Hauling Industry News

Record demand for new heavy trucks outpacing supply, stabilizing prices in bloated used marketplace

By Pulltarps Mfg | May 31, 2018

Thanks to a white-hot freight market, trucking companies this year have ordered new trucks at a record pace.

North American Class 8 orders for March reached 46,300 units – the third highest month on record according to FTR. The 133,900 heavy-duty trucks ordered in the first three months of the year nearly doubled the amount from the same period last year and is largest order total of any quarter in history.

Story by Jason Cannon / www.equipmentworld.com

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