November 15, 2016
You don’t have to be a driver to know there are plenty of things we can complain about in trucking. In the Nov. editorial, editor-in-chief Deborah Lockridge suggests three things trucking can be thankful for.
October 24, 2016
After two straight weeks of price increases, diesel prices have tapered off with a slight decline last week, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
September 27, 2016
ATRI released the findings of its 2016 update to its Operational Costs of Trucking, showing the large impact falling fuel prices and a soft economy have had on the trucking industry.
July 25, 2016
The average price of diesel fuel fell again last week, continuing a steady decline in prices that began over a month ago.
July 5, 2016
The price of diesel fuel remained relatively unchanged for the third straight week and the energy markets are still feeling the effects from the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union.
May 9, 2016
The price of diesel fuel plateaued last week, increasing by less than a cent nationally, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
Lower fuel prices propelled truckstop operator TravelCenters of America from a profit to a loss in the first quarter of the year, but that’s not keeping it from going ahead with expansion plans.
February 22, 2016
With all the hoopla lately over the plummeting crude oil prices, you may not have noticed a recent change in U.S. policy that could send prices in the other direction.
December 14, 2015
For the fifth straight week, the average price of a gallon of diesel fuel decreased according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department.
September 21, 2015
Crude oil prices are moving higher amid concerns that low prices have led to too many crude production cuts.
Following three straight months of gains, existing–home sales dipped in August, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors.
June 29, 2015
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down for the fifth week in a row according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.
June 15, 2015
While it’s hard to say just how low the retail price of diesel will go, what is fairly certain is the trend line in place since last autumn will continue to run its positive course at least through the rest of the year.
April 17, 2015
Other than enjoying lower fuel costs, how can trucking companies take advantage of current low prices for diesel fuel?
March 17, 2015
FTR has announced that registration is open for its first "virtual conference." The event is scheduled for April 7th and will include discussions and question-and-answer sessions on important topics in trucking.
January 12, 2015
FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for November, at a reading of 8.98, reflects dropping fuel prices, according to the transportation research firm. Strong freight volumes from a good Christmas shopping season also helped.
December 23, 2014
Since the summer, the price of oil has plummeted 50 percent, hitting its lowest level in more than five years about a week before Christmas. Diesel has fallen from a yearly high of $4.021 in March to $3.419 in mid-December.
October 10, 2014
The U.S. Energy Information Administration expects the price of a gallon of diesel to continue falling in 2015 due to lower crude oil prices and weakening demand.
June 30, 2014
Margin management and fuel invoicing were at the top of the list of business priorities in the second annual Eye on Energy survey conducted by FuelQuest.
January 7, 2014
Expect the cost of on-highway diesel to average $3.81 per gallon this year, 11 cents less than 2013’s average price. The new monthly U.S. Energy Department Short-Term Energy Outlook is calling for the price to be even less in 2015, averaging $3.72 per gallon.
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