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ACT: March’s Class 8 Backlog Rises for Fifth Straight Month

According to ACT Research, thanks to the healthy order levels noted at the beginning of the month, coupled with what are still fairly restrained build levels, Class 8 backlogs increased again in March. read more

ACT: January’s Class 8 Orders Hit 13-Month High

According to ACT Research, heavy duty net orders jumped to a 13-month high in January at 22,188 units, lending further support to the notion that Q2/16 and Q3/16 marked the bottom of the current cycle. read more

ACT Research: Class 5-8 Orders Hit 13-Month High in January

According to preliminary data from ACT Research, net orders for Classes 5-8 in January rose to a 13-month high of 45,000 units. Aggregate volume represents 27% compared to January 2016. read more

ACT: Class 8 Demand Realignment Ahead, MD Continues Positive Trend

According to ACT Research, North America Class 8 retail sales firmed into the end of 2016 in seasonal fashion, rising to a six-month high of 21,281 units sold, and bringing the full-year sales total to 249,952 units. read more

ACT: November Class 8 Orders Rebound, Consistent MD Demand Remains

According to ACT Research, Class 8 net orders moved upward in November, following the weak, cancellation heavy numbers reported in October. November new orders totaled 21,108 units, with the net at 19,440 units. read more

Class 8 Orders Rebound in November While Medium Duty Falls

There were 36,600 net orders of Classes 5-8 vehicles in the month of November according to preliminary data from ACT Research. read more

ACT: Trailer Orders, Used Class 8 Sales Improve in October

According to ACT Research, new and net trailer orders climbed in October, driven both by dry vans and reefers. Meanwhile, there was a 7% month-over-month increase in Class 8 truck same dealer sales. read more

ACT: October Class 8 Orders Flat, Steady Pace for Medium Duty

Class 8 net orders continued to move sideways for the third consecutive month in October, with ACT Research reporting 13,907 units. Seasonally adjusted, October's orders were weak at 12,060 units. read more

ACT: September Class 8 Order Preliminary Numbers Show Decline

According to preliminary data from ACT Research, for the month of September, 13,900 Class 8 vehicle net orders were booked. read more

ACT Research: July Class 8 Net Orders Contract 58% Year/Year

ACT Research reported Class 8 net orders in July fell 20% month-over-month, but contracted nearly 58% year-over-year. Medium duty net orders are tracking at levels comparable to 2015. read more

ACT Research: Class 8 Supply Rose Faster than Demand in July

The supply of Class 8 trucks rose faster than demand for the fifth time this year, according to the most recent ACT For-Hire Trucking Index from ACT Research. read more

June Commercial Vehicle Demand Slows to Lowest Total in Four Years

According to preliminary numbers from ACT Research, June’s medium duty and heavy duty net order total volume was the lowest monthly order total since July 2012. read more

ACT: April Commercial Vehicle Demand Remains Same: Healthy MD, Weak HD

According to the latest results from ACT Research, class 8 orders in April dropped 16% month-over-month and 39% year-over-year, to a total of 13,676 units. read more

Leveraging Scale and Skill

Scott Mishoe

Newsflash: Prices are going up and there’s nothing you can do about it. It’s just the way of the world. However, there is a lot you can do to keep yourself competitive, especially when it comes to your private fleet.... read more

ACT: May Class 8 Orders Fall 23% Y/Y

ACT Research reported Class 8 orders in May posted their lowest monthly net order volume since September 2013 at 20,000 units, a decline of 23% from May 2014. read more

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