Can you say, “prohibitive transportation costs,” boys and girls?
One thing the article mentions is hauling a load of soda pop from Indiana to Colorado…now if that ain’t superfluous, what is?
“The average owner/operator is paying $600 to $800 a month for truck insurance. It’s based on personal credit, which means the monthly cost is going up for a lot of truckers because their credit is going down.
“Everything in the world is going up (in price), except for what we do. I lose money if I start my truck, and that truck is paid for — free and clear.”