Reported sales of used classes 3-8 truck sales declined in October, after rising in September.
Class 8 new and net orders rose to six-month highs in October.
ACT Research said preliminary net orders for October improved both month over month and year over year.
Class 8 net orders rose 55 percent year over year and 12 percent over August.
Preliminary September orders increased 12 percent over August and 56 percent over the same month a year earlier, FTR Associates said.
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Trailer shipments in August hit the highest level since June 2007, as shipments were up 14 percent over July.
Research firms forecast August build rates of more than 20,500 units, higher than the July level.
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