Don Ake discusses the supply chain issues inhibiting heavy truck build levels.
This Q&A response from The FTR Experts came from our July State of Freight webinar. View the video and the key takeaways below.
- Despite a solid recovery from the shutdown in spring 2020, build levels have plateaued despite incredible demand and peaks remain much lower than pre-pandemic peaks.
- The greatest obstacle to heavy truck production remains to be a shortage of semiconductors, a shortage with no certain end in sight.