The Northeast is facing a diesel shortage, and trucking companies are feeling the pinch. The sharp increase of diesel prices has been a major stressor in America’s $800 billion trucking industry since the beginning of 2022. When relief is coming isn’t yet clear, and experts say higher prices are the only way to attract more diesel into the Northeast. More expensive diesel means the price of everything is liable to increase — not unlike every other supply chain crunch we’ve seen in the past few years, but with a twist: The cause of the Northeast’s diesel shortage is multifaceted. Learn more here.
Premack, Rachel | “Why the Northeast is quietly running out of diesel”