newport's Profile of the Medium and Heavy Duty Truck Market examines used truck buying across a number of industry vocations. Construction firms rank among the biggest users of Class 8 used trucks. Owner-operators purchase about 60% of their trucks used. For more information on the Profile study contact Joanne Costin, director of marketing services at

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