How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains
CH Robinson Transportfolio
AUGUST 26, 2014
So why does this matter for supply chain professionals? The oil and gas industry impacts freight transportation in four significant areas: Diesel Prices. A quiet, but powerful story across supply chains this year has been the stability of fuel prices despite geopolitical turmoil. Because of the tremendous increase in economic activity in a previously quiet part of the country, supply chains of all kinds now move material to the Bakken and East Texas.