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Category: Cab, Trailer & Body New

May Net Trailer Orders Surge 29% Versus Last Year

May Net Trailer Orders Surge 29% Versus Last Year

| June 13, 2018

ACT’s preliminary estimate for May 2018 net trailer orders is 23,300 units. “Fleet investment continues at a torrid pace. Net trailer orders were up year-over-year for the 18th straight month in May. While normal seasonal patterns call for a month-over-month decline in the high teens, May net order volume was just 2% below April,” said […]

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U.S. Trailer Industry Total Net Orders Up 39% Y/Y in March

U.S. Trailer Industry Total Net Orders Up 39% Y/Y in March

| April 26, 2018

While the preliminary estimate was 29.5k, ACT Research is now reporting that the trailer industry closed March a bit stronger, with just over 30k net orders. “Although off 11% versus a very strong February, volume was up 39% y/y,” said Frank Maly, Director–CV Transportation Analysis and Research at ACT Research. He continued, “Strong freight demand […]

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XTRA Lease Debuts Cargo Sensors, Silver Anniversary Trailers

XTRA Lease Debuts Cargo Sensors, Silver Anniversary Trailers

| April 10, 2018

XTRA Lease is marking its 25th anniversary in a big way – a silvery new look for its 2019-model trailers and cargo sensors to help fleets manage their trailers better. The company will add approximately 9,000 new trailers to its fleet in 2018. Dry vans and reefers will be adorned with silver logos and anniversary […]

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U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 27% Y/Y in February

U.S. Trailer Net Orders Up 27% Y/Y in February

| March 27, 2018

February’s net trailer orders, while 14th highest on the all-time list, were the strongest February net order volume in industry history. “Dry vans and reefers were off sequentially; flatbeds had the best monthly gain,” said Frank Maly, Director–CV Transportation Analysis and Research at ACT Research. He continued, “On a y/y basis, eight of the ten […]

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CM Truck Beds Introduces Additions to Product Lineup

CM Truck Beds Introduces Additions to Product Lineup

| March 16, 2018

CM Truck Beds introduced a new product, the HD Dump Body, and also announced upgraded hitch ratings at this year’s NTEA Work Truck Show. The HD Dump Body marks CM’s first complete heavy-duty dump body model. Manufactured on 6″ structural runners with 3″ structural cross members, the HD Dump Body is available with 18″ stationary […]

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TRAC Intermodal Gears Up for Resin Export Growth at Gulf Ports

TRAC Intermodal Gears Up for Resin Export Growth at Gulf Ports

| March 2, 2018

TRAC Intermodal is expanding its chassis fleet in the Gulf Region to meet an expected surge in U.S. resin exports.  The TRAC Gulf Regional Pool (TGRP) now offers the largest and most modern fleet of chassis in the ports of Houston, Dallas, Mobile, New Orleans and El Paso as well as several other locations. TRAC […]

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