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RV wholesale shipments show slight decrease in May

RV wholesale shipments show slight decrease in May

UNITED STATES — The RV Industry Association’s (RVIA’s) May survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished at 45,070, a decrease of (-1.7 percent) from the 45,853 units shipped last May.

All towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 39,714 units for the month, an increase of 0.1 percent compared to last May’s towable RV shipment total of 39,690.

May motorhome shipments ended the month with 5,356 shipments to retailers, down (-13.1 percent) compared to last May’s total of 6,163.

Year-to-date wholesale shipments are currently at 229,598 up 9.8 percent compared to this point last year. Towable RVs are up 10.6% to 200,718 units. Motorhome shipments are up 4.6 percent to 28,880 units.

Park Model RVs ended the month with 355 wholesale shipments, down (-6.3 percent) compared to last May. Year-to-date, Park Model RVs are down (-0.5 percent) compared to this point last year with 1,825 shipments.

SOURCE: RVIA press release


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About Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt is the editor in chief of RV Daily Report. She's been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and now the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year.

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  1. Hopefully this trend continues and grows!

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