EquipmentWatch Index: April 2015

Aug. 18, 2015

The EquipmentWatch INDEX is the only heavy equipment report that covers Construction, Commercial Truck, Agriculture and Lift Trucks.

The April EquipmentWatch INDEX includes a quick snapshot of price, volume and age trends observed during March 2015. The INDEX is a free monthly resource for critical thinkers in the construction equipment industry to make better informed heavy equipment decisions around price, market share and equipment age metrics. The INDEX is compiled by our analysts and fueled by more than 500,000 data points from EquipmentWatch Values.

Over the past month, here are a few highlights of what we've observed:

March 2015 in Review

Construction: Total construction equipment sales volume decreased in all but three states in March following February’s impressive boom in sales.

Lift Trucks: Lift trucks saw a 21% decrease in volume across the US with an increase of 5% in price, following the economic principle of supply and demand.

Agriculture: In the used agricultural equipment market, average prices and volume were up 18.2% and 12.6%, respectively.

On-Highway Truck: The recent drop in average age on the market has caused commercial truck pricing to rise throughout the country.

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