TRAILER MAKER news * USA: Down 20 % from June, and down 55 % year-over-year
* Indiana - Trailer orders swoon, fall below expectations
FTR, well below expectations and down 20 percent from June and down 55 percent year-over-year... Orders have totaled 260,000 units over the past 12 months... Backlogs fell another 9 percent in July, usually the weakest trailer order month, and are now 21 percent below a year ago. Trailer build was also down 7 percent per day for the month from June... Dry van orders were particularly weak, with other trailer segments experiencing noticeable order declines as well...
(Photo: A Utility Trailer side skirts) -- Bloomington, IND, USA - CCJ, by Jason Cannon - August 17, 2016
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