Diesel Prices

September 2016, - Cover Story

Alternative Fuels in the Age of Cheap Oil

Is cheaper even the issue?

By David Cullen

The slide in the price of diesel fuel over the past two years has complicated the decision to switch to alternative fuels for many fleets. But is cheap oil even the real issue?

Tags: Diesel Prices, Alternative Fuels, Ryder System, Green Fleets, UPS, Natural Gas Vehicles

January 2014, - WebXclusive

Does More Fuel Data Make You Smarter?

Fuel card vendors now provide more data than ever about fueling transactions. (Photo by Deborah Lockridge)

By Howard Abrams, Sokolis Group

Although technology has enabled us to collect so much data now, does having vast amounts of it really make us any smarter? Negotiating fuel-discount programs won't do you much good unless you know how to make sense of the fueling data.

Tags: Information Technology, Diesel Prices, Fuel and Oil, Truckstops, Big Data, Payment Cards

September 2008, - Editorial

Hedging Your Fuel Future

By Deborah Whistler, Editor

Late summer's sharp declines in wholesale diesel prices are likely just short - term relief.

Tags: Diesel, OPIS, Diesel Prices

June 2008, - Feature

Stayin' Alive

By Bette Garber, Contributing Editor

Small fleets and owner-operators are hardest hit by the fuel squeeze. Here's how the strong survive.

Tags: Diesel Prices, OOIDA

June 2006, - Cover Story

Fuel: The Double Whammy

By LCT Staff

We explore the ramifications of government regulations, market-driven cost increases, the future of biodiesel and liquid natural gas, as well as anti-idling solutions.

Tags: Idling, Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel, Diesel Prices, Idle Reduction


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