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According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, 2022 forecasts this month are slightly raised from October thanks to easing supply-chain constraints. Current economic activity aside, as long as inflation... Read Story
November 14, 2022, 07:06 AM


Work Truck Solutions released its third quarter ComTrend Analysis of new and used commercial vehicles. Continuing supply chain issues with new commercial vehicles induced predictable results in used work trucks and vans, but there was also a bit of... Read Story
October 31, 2022, 07:10 AM


Despite early indicators of a modest rebound in equipment and software investment growth in Q3, demand may soften in several end-user markets over the remainder of the year due to high interest rates and expectations for further rate hikes, according... Read Story
October 27, 2022, 07:25 AM


Encina Equipment Finance (EEF) announced it has provided a $15 million lease line to a North American supply chain services company to finance new tractors and trailers.EEF was represented by Reed Smith LLP.Launched in June 2017, Encina Equipment... Read Story
October 24, 2022, 07:20 AM


Amidst the growing uncertainty of today’s global supply chain, the 2023 Annual Third-Party Logistics Study gives insight into the challenges and opportunities facing suppliers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs). The publication, created in... Read Story
September 26, 2022, 07:11 AM


Fleet Advantage announced Katerina Jones, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development; Jackie Jacobs, CLFP, Senior Fleet Transaction Analyst and Project Manager; and Elizabeth Gomez, Marketing Manager, were recipients of the Supply & Demand... Read Story
September 23, 2022, 07:17 AM


Preliminary reports show that net trailer orders in August were 17,700 units, up about 6 percent from July, but a significant 39 percent higher than the same month last year, according to ACT Research. Final August results will be available later... Read Story
September 21, 2022, 07:05 AM


The U.S. Department of Labor issued a statement early Thursday on a Tentative Railway Labor Agreement.“Following 20 consecutive hours of negotiations at the Department of Labor, rail companies and union negotiators came to a tentative agreement that... Read Story
September 15, 2022, 07:11 AM


Small and mid-size business owners and executives have an optimistic outlook about the near-term future of their businesses as they ride out inflationary pressures, supply chain disruptions and political and geopolitical uncertainties related to the... Read Story
September 09, 2022, 07:17 AM


According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, surging inflation, the Fed hiking interest rates into a potential recession, and supply-chain disruptions remain overarching themes.According to Kenny Vieth, ACT... Read Story
August 22, 2022, 07:00 AM


July net U.S. trailer orders of 16,997 units were 33 percent lower compared to last month, but more than 103 percent above the year-ago July level, according to this month’s issue of ACT Research’s State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers report.“OEMS... Read Story
August 19, 2022, 07:00 AM


Caterpillar Inc.’s CEO Jim Umpleby was among the company executives painting a troublesome picture of ongoing challenges in comments on the company’s second-quarter earnings call. The execs said they see no improvements in supply-chain woes... Read Story
August 04, 2022, 07:25 AM


The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released the Q3 2022 Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry Snapshot, an indispensable information resource for industry participants. Designed for use in executive briefings and presentations, the... Read Story
July 20, 2022, 07:22 AM


After a strong rebound in Q1, overall equipment and software investment growth is expected to slow significantly over the remainder of the year, though demand in some end-use markets should remain healthy. The 2022 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S.... Read Story
July 14, 2022, 07:23 AM


The 2022 State of Logistics Report was unveiled at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., with the 33rd annual publication finding that U.S.-based supply chains are out of sync, while adjusting to short-term changes and perhaps uncovering... Read Story
June 23, 2022, 07:03 AM


Umpqua Bank, a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation, released its annual 2022 Business Barometer, an in-depth study into the mood, mindset, and strategic priorities of leaders at small and middle market companies across the United States. This... Read Story
June 22, 2022, 07:15 AM


Ryder System, Inc., a provider in supply chain, dedicated transportation and fleet management solutions, announced the expansion of Ryder Last Mile, its customizable, multi-tiered delivery solution for big-and-bulky goods. With new distribution... Read Story
May 19, 2022, 07:07 AM


According to ACT Research’s latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, the deterioration of some freight-related metrics that began in March continued through April and into early May.Eric Crawford, ACT Research’s Vice President and Senior... Read Story
May 19, 2022, 07:00 AM


According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, while ACT Research still likes the footing of the U.S. economy, with consumers sitting on considerable savings, debt-service historically low, and the job... Read Story
May 11, 2022, 07:00 AM


