RVIA reports 25.3 percent gain in RV wholesale shipments

UNITED STATES — RVIA’s January survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished at 42,441, an increase of 25.3 percent from the 33,859 units shipped last January. The January 2018 shipment total is the best January on comparable record.

All towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 36,322 units for the month, an increase of 26.6 percent compared to last January’s towable RV shipment total of 28,931. January motorhome shipments begin the year up 18.1 percent compared to last January with 5,819 wholesale shipments being reported.

 

SOURCE: RVIA 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 ingoodcompanycommunications@gmail.com.

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  • Captn John says:

    Good news for everyone EXCEPT those that plan to use them and find no space. Sorry I bought another last year. Should have kept what I had or just started staying in hotels and renting condos as a snowbird.

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