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May Net Trailer Orders Down 14% M/M, Up 27% YoY

May Net Trailer Orders Down 14% M/M, Up 27% YoY

| June 15, 2017

ACT’s preliminary estimate for May net trailer orders is 17,850 units. “Net orders were off approximately 14% m/m, but that was actually better than expected since historic order patterns call for decline in excess of 20% in May,” said Frank Maly, ACT’s Director of CV Transportation Analysis and Research. He continued, “The major May story […]

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Volvo Trucks Introduces Quick Turnaround Genuine Painted Parts Program

Volvo Trucks Introduces Quick Turnaround Genuine Painted Parts Program

| June 6, 2017

Volvo Trucks North America is now offering a Genuine Painted Parts Program, delivering genuine, factory-built replacement parts, custom painted for pre-order or quick turnaround. The Volvo Genuine Painted Parts Program offers customers and dealers the opportunity to order more than three dozen different parts, including hoods and bumpers, for both the Volvo VNL and VNM […]

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April Net Trailer Orders Surge 22% Versus Last Year

April Net Trailer Orders Surge 22% Versus Last Year

| May 16, 2017

ACT’s preliminary estimate for April Net Trailer Orders is 20,200 units, a surge of 22 percent versus the same period last year. “While net orders were off approximately 6% from March, industry patterns actually call for some softening in volume as we exit the industry’s normal ‘order season.’ On that basis, the April month-over-month decline […]

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Craftsmen Utility Trailer Completes Missouri Renovation

Craftsmen Utility Trailer Completes Missouri Renovation

| May 12, 2017

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers has announced that Craftsmen Utility Trailer has expanded and completely renovated its Sikeston, Missouri dealer location. “Our Sikeston facility was 25 years old and was in need of a ‘facelift,’” said […]

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Utility Trailer Nears Production of it 500,000th Refrigerated Van

Utility Trailer Nears Production of it 500,000th Refrigerated Van

| May 2, 2017

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers reports that it is on target to manufacture its 500,000th refrigerated van in 2017. “When our Clearfield, Utah plant recently manufactured its 250,000th reefer, we decided to add up the total […]

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March Net Trailer Orders Up 45% Y/Y, Fourth Straight Month with a Positive Y/Y Comp

March Net Trailer Orders Up 45% Y/Y, Fourth Straight Month with a Positive Y/Y Comp

| April 18, 2017

Preliminary March net trailer orders are on a roll at 21,500 units. “Commitments have been delayed this order season, as fleets carefully monitored economic conditions and watched the political winds to determine their confidence regarding capital expenditures. Their shift from caution to a more optimistic outlook is evident when you consider net order volumes in […]

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