RV shipments decline in October


The RV Industry Association’s October survey of manufacturers found that total RV shipments finished the month with 43,568 wholesale shipments, a decrease of 11 percent from the 48,926 units shipped last October. Compared to September 2018, shipments are up 40.7 percent.

Towable RVs, led by conventional travel trailers, totaled 38,759 units for the month, a decrease of 10.5 percent compared to last October’s towable RV shipment total of 43,294.

Motorhomes ended October with 4,809 shipments to retailers, down 14.6 percent compared to last October’s total of 5,632.


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Carl J

Guessing here, but i would think this time of year, dealers aren’t looking to load up on RV’s that will sit unsold until spring.

Tommy Molnar

Shipping and selling are two different things. How are they selling? Those are the units that will be getting in OUR way . . .