North America’s biggest truckmakers and their suppliers are firing thousands of workers as orders dry up amid a glut of big rigs.

Navistar International will reduce global employment by more than 10 percent, the maker of International brand trucks said Tuesday. The Lisle, Illinois-based manufacturer, which has more than 13,300 workers worldwide, slashed its forecast for 2020 revenue to below the lowest estimate among analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.

Big rigs arrive at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. Truckmakers say they are cutting back on production amid a slowdown in demand for tractor-trailers nationwide. Ben Margot/Associated Press

Navistar follows truck-engine maker Cummins, which announced plans in November to dismiss 2,000 salaried employees as part of a $300 million cost-cutting effort

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