Pantechs pull ahead of the pack


Trailer enquiries soar in year to October 31 with pantechs experiencing dramatic growth in the period

Pantechs experienced the biggest year-on-year (YOY) leap in enquiries on Australia’s leading truck and machinery classifieds network in the period January 1–October 31, 2020, new data reveals.

 

Almost 1,900 trailers – from A-trailers to water tankers – are advertised for sale across the network comprising BusNews.com.au, Fullyloaded.com.au, OwnerDriver.com.au, TradeTrucks.com.au, TradeEarthmovers.com.au, TradeFarmMachinery.com and TradePlantEquipment.com.au.

Off the back of a 17.56 per cent jump in total trailer enquiries in the period, pantechs registered an out-sized 950 per cent increase, ahead of pig trailers (+450 per cent), walking floor trailers (+166.66 per cent), grain trailers (+155.55 per cent) and tippers (+91.66 per cent).

Rounding out the top 10 were flat decks (+80.65 per cent), refrigerated trailers (+66.66 per cent), B-doubles (+62.5 per cent), side tipper (+55.85 per cent) and tag trailers (+37.5 per cent).

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BUYERS SHOW STRONG INTEREST IN LUSTY

The vast majority of trailer brands drew increased interest from buyers on Australia’s leading truck and machinery classifieds network in the period January 1–October 31, 2020, new data reveals.

Leading the pack was Lusty EMS, which saw enquiries jump 1,200 per cent year-on-year (YOY) – well above its 53.05 per cent increase in searches.

Hot on its heels was Victoria-based Lucar (+900 per cent); WA’s Bruce Rock Engineering (+500 per cent); drop deck, low loader, tipper and tanker manufacturer Bullet Trailers (+250 per cent); and temperature-controlled trailer specialist FTE (+250 per cent).

Rounding out the top 10 were: Graham Lusty (+200 per cent); Howard Porter (+200 per cent); Maxi-Cube (+200 per cent); Freightmaster (+180 per cent); Tieman (+166.66 per cent); FWR (+160 per cent); Tefco (+150 per cent); Boomerang (+100 per cent); Northstar (+100 per cent); and O’Phee (+100 per cent).

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