CRVA reports RV wholesale shipments up 32.8 percent

CANADA — The Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association is pleased to report that RV Wholesale Shipments into Canada for the 1st quarter ending March 31 totaled 17,831 units which was an increase of 32.76 percent or 4,400 units over the same period in 2017.

There were significant increases in: Travel Trailers (+36.7 percent), Fifth Wheels (+45.49 percent) and Motorhomes, combined all classes (+24.18 percent).

You can download the full report by clicking on the link below:
CRVA Wholesale Shipment Report – March 31st, 2018

As reported earlier by the RVDA of Canada, national retail Stats through March 31 showed that 5,027 total RVs were sold during the 1st quarter in Canada representing a slight increase of 1.39 percent from 2017.

Canadian RV Dealer Inventory levels are now considerably higher as evidenced by the surplus in the number of RVs shipped vs retailed. However, Canadian RV shows have generally reported even to improved dealer retail activity as compared to last year indicating that dealer inventories should reduce considerably during the next quarter to more “normal” levels.

SOURCE: Canadian Recreational Vehicle Association press release


Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and 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. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at

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