EquipmentWatch Index: June 2015

Aug. 18, 2015

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

The June EquipmentWatch INDEX includes a quick snapshot of price, volume and age trends observed during May 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:

May 2015 in Review

Construction Equipment: Resale prices in May exhibited clear regional trends, rising by an average of 7% in the Rocky Mountain regions, while prices dropped in the Plains and Southeast states.

Lift Trucks: Volume in the Northeast exhibited the biggest increase of 47%.

Agriculture: National resale sales volume plummeted in May by over 32%, driven by seasonal influences and a general market downturn.

On-Highway Truck: Volume during May began to rise in preparation for the summer months while age on the trucks did not fluctuate nearly as much as previous months.

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