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Analyst: With truck orders booming and build backlog bulging, get used to waiting for new trucks

By Pulltarps Mfg | September 4, 2018

The best stretch in truck order history is going to continue likely through this year and well into next, analysts said last week at the ACT Research seminar in Columbus, Indiana.

The big question now, says Kenny Vieth, president and senior analyst at ACT Research, is will the current hot streak make it to 2020? Vieth says ACT anticipates the boom will finally subside next fall, but in the meantime fleets should get used to waiting for new trucks. Story by Lucas Deal / www.equipmentworld.com.

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