Great Dane touts gangbuster ‘06

Great Dane has announced that in 2006 an all-time company record was set with more than 60,000 trailers shipped from Great Dane's nine factories.

Great Dane has announced that in 2006 an all-time company record was set with more than 60,000 trailers shipped from Great Dane's nine factories.

"We just completed the most successful year in the history of the company," said Phill Pines, COO. "Our strong production figures are a reflection of economic growth and increased demand over the last several years, which resulted in healthy sales increases at our branch and distributor level. As we look ahead, we are confident the industry will remain healthy as the freight environment stabilizes."

Great Dane also reported monthly shipment records were set throughout 2006. More than 5,000 trailers shipped in each of the months of March, April, June, August and September. More than 6,400 trailers were delivered in the month of June alone.

Of Great Dane's dry freight sales in 2006, more than 20,000 trailers were SSL models.

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