The number of Class A and Class C motorhomes that Fleetwood Enterprises Inc. shipped to its dealers increased 9% during the three- and six-month periods that ended Oct. 26, the company reported today (Dec. 8).
Fleetwood shipped a total of 2,826 motorhomes to its dealers during the August-through-October period, compared with 2,599 motorhomes shipped during the same portion of 2002.
During the six months ended Oct. 26, Fleetwood shipped a total of 5,520 motorhomes to its dealers, compared with 5,081 units delivered during the same period last year.
Meanwhile, Fleetwood’s travel trailer/fifth-wheel unit volume slowed down a bit during the August-through-October period. Fleetwood shipped 8,574 travel trailers and fifth-wheels during its second fiscal quarter, which represents a modest 2% increase when compared with 8,377 travel trailers and fifth-wheels it shipped during the same portion of last year.
However, during the six months ended Oct. 26, Fleetwood’s travel trailer/fifth-wheel deliveries were up 8% to 18,389 units, compared with 16,989 units shipped during the same six-month period a year-earlier.
As is the case throughout the folding camper sector, Fleetwood’s folding camper shipments were down sharply during the three- and six-month periods ended Oct. 26. Its folding camper shipments fell 19% during the August-through-October period to 4,431 units, compared with 5,452 units shipped a year earlier.
During the six months ended Oct. 26, Fleetwood’s folding camper shipments declined 24% to 7,398 units, compared with 9,677 units delivered a year earlier.