Sales of Heavy Hauling Trailers Up

Transport firms in the business of international shipping will be interested in the latest news concerning the number of new commercial trailers purchased during the last few months of 2010. According to Act Research Company net orders for commercial trailers in the United States increased to 22,915 trailers during December, a nice healthy 7 percent increase over the total number of commercial trailers ordered during a strong November. Act Research Company also indicated at the same time that factory shipments of commercial trailers was up 12 percent in December, from the numbers experienced during November, and up a total of 69 percent over the number of commercial trailers ordered during the same time period during December 2009.

The latest numbers were part of Act Research Company’s “State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers” report, in which Act Research Company noted that the increases had been spread mainly spread across seven of the nine trailer categories used in this shipping equipment study. In fact, seven of the nine categories registered triple-digit year-over-year sales numbers for commercial trailers during December 2010, according to Act Research Company. The largest commercial trailer segment, the dry van segment, showed the greatest increase, with a 417 percent gain, according to the people over at Act Research Company.

This is great news for heavy haul firms in the business of making sure the cargo arrives on time and budget in the United States of America that use this kind of news as an indicator of the health of the transport business of America during the past few months. This news could mean that red skies are ahead for the business of taking cargo to destination in a reliable, efficient and cost-effective manner during the miles ahead.

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