Market Stats http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7350/more en Industrial expansion ‘still going strong,’ ISA June report shows http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/industrial-expansion-still-going-strong-isa-june-report-shows <div class="node-body article-body">The June ISA Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association showed that manufacturers and distributors experienced continued economic expansion in May.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/industrial-expansion-still-going-strong-isa-june-report-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/industrial-expansion-still-going-strong-isa-june-report-shows#comments Market Stats News Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:25:00 +0000 62771 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>As opposed to April, when all three Indexes dropped, in May all three rose&mdash;ISM&rsquo;s PMI from 54.8 to 54.9, ISA&rsquo;s Manufacturers Index from 58.0 to 66.0 and the ISA&rsquo;s Distributor Index rose from 58.5 to 69.9. Thus, it appears that the economic expansion seems to be picking up some steam, says the June Economic Indicator Report.</p> Industrial Supply Association ACT: Dry vans, reefers boost May trailer production http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/act-dry-vans-reefers-boost-may-trailer-production <div class="node-body article-body">Facilitated by the additional build days, total trailer production was up 12% sequentially in May, and was 2% better than last year, according to the final tally by ACT Research.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/act-dry-vans-reefers-boost-may-trailer-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/act-dry-vans-reefers-boost-may-trailer-production#comments Trailers Market Stats News Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:07:00 +0000 62741 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Truck tonnage ‘snapped back’ in May, ATA reports http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-tonnage-snapped-back-may-ata-reports <div class="node-body article-body">American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 6.5% in May, following a 1.5% decline during April. In May, the index equaled 144.1 (2000=100), up from 135.3 in April.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-tonnage-snapped-back-may-ata-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-tonnage-snapped-back-may-ata-reports#comments Market Stats News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:58:00 +0000 62701 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com FTR: Freight growth drives spot market surge, trucking improvement http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/ftr-freight-growth-drives-spot-market-surge-trucking-improvement <div class="node-body article-body">FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) bounced back to a reading of 7.03 in April, up more than four points from March. As detailed in the June issue of the Trucking Update, FTR expects industry conditions to improve despite current year-over-year weakness in contract pricing. Freight demand is moving higher as the industrial sector continues to improve with capacity tightening. </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/ftr-freight-growth-drives-spot-market-surge-trucking-improvement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/ftr-freight-growth-drives-spot-market-surge-trucking-improvement#comments Market Stats News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:25:00 +0000 62671 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com FTR graphic ACT: Fleet equipment-buy plans strong in second quarter http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/act-fleet-equipment-buy-plans-strong-second-quarter <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The latest release of <a href="http://www.actresearch.net/">ACT</a>&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.actresearch.net/act-research-purchase-intentions-show-strongest-three-month-sequential-reading-since-q3-of-2014/" target="_blank">For-Hire Trucking Index</a> indicated that May&rsquo;s purchase intentions remained elevated, with 61% of responding fleets planning equipment investments in the next three months.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/act-fleet-equipment-buy-plans-strong-second-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/act-fleet-equipment-buy-plans-strong-second-quarter#comments Market Stats News Mon, 19 Jun 2017 20:35:00 +0000 62661 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Trailer orders slip in May, but still 'a great year,' FTR reports http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/trailer-orders-slip-may-still-great-year-ftr-reports <div class="node-body article-body">Final May net trailer orders came in at 16,600 units, down 17% from April but continuing to show strong comparisons to the year before, up 26%, FTR reports</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/trailer-orders-slip-may-still-great-year-ftr-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/trailer-orders-slip-may-still-great-year-ftr-reports#comments Trailers Market Stats News Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:13:00 +0000 62621 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>Reefer orders appear to be weakening a &#39;bit faster than expected,&#39; FTR reports.</p> Trucking news roundup: Cummins goes electric, Michelin goes airless http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/trucking-news-roundup-cummins-goes-electric-michelin-goes-airless <div class="node-body article-body">From our corporate cousins over at FleetOwner.com, here’s a sampling of the week’s headlines from the trucking industry.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/trucking-news-roundup-cummins-goes-electric-michelin-goes-airless" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/trucking-news-roundup-cummins-goes-electric-michelin-goes-airless#comments Market Stats News Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:02:00 +0000 62601 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Thinkstock ACT: Dry vans pace y-o-y jump in trailer sales http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/act-dry-vans-pace-y-o-y-jump-trailer-sales <div class="node-body article-body">ACT’s preliminary estimate for May net trailer orders is 17,850 units, down somewhat but well above historical trends for the month.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/act-dry-vans-pace-y-o-y-jump-trailer-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/act-dry-vans-pace-y-o-y-jump-trailer-sales#comments Trailer Output Market Stats News Thu, 15 Jun 2017 01:47:00 +0000 62591 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Truck Sales Graphs May 2017 http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-sales-graphs-may-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Review truck sales figures from the month of May 2017 for trucks with GVWR over 10,000 lb. These graphs were compiled using data supplied by Wards Communications.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-sales-graphs-may-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/truck-sales-graphs-may-2017#comments Market Stats News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:11:00 +0000 62541 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 7-8 trucks pace improved truck sales in May http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/class-7-8-trucks-pace-improved-truck-sales-may <div class="field-deck"> Big trucks post double-digit gains, WardsAuto reports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Retail sales of medium and heavy trucks were up slightly in May, although the year-to-date total continues to lag due to the weaker Class 8 market, according to figures compiled by WardsAuto.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/class-7-8-trucks-pace-improved-truck-sales-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/class-7-8-trucks-pace-improved-truck-sales-may#comments Market Stats News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:05:00 +0000 62531 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com