And, you’re waiting 8% longer on average!
Throwing very expensive fuel on the fire… As you are well aware, diesel prices have risen substantially in the past few months.
In fact, diesel prices are up 58% on average since the beginning of the year, making the rise in wait times of 8% look like nothing. That is until you do the math.
Idling during wait time has become a luxury few can afford.
But, Grand Junction, Colorado, is not impressed. At a 96.3% increase over the past week, this market breaks into the top 5 on the Time Suck O’meter.
The red bleeding all over the SONAR dashboard above is not a good thing.
“Red means run, son.
Numbers add up to nothin.”
– Niel Young, Powder Finger
The left side is a heat list of markets filtered from longest wait times to shortest wait times. Very few markets are on the downslope.
The right side is filtered for wait times by industry and displayed as a heat map. The worst offenders are in the upper left corner.
Seaports are down 5.2%! Sweet!
Picking up a load of apparel in Shreveport, Louisiana? Better take out a second mortgage if you plan on using air conditioning.
Peace and love