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Operating cost of a Class 8 semi

Discussion in 'Semi' started by adiggs, Jan 13, 2020.

  1. adiggs

    adiggs Active Member

    Sep 25, 2012
    Portland, OR
    Found this article on FreightWave - this is the most detailed and specific article I've found that covers operating costs for a class 8 semi:
    What is Total Cost Per Mile for truckload carriers? - FreightWaves

    These numbers are all drawn from diesel powered semis of course. I figure this provides us with a baseline for better understanding trucking in general, as well as identifying opportunities and magnitudes for electric powered semis to change the cost structure.

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