Are your freight charges keeping up with the diesel price increase?
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Let’s face it… we ALL were enjoying the super-low diesel prices over the past couple of years, right?
But, we knew that it wouldn’t last long. In fact, I’m sure many of you are still kind of surprised that it lasted as long as it did, huh?
Unfortunately, not ALL of us understand the diesel price roller coaster ride 🙁 I feel bad for the people who got into trucking, and thought that the diesel prices were going to stay so low.
They had so much confidence in the low diesel prices, that a lot of them went out and bought trucks — paying $2000+ per month truck notes — UH OH!
Needless to say, a lot of those new and small companies went out of business. They didn’t realize that, yes, even those big, bright, shiny rigs have mechanical issues… BIG truck note, or not! Continue reading “Are diesel prices rising faster than freight charges?”