IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Cover Story

Rough Ride for Shippers Amid High Rates, Tight Capacity

9:53 AM MDT | July 25, 2007 | Kate Phillips with Esther D’Amico

Chemical shippers will continue to have a rough ride on all modes of transport this year, as fuel costs are high and capacity remains tight. Several carriers have announced new fuel surcharges this year. Some chemical companies say that service, particularly on railroads, remains a problem. Carriers “face the same energy and employee costs” as the chemical industry, says John Conley, president of The National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC; Alexandria, VA). “We, like the chemical producers, are impacted by rising natural gas prices. The...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa