October Semi-Truck Orders Almost Triple From Last Year
Semi-truck orders for October, 2017 almost tripled compared to last year's October numbers.
This October saw 35,700 truck orders, a large jump from 13,674 in the same month last year.
The higher order numbers are expected to continue into 2018. Orders sank initially in early 2017 but since then have risen consistently for five months.
Most U.S. cargo is transported by semi-truck on the nation's highways.