Sky-high Diesel Prices Squeeze Truckers, Farmers, Consumers

When long-haul trucker Deb LaBree sets out on the road to deliver pharmaceuticals, she has strategies to hold down costs. She avoids the West Coast and the Northeast, where diesel prices are highest. She organizes her delivery route to minimize “deadheading” — driving an empty truck in between deliveries. And if a customer’s load is too far away or they can’t pay more for fuel? … Continue reading Sky-high Diesel Prices Squeeze Truckers, Farmers, Consumers