FTR reports November 2015 U.S. Trailer net orders exceeded expectations for second consecutive month at 39,300 units, the third highest month on record. The order total for the month was up 19 percent month-over-month, and 1 percent above a year ago. Trailer orders have now totaled 332,000 for the past 12 months.
Dry van orders for November were exceptional, up 44 percent month-over-month and the best since December 2014. Refrigerated vans, while lower than the record numbers experienced in October, remained robust for the third straight month. (December 23, 2015)