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What's clogging the commercial vehicle pipeline?

Posted by Don Ake on Apr 1, 2021 4:22:38 PM

Don Ake discusses what is clogging the commercial vehicle pipeline. 

This Q&A response from the FTR experts came from our April Commercial Vehicle Update webinar. View the video and the key takeaways below. 

 

 
 
Key Takeaways:
  • For Class 8 CV Trucks, the main issue is computer chips. For Trailers, it is wood flooring. But the list goes on, and it is the effect of multiple shortages that is causing so much disruption. 
  • There is a very strong comparison to the five month run in 2018, however, backlogs are not what they were in 2018, so the main issue now is the supply constriction, not demand.

 

Tags: Truck and Trailer, supply chain, Class 8, commercial vehicle

 

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