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Shipments topped 40,000 for third straight month

Shipments topped 40,000 for third straight month

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA’s) May Survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished above 40,000 for the third month. Monthly wholesale shipments reached 45,853; an increase of 20.8 percent compared to May 2016. Year-to-date wholesale shipment totals are 209,014 units, up 12.2% compared to this point last year.

All towable RV led by conventional travel trailers reached a total of 39,960; up 19.8 percent compared to last May. Year-to-date totals for towable RVs is up 11.8 percent compared to last year with 181,404 units being reported.

Motorhome shipments led by Type C motorhomes, totaled 6,163 units, up 27.5% compared to May 2016. Year-to-date motorhome shipments are at 27,610 units, up 15.6 percent compared to the cumulative total at this point last year.

View the breakdown at RVIA.

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About Ronnie Garrett

Ronnie Garrett 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. Where are the new campsites?

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