RVIA: RV wholesale shipments down 12.5 percent in Aug.

UNITED STATES — The RV Industry Association’s August survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished at 39,417 units a decrease of (-12.5%) from the 45,031 units shipped last August.

All towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 34,458 units for the month, a decrease of (-12.7%) compared to last August’s towable RV shipment total of 39,479.

Motorhomes ended August with 4,959 shipments to retailers, down (-10.7%) compared to last August’s total of 5,552.
Year-to-date wholesale shipments are currently at 347,530 up 3.9% compared to this point last year. Towable RVs are up 4.7% to 305,795 units. Motorhome shipments are down (-1.3%) to 41,735 units.

Park Model RVs ended the month with 321 wholesale shipments, down (-7.2%) compared to last August. Year-to-date, Park Model RVs are down (-5.2%) compared to this point last year with 2,744 shipments.

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:

    50% means they can take the time to build in quality. Unlikely they will though but we can hope this trend continues to grow!

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