Disruptions affect truck-trailer output, staffing


Truck-trailer manufacturers are facing materials shortages, higher costs and factory backups that are affecting new orders, parts replacements, shipping times and transportation costs, according to ACT Research data. Wabash National's 2021 production will trail pre-pandemic output amid order backlogs totaling $2.3 billion, while a worker shortage is affecting output at Stoughton Trailers and its suppliers.

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