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LAFAYETTE, Ind., Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wabash (NYSE:WNC), the innovation leader of engineered solutions for the transportation, logistics and distribution industries, today presented at the Stephens Investment Conference. President and Chief Executive Officer Brent Yeagy provided an update on current conditions, citing that while supply chain dynamics continue to be challenging during the quarter, demand conditions remain robust.
“We continue to use the full extent of our resources to manage through an uneven supply chain environment,” said Yeagy. “That said, demand remains robust across our first to final mile portfolio of transportation solutions and we have continued to book meaningful volumes of new orders during the quarter with our backlog ending November 2021 at a record level of more than $2.3 billion. We are growing to be a partner for an evolving set of strategic customers and our discussions are shifting to a multi-year framework in order to align on how we will support our customers’ long-term growth and related equipment needs as well as the formation of trailer pools to support power-only business models.”
As the innovation leader of engineered solutions for the transportation, logistics and distribution industries, Wabash (NYSE:WNC) is Changing How the World Reaches You™. Headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana, the company’s mission is to enable customers to succeed with breakthrough ideas and solutions that help them move everything from first to final mile. Wabash designs and manufactures a diverse range of products, including: dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, bulk tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade equipment. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Benson®, Brenner® Tank, Bulk Tank International, DuraPlate®, Supreme®, Transcraft®, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Learn more at www.wabashnational.com.
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Director, Corporate Development & Investor Relations