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    Trailer orders slower in summer

    July 23, 2018 6:37AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trailer orders fell for the sixth straight month in June, in line with an expected summer slowdown, according to the latest data from FTR. There were 18,600 units ordered in June, with orders totaling 335,000 units over

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    Trailer orders strong through May

    June 12, 2018 10:46AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Preliminary trailer orders totaled 21,200 units in May, according to FTR, reflecting a seasonal drop but continuing strong levels. Trailer orders have now totaled 335,000 units in the past 12 months, FTR reports. If OEMs can keep

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    April trailer orders better than preliminary estimate

    May 25, 2018 6:37AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – April trailer orders bettered preliminary estimates, according to ACT Research. The final numbers for net trailer orders were just below 24,000, up from the 23,100 preliminary estimate. “The final result outpaced our preliminary estimate, an indication of

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    Trailer orders remain “red hot”

    May 10, 2018 8:27PM by Truck News

    Trailer orders remained strong in April, according to preliminary data from FTR and ACT Research. FTR reported orders of 22,000 units, reflecting a 20% decline from March, but an expected seasonal adjustment. Trailer orders were up 10% year-over-year. FTR said

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    March trailer orders up 39% y-o-y

    April 25, 2018 11:30AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Net trailer orders rose 39% year-over-year in March, and trailer builders are now committed through October. ACT Research reported the trailer industry closed March with just over 30,000 orders – up from the preliminary estimate of 29,500.

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    Trailer orders continue to be strong

    April 16, 2018 10:08AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trailer orders totaled 27,500 units in March, according to preliminary data from FTR. That reflects a typical seasonal decline, down 16% from February, but orders remained historically strong with order activity at the highest level for the

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    Best February ever for trailer orders

    March 27, 2018 8:47AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – February trailer orders were the strongest ever for that month, according to data from ACT Research. “Dry vans and reefers were off sequentially; flatbeds had the best monthly gain,” said Frank Maly, director, commercial vehicle transportation analysis

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    February trailer orders “red hot”: FTR

    March 16, 2018 9:43AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – February marked a record month for trailer orders, according to preliminary data from FTR. Orders came in at 32,000 units, a 24% year-over-year increase but 20% off January 2018 orders. But it marked the fifth consecutive month

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    Trailer orders remain strong in January

    February 16, 2018 11:46AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – January net trailer orders were in the 40,000 range for the third consecutive month, according to preliminary data from FTR. If those numbers hold when final numbers are reported, FTR says it will be the first time

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    December dry van orders highest in history: ACT Research

    January 24, 2018 11:37AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Dry van orders in December reached historic levels, according to data from ACT Research. The month saw 47,500 net orders posted to eh backlog, marking the second highest net order month in the industry’s history, trailing only

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    Trailer orders hit all-time high in December: FTR

    January 15, 2018 6:36AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Net trailer orders reached an all-time high of 47,000 units in December, according to preliminary data from FTR. December’s order intake was 10% above November levels and up 38% year-over-year. Total trailer orders for 2017 were 308,000

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    Trailer orders strong in October: FTR

    November 17, 2017 3:22PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Preliminary net trailer orders rose 40% in October versus August, tallying 33,600 units. That marks a 65% year-over-year improvement and was in line with expectations, FTR reports. Trailer orders have now totaled 290,000 units over the past

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    August trailer orders up 9%

    September 19, 2017 10:25AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – FTR has reported final August net trailer orders of 14,600 units, a 9% increase from July. August order activity also marked a 4% improvement year-over-year. All trailer segments saw gains, except for flatbed, which fell on the

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    Trailer orders remained strong in July: ACT

    August 16, 2017 7:04AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Trailer orders totaled 14,450 units in July, up 43% year-over-year, but 20% off June’s strong pace, according to preliminary data from ACT Research. “We saw continued strong year-over-year net order performance last month. As has been the

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    Trailer production rises in June

    July 25, 2017 11:14AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Trailer production surpassed 27,000 units in June, marking a 6% increase over May and a 5% gain year-over-year. ACT Research says the strong production volumes were in part to one of the longer work schedules of the