Top 5 commodities that may need transport by truck in the coming days.
Railroads were expecting a strike of its workers this Friday. President Biden announced that a deal has been reached. But anticipating a strike, these railroad companies had already stopped transporting the following commodities, trying to avoid a chance that their workers or passengers would become stranded.
So, what commodities may need to be transported immediately?
1. Food (grain, corn)
2. Fuel (gasoline)
5. Hazardous Chemicals
For more on the difference between trucking and rail, and to read our previous email about how a rail worker strike would affect the trucking industry, visit our blog.