For the past several model years, order-to-delivery times for high-volume work trucks and vans have increased due to strong demand. Vocational trucks are vulnerable to OTD delays because fleet orders are usually concentrated among a handful of models.
Average Fleet Order-to-Delivery Times Worsen in 2019
Fleet order-to-delivery times for model-year 2019 increased in comparison to those in MY-2018. Delays were caused by rail constraints, plant downtimes, truck driver shortages, production capacity strains, and early order cutoffs.