Inland Shipping News: September 2022

Posted by Fernando Correa ● Sep 12, 2022 8:00:00 AM

Keeping up with the developments in the inland shipping industry can often be a challenge on your own. However, staying up to date with these stories is critical to success.

One of our goals at Cargobot is to help you stay well-informed on all the recent news impacting shippers in the United States.

Here is an overview of the most recent news involving the inland shipping industry for September 2022.


1) Shipping CEOs Expect Higher Prices and Potential Disruptions for the Remainder of the Year

Plus Autonomous Trucks

Trucking CEOs in the United States expect prices to remain higher for the second half of the year as businesses adjust to disruptions from COVID-19, the war in Ukraine, and inflation.

Labor negotiations between union workers and ports on the West Coast can potentially lead to disruptions if negotiations stall due to the ports handling around 45% of imports in the United States.

You can read the full story at CNBC here.


2) House of Representatives Advances $755 Million Truck Parking Bill

US House of Representatives

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a bill to provide $755 million in competitive grants to expand truck parking capacity across the country within the next four years. 

Approval of this bill will improve safety and efficiency in the trucking industry. Lawmakers hope this bill will be included in the year-end spending bill once it passes the House of Representatives and Senate.

You can learn more about this story at Freight Waves here.


3) Diesel Experiences Largest Drop in Price Since 2014

Diesel Fuel Price Hikes

The weekly price of diesel continues to drop, as it experienced a record decline of 13.6 cents to reach $5.432 a gallon.

Such a price drop hasn't happened since 2014, as the price of diesel will likely continue to decline in the next three months.

You can check out the full story at Freight Waves here.


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