Fuel Costs

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November 14, 2017

WEX to Launch Chip-Based Fleet Card in 2019

WEX Inc. will begin offering a more secure chip-based payment card to its fleet customers in 2019 and plans to test the new card in 2018, according to the company.

October 19, 2017

Drivers Cost Fleets More than Fuel Does for Second Year in A Row

The American Transportation Research Institute has found that increases to driver wages and benefits outpaced declines in fuel costs in 2016. The findings were published in the 2017 update of ATRI’s An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking.

September 29, 2017

Webinar Explores Ways to Keep Fuel Costs Under Control

Explore the many ways fuel costs can get out of control and how you can stop it.

August 22, 2017

Women In Trucking Partners with TransConnect for Fuel Discounts

Women In Trucking has partnered with discount fuel card company TransConnect Services, offering savings for member companies.

August 22, 2017

Increased Costs Could Mean Less Favorable Trucking Conditions

FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index fell by more than two points in June as a result of increased costs for labor, fuel, and equipment, reflecting less favorable conditions for trucking.

November 1, 2016

Alabama Pipeline Explosion Will Mean Higher Fuel Prices in Some States

An explosion in Alabama on what’s said to be the biggest fuel pipeline in the U.S. Monday will likely lead to a temporary price spike in diesel and gasoline in the Southeast states served by the pipeline and also may affect the Northeast.

April 28, 2016

How to Implement a Fuel Hedging Program

Fleets can manage the risk of rising fuel prices with financial instruments known as fuel hedges.

September 29, 2015

Operational Costs Rise Despite Falling Fuel Prices

Rising equipment costs and driver wages led to an increase in operational costs in 2014, according to a comprehensive report from the American Transportation Research Institute.

July 16, 2015

Time Warner Cable's Diesel Transits Vastly Improve Fleet's MPG

Time Warner Cable has begun replacing aging gasoline-fueled vans with diesel-powered Ford Transit vans that should improve fuel economy by nearly 50 percent, according to the company.

April 9, 2014

Tampa Beefs Up CNG Refuse Fleet

The City of Tampa has begun rolling out a new fleet of compressed natural gas refuse trucks to help reduce the city's fuel bill, which has reached $1.6 million annually.

October 1, 2008

At A Snail's Pace

The economy likely will stay in the doldrums until at least the middle of 2009, but the trucking industry may have weathered the worst of it.

June 1, 2008

Technology to the Rescue

Dispatch and routing systems, fuel purchasing applications and other solutions are proving their fuel-saving worth.

April 1, 2008

Coping With The Fuel Crisis

Conserving fuel: More critical than ever.

June 1, 2007

Automating Fuel Buying

Technologies exist today to help fleet managers make the most out of their fuel purchases.

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