After its strongest growth in over a decade in 2021 and solid performance in Q1, equipment and software investment growth of 4.2 percent is forecast for 2022. Annual U.S. GDP growth for 2022 is forecast at 2.8 percent, according to the Q2 update to... Read Story
April 14, 2022, 07:25 AM


As the first quarter of 2022 wraps up, the commercial finance industry continues to deal with inflation, supply chain issues and war in Ukraine. Considering this constantly shifting environment, Mitsubishi HC Capital America has identified five... Read Story
April 07, 2022, 07:17 AM


Fleet Advantage announced Senior Vice President of Fleet Operations Brian Antonellis, CTP and Senior Vice President of National Accounts Don Davis were recognized as 2022 Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Every year, Supply & Demand... Read Story
April 01, 2022, 07:15 AM


February net U.S. trailer orders of 27,041 units increased about 1 percent from the previous month and were 6 percent higher compared to February of 2021. Before accounting for cancellations, new orders of 28,100 units were virtually unchanged versus... Read Story
March 28, 2022, 07:00 AM


The NFIB Research Center released the latest COVID-19 survey assessing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses. This is the 22nd survey in the series and includes an update on prices, supply chain disruptions, sales levels, staffing... Read Story
March 22, 2022, 07:05 AM


Inflation fears, supply chain woes and a lack of skilled job candidates continue to dampen business executives’ views on the U.S. economy, according to the first-quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey. The survey polls chief executive officers, chief... Read Story
March 04, 2022, 07:19 AM


Year-end 2021 data from Chubb and the National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM), housed at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, reveals that middle market firms' optimistic economic outlook and continued recovery from the pandemic... Read Story
March 01, 2022, 07:22 AM


The latest updated quarterly American Rental Association (ARA) forecast for equipment rental revenue now calls for a 10.2 percent increase in 2022 to reach $52.7 billion in the United States, a slight increase from the previous forecast in October... Read Story
February 24, 2022, 07:20 AM


Food Logistics magazine has named Cristy Sinclair, Director of Food Safety for Penske Logistics, a recipient of the 2022 Rock Stars of the Supply Chain Award. The honor recognizes influential individuals whose achievements, hard work and vision have... Read Story
February 22, 2022, 07:05 AM


Fleet Advantage announced Don Davis, Senior Vice President, National Accounts, has been named one of Food Logistics’ 2022 Rock Stars of the Supply Chain.  The award recognizes influential individuals in the cold food industry whose achievements, hard... Read Story
February 16, 2022, 07:18 AM


According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, supply-chain constraints kept a lid on the industry’s ability to raise build rates through 2021, at least until December when a torrent of... Read Story
February 14, 2022, 07:05 AM


Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in January were 21,300 units, while NA Classes 5-7 net orders dropped to 16,500 units. Complete industry data for January, including final order numbers, will be published by ACT Research in mid-February.“Constrained... Read Story
February 04, 2022, 07:03 AM


Preliminary reports show trailer net orders closed on a softer note, with OEMs booking 26,600 units in December, according to ACT Research. That was 17 percent lower than November and 40 percent below the previous year’s volume. Final December... Read Story
January 14, 2022, 07:05 AM


Small and midsize U.S. business leaders remain confident in their companies and resourceful in their approaches to confronting macroeconomic challenges that have created growing pains over the last year, finds JPMorgan Chase’s 2022 Business Leaders... Read Story
January 05, 2022, 07:15 AM


The fourth-quarter Phoenix Management “Lending Climate in America” survey results reveal supply chain constraints are the biggest concern for the U.S economy as we enter 2022.COVID-19 has amplified the carrier shortage causing major supply chain... Read Story
December 10, 2021, 07:09 AM


Supply chain disruptions are a prominent concern currently in the U.S. and across the globe. “We are all aware of the container ships lined up at ports, and months’ long delays in delivery times,” said Kirk Mann, Senior Vice President and General... Read Story
November 30, 2021, 07:18 AM


According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, the front-and-center concerns of the commercial vehicle industry at the moment are supply-chain constraints, as well as the inflationary ramifications that flow from them.“In... Read Story
November 23, 2021, 07:05 AM


According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, the setup for the entire commercial vehicle industry remains unchanged from its recent trends, strong demand and constrained supply, but major automotive... Read Story
November 12, 2021, 07:03 AM


