Truck Stats http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en TBB: February used-truck prices a positive harbinger http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tbb-february-used-truck-prices-positive-harbinger <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Rising prices recorded last month for used medium- and heavy-duty trucks paint a positive picture of the resale market in the first quarter as well as for the year ahead, per the Commercial Truck Monthly Report for February just released by <em><a href="http://www.truckbluebook.com/">The Truck Blue Book</a></em> (<em>TBB</em>).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tbb-february-used-truck-prices-positive-harbinger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tbb-february-used-truck-prices-positive-harbinger#comments Driversmag Archive Fleet Management News Truck Stats Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:20:00 +0000 120331 at http://fleetowner.com <p><a href="http://www.truckbluebook.com/"><em>The Truck Blue Book</em></a> has reported that in the medium- and heavy-duty arenas, used truck prices have risen since January on both auction and private markets</p> Hot month: Trailer orders soar and used Class 8 trucks fetch record prices in January http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/hot-month-trailer-orders-soar-and-used-class-8-trucks-fetch-record-prices-january <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>According to <a href="http://www.actresearch.net/">ACT Research Co.</a>, last month saw net orders for new trailers increase a &ldquo;robust&rdquo; 28% year over year while the average selling price of total reported used Class 8 trucks set a record at just over $44,000.</p> <p>&ldquo;Seven of the ten trailer categories [in ACT&rsquo;s most recent <em>State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers </em>report] had year-over-year growth in January,&rdquo; said Frank Maly, director-- CV Transportation Analysis &amp; Research at ACT.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/hot-month-trailer-orders-soar-and-used-class-8-trucks-fetch-record-prices-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/hot-month-trailer-orders-soar-and-used-class-8-trucks-fetch-record-prices-january#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:23:00 +0000 118151 at http://fleetowner.com The 2014 Fleet Owner 500 http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleet-owner-500 <div class="field-deck"> America's Top Private Fleets </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> Much like the overall economy, status quo is the overriding theme for our 10th annual Fleet Owner 500 ranking of the top private fleets in the U.S. Just like America&rsquo;s sputtering economic growth in 2012, there&rsquo;s little change from last year in the rankings and equipment totals among the country&rsquo;s largest private fleets.</p> <p></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleet-owner-500" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleet-owner-500#comments Equipment Fleet Management Must Reads News Truck Stats Silver Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:12:00 +0000 116771 at http://fleetowner.com The 2014 FleetOwner 500 1-99 http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-1-99 <div class="node-body data_table-body"><div></div><p> The breakdown of the top 500 private fleets in America</p> </div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://fleetowner.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://fleetowner.com/site-files/fleetowner.com/files/data-tables/Fleet Owner 1-99 list.csv" type="text/csv; length=9003">Fleet Owner 1-99 list.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-1-99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-1-99#comments Truck Stats Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:54:00 +0000 116711 at http://fleetowner.com 2014 FleetOwner 500 100-199 http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-100-199 <div class="node-body data_table-body"><div></div><p><strong>View more of the Fleet Owner 500</strong></p> <p><span class="style1"><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2013-fleet-owner-500" target="_blank">The 2014 Fleet Owner 500 Overview</a></span></p></div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://fleetowner.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://fleetowner.com/site-files/fleetowner.com/files/data-tables/Fleet Owner 100-199 list.csv" type="text/csv; length=8951">Fleet Owner 100-199 list.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-100-199" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-100-199#comments Truck Stats Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:46:00 +0000 116721 at http://fleetowner.com 2014 FleetOwner 500 200-299 http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-200-299 <div class="node-body data_table-body"><div></div> <strong>View more of the Fleet Owner 500</strong> <p> <a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2013-fleet-owner-500" target="_blank">The 2013 Fleet Owner 500 Overview</a></p></div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://fleetowner.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://fleetowner.com/site-files/fleetowner.com/files/data-tables/Fleet Owner 200-299 list.csv" type="text/csv; length=8171">Fleet Owner 200-299 list.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-200-299" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-200-299#comments Truck Stats Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:45:00 +0000 116731 at http://fleetowner.com 2014 FleetOwner 500 300-399 http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-300-399 <div class="node-body data_table-body"><div></div><p> <strong>View more of the Fleet Owner 500</strong></p> <p> <a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2013-fleet-owner-500" target="_blank">The 2013 Fleet Owner 500 Overview</a></p></div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://fleetowner.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://fleetowner.com/site-files/fleetowner.com/files/data-tables/Fleet Owner 300-399 list.csv" type="text/csv; length=7923">Fleet Owner 300-399 list.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-300-399" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-300-399#comments Truck Stats Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:45:00 +0000 116741 at http://fleetowner.com 2014 FleetOwner 500 400-500 http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-400-500 <div class="node-body data_table-body"><div></div><p> <strong>View more of the Fleet Owner 500</strong></p> <p> <a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2013-fleet-owner-500" target="_blank">The 2013 Fleet Owner 500 Overview</a></p></div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://fleetowner.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://fleetowner.com/site-files/fleetowner.com/files/data-tables/Fleet Owner 400-500 list.csv" type="text/csv; length=8070">Fleet Owner 400-500 list.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-400-500" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/2014-fleetowner-500-400-500#comments Truck Stats Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:45:00 +0000 116751 at http://fleetowner.com Q1 Outlook: Spring fever for trucking http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/q1-outlook-spring-fever-trucking <div class="field-deck"> For starters, spot rates are staying up and truck orders rising </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Even as winter keeps an icy grip on much of the nation, there are sure signs that trucking in the first quarter will be truly Spring-like. The signals of this include everything from lofty spot-market rates to impressive truck orders to the outlook of a cross-section of fleets as well as the latest news on Real GDP growth.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/q1-outlook-spring-fever-trucking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/q1-outlook-spring-fever-trucking#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Silver Thu, 06 Feb 2014 16:25:00 +0000 115981 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Over 60% of fleet executives in a new survey indicated they planned to place orders for Class 8 trucks in the next three months-- and nearly 50% plan to place trailer orders.</p> TCP: HOS impact will drive up capacity growth http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tcp-hos-impact-will-drive-capacity-growth <div class="field-deck"> Q4 survey finds 78% of carriers lost productivity due to new driver rules </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Transport Capital Partners said motor carriers are now being compelled both to add capacity and hike driver pay because the Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules that went into effect last year have cut down hours-per-day utilization of equipment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tcp-hos-impact-will-drive-capacity-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tcp-hos-impact-will-drive-capacity-growth#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Silver Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:15:00 +0000 114041 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Per the latest TCP survey, the most commonly reported method for adding capacity will be by attaining company equipment that is either financed or purchased via a TRAC Lease--&nbsp; this activity is now at 35%, up from 26% in the previous quarterly survey.</p>