Truck Stats http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6602/more en U.S., Canadian medium- and heavy-duty truck sales rise http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/us-canadian-medium-and-heavy-duty-truck-sales-rise <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>U.S. and Canadian medium and heavy duty truck sales made overall gains in July compared with the prior year, WardsAuto reports, but a breakdown by class shows where sales in the two countries diverge — particularly with Class 8 trucks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/us-canadian-medium-and-heavy-duty-truck-sales-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/us-canadian-medium-and-heavy-duty-truck-sales-rise#comments News Truck Stats Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:11:00 +0000 168451 at http://fleetowner.com Trucking by the Numbers 2015 http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-numbers-2015 <div class="field-deck"> By any count, it’s a diverse, complex industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Our third annual &ldquo;By the Numbers&rdquo; report collects 14 pages of graphs, charts and other data that taken collectively offer a broad picture of the trucking industry&rsquo;s importance and central role in America. Rather than present the data as part of a focused research project or targeted analysis, our goal is to let the numbers speak for themselves, illustrating through variety and breadth just how deeply trucking impacts our economy, our personal livelihoods, our environment and even our society.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-numbers-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-numbers-2015#comments Driver Management Maintenance Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Regulations Running Green Safety Truck Stats Silver Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:31:00 +0000 167901 at http://fleetowner.com Trucking adds 2,800 jobs in July http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-adds-2800-jobs-july <div class="field-deck"> Overall unemployment steady at 5.3% </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The number of jobs in the for-hire trucking industry climbed further into record high territory in July, although most of the month-to-month improvement comes from a substantial downward adjustment to the June total, according to the monthly report from the U.S. Dept. of Labor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-adds-2800-jobs-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/trucking-adds-2800-jobs-july#comments Driver Management Fleet Management News Truck Stats Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:57:00 +0000 167571 at http://fleetowner.com Thinkstock FTR: Class 8 orders fell to 19,624 units in June http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ftr-class-8-orders-fell-19624-units-june <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><a href="http://www.ftrintel.com/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">FTR</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> has released preliminary data showing June 2015 North American Class 8 truck net orders fell for the fourth straight month to 19,624 units, 25% below a year ago. </font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ftr-class-8-orders-fell-19624-units-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ftr-class-8-orders-fell-19624-units-june#comments Equipment News Truck Stats Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:13:00 +0000 164531 at http://fleetowner.com FTR reports May 2015 trailer orders continue slide http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ftr-reports-may-2015-trailer-orders-continue-slide <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.ftrintel.com/"><u>FTR</u></a> reports May 2015 U.S. Trailer net orders were 15,200 units, 14% below the previous month and 29% year-over-year.&nbsp; The traditional summer slide continues, earlier and more pronounced than normal; however, there is still plenty of backlog available to support strong build rates through the end of the year. U.S. trailer orders have annualized over the past 12 months at 326,000 units.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ftr-reports-may-2015-trailer-orders-continue-slide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ftr-reports-may-2015-trailer-orders-continue-slide#comments Equipment News Truck Stats Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:52:00 +0000 163421 at http://fleetowner.com FTR, Trailer OEMs U.S. big-truck sales up 16.5% in May http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/us-big-truck-sales-165-may <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Big-truck manufacturers in the U.S. had their best May since 2006, as </font><a href="http://wardsauto.com/sales-marketing/medium-and-heavy-duty-truck-sales-rose-165-may"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">medium- and heavy-duty truck sales rose 16.5%</font></u></a><font face="Calibri"><font size="3"> to 37,225 units, compared to 33,185 units the previous year, according to WardsAuto.</font></font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/us-big-truck-sales-165-may" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/us-big-truck-sales-165-may#comments Equipment News Truck Stats Fri, 12 Jun 2015 15:00:00 +0000 162681 at http://fleetowner.com Conditions and freight indexes remain positive http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/conditions-and-freight-indexes-remain-positive <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">The latest data on freight conditions continues to show a positive trend for the industry as the spring shipping season approaches. </font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">FTR reported that its Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) for February is in modestly positive territory, while DAT Solutions&rsquo; North American Freight Index for March 2015 was the 20th straight month of higher average spot truckload rates year-over-year.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/conditions-and-freight-indexes-remain-positive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/truck-stats/conditions-and-freight-indexes-remain-positive#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Tue, 14 Apr 2015 14:06:00 +0000 156991 at http://fleetowner.com April 9, 2015: Freight levels drop 1.7%; Top 50 trucking companies’ revenue grows; Brenner tanker trailers to be featured on ‘How It’s Made’ http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-9-2015-freight-levels-drop-17-top-50-trucking-companies-revenue-grows-brenner <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:</p> <p>&bull; <a href="http://www.thetrucker.com/News/Stories/2015/4/8/Freightlevelsdropped17percentinFebruaryDOTsays.aspx">Freight levels were down by 1.7%</a> in February, and severe weather seems to have been a major factor, <strong>TheTrucker.com </strong>reported.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-9-2015-freight-levels-drop-17-top-50-trucking-companies-revenue-grows-brenner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-9-2015-freight-levels-drop-17-top-50-trucking-companies-revenue-grows-brenner#comments Fleet Management News Truck Stats Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:55:00 +0000 156641 at http://fleetowner.com 2015 Fleet Owner 500 401-500 http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/2015-fleet-owner-500-401-500 <div class="node-body data_table-body"><div></div><p><strong>View more of the Fleet Owner 500</strong></p> <p>The 2015 Fleet Owner 500 Overview</p> <p>1-100&nbsp;|&nbsp;101-200&nbsp;|&nbsp;201-300&nbsp;|&nbsp;301-400&nbsp;|&nbsp;401-500</p> <p>A breakdown of the Fleet Owner 500</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/FO 500 2015 Ranks 401 to 500.csv" type="text/csv; 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