The NFIB Research Center released its latest COVID-19 survey assessing how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected small businesses. This is the 20th survey in the series and includes updates on supply chain disruptions, the staffing shortage and... Read Story
November 05, 2021, 07:05 AM


Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in October were 23,600 units, while NA Classes 5-7 net orders dropped to 21,900 units, both representing lower sequential and year-over-year readings. Complete industry data for October, including final order numbers... Read Story
November 03, 2021, 07:00 AM


According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, near-term commercial vehicle production forecasts have been trimmed again, amid continued supply-side constraints.According to Steve Tam, ACT’s Vice... Read Story
October 12, 2021, 07:00 AM


Partners Group, a global private markets firm acting on behalf of its clients, has acquired a significant equity stake in Milestone Equipment Holdings and will partner with Barings, an investment management firms, to continue and accelerate... Read Story
September 28, 2021, 07:25 AM


According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, North America’s commercial vehicle industry is experiencing material capacity constraints that are dictating the speed at which the industry can produce for the rest of this year... Read Story
September 27, 2021, 07:12 AM


Fleet Advantage announced Ludmila Manin, Remarketing Sales Associate, has been named a winner in Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2021 Women in Supply Chain Award. The award honors female supply chain leaders whose accomplishments, mentorship and... Read Story
September 20, 2021, 07:10 AM


Ryder System, Inc. announced further expansion of Ryder Last Mile, a customizable, multi-tiered delivery solution for big-and-bulky goods. With new hubs in Milwaukee and Philadelphia, Ryder continues to position its customers – some the world’s... Read Story
July 23, 2021, 07:07 AM


According to ACT Research’s recently released Transportation Digest, the aggregate prosperity seen currently in the commercial vehicle industry, and in the U.S. economy as a whole, is a welcome contrast to the situation that existed a year ago.... Read Story
June 01, 2021, 07:00 AM


According to ACT Research’s (ACT) latest State of the Industry: NA Classes 5-8 Report, April Class 8 net orders pulled back to a seven-month low, with benign cancellations. ACT Research attributes the order pullback not to any slowing in demand, but... Read Story
May 19, 2021, 07:07 AM


Fleet Advantage announced its Vice President of Strategic Fleet Solutions, Bill Ten Eyck, CTP, has been named to the Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award for 2021.The award recognizes influential individuals in the industry... Read Story
April 16, 2021, 07:20 AM


Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in fleet data analytics, fleet financing solutions and lifecycle cost management (LCCM) announced its CEO, John Flynn, has been named to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine’s list of 2021 Pros to Know in... Read Story
March 22, 2021, 07:10 AM


Preliminary used Class 8 volumes (same dealer sales) fell 6 percent month over month and 8 percent year over year in February, but are 5 percent higher on a year-to-date basis compared to this time last year, according to the latest preliminary... Read Story
March 22, 2021, 07:00 AM


According to ACT Research’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK, the demand story for commercial vehicles remains unchanged this year, but the supply chain’s ability to respond to demand will be the key determinant of... Read Story
February 12, 2021, 07:03 AM


Fleet Advantage announced the company has been selected as a 2020 recipient of the Green Supply Chain Award by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine. This is the second year Fleet Advantage received this award.The Green Supply Chain Award... Read Story
December 15, 2020, 07:10 AM


Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine announced it has named Katerina Jones, Senior Director of Marketing and Business Development at Fleet Advantage, to its first-ever Women in the Supply Chain Awards.The Women in Supply Chain Award honors female... Read Story
September 29, 2020, 07:10 AM


Fleet Advantage announced its CEO, John Flynn, has been named to the Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award for 2020.The Food Logistics Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain recognizes influential individuals in the... Read Story
June 03, 2020, 07:00 AM


Hilco Global has issued a timely and relevant report on the unprecedented circumstances facing businesses and how they should adjust their existing, predictive forecasting models and the steps they should be following to ensure their own success in... Read Story
April 08, 2020, 06:55 AM


CIT Group announced that its Supply Chain Finance unit, part of its Commercial Services division, is expanding its capabilities to better serve its financing clients. Buyers and suppliers can now optimize their working capital by leveraging Supply... Read Story
October 22, 2019, 07:25 AM


Hitachi Capital America Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of Ohio-based Global Technology Finance, a supply chain financing provider to value added resellers (VARs) in the technology industry.The decision to acquire... Read Story
February 26, 2019, 07:25 AM