Post Tagged with: "Truck orders"

Early Sign of an Industrial Slowdown?

Early Sign of an Industrial Slowdown?

Slowdown or speedbump?

From FreightWaves

Flatbed capacity appears to have increased rapidly over the past month according to the flatbed tender rejection index for the U.S.

Since September 17th the FTRI.USA has dropped 48% or 848 bps from 17.74% to …

October 22, 2018 - 10:43 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Jobs
Fuel Demand Should Eventually Follow July’s Unusual, Record-High Truck Orders

Fuel Demand Should Eventually Follow July’s Unusual, Record-High Truck Orders

But here’s why they won’t affect capacity anytime soon

From CCJ

According to preliminary numbers from FTR, July orders for Class 8 trucks set a new monthly record, landing at 52,250 and pushing orders from the prior 12 months to …

August 10, 2018 - 2:07 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation