FTR Associates on Thursday, Aug. 2, released preliminary data showing July Class 8 truck net orders at 12,568 units, the lowest month for orders since August 2010.
FTR Associates on Monday, July 9, announced that its Trucking Conditions Index for May fell nearly 4 points from April.
FTR Associates released data showing April Class 8 truck total net orders at 16,877 units, the lowest number since September 2010.
Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.
It’s hard some weeks to stack up the economic reports and figure if things are getting better or worse. This week was no exception.
It appears that trucking and the economy will be slouching toward health and stability during 2010. Here are forecasts from three sources.
Heavy truck demand for 2010 is likely to slow after 2007 engine inventory is exhausted.
The trucking industry will begin to recover in the second half of 2010 and accelerate strongly into 2011.
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