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.
January 6, 2014
The average cost of diesel in the United States started off 2014 slightly higher than where it ended last year, according to a weekly U.S. Energy Department report and is also at its highest level since late September.
September 30, 2013
The price of oil keeps edging toward going back below the $100 per barrel mark, bringing fuel prices along for the ride. Crude lost 54 cents in trading in New York on Monday, settling at $102.33 per barrel, hitting near a three-month low
September 23, 2013
The price paid at the pump for diesel is down due to a drop in oil prices.
August 26, 2013
The average cost of diesel in the United States has increased for the second straight week, putting it just below where it was four weeks ago.
August 19, 2013
Just as soon at it looked like diesel was starting to trend lower it has done an about face. The average U.S. price has increased 0.4 cents per gallon over the past week, registering $3.90 per gallon.
August 12, 2013
The price for diesel has fallen for the second straight week, putting it a little above where it was four weeks ago.
Despite having reached a settlement with some trucking customers, Pilot Flying J faces new litigation over claims it cheated some operations – and there is another move to depose CEO Jimmy Haslam.
August 8, 2013
A request to consolidate remaining lawsuits against Pilot Flying J over claims of fraud has been denied, with judges saying it could interfere with a settlement recently reached between the truckstop chain and some of the companies suing it over underpaid fuel rebates.
July 26, 2013
The fate of about a dozen lawsuits against Pilot Flying J now rests in the hands of a panel of federal judges in Maine. The suits, which all stem from allegations the truckstop chain cheated customers out of fuel rebates, could be consolidated into one class action.
July 23, 2013
Late last week a federal judge in California ruled to dismiss three cases against Chevron filed by plaintiffs who claimed the oil and fuel giant failed to disclose the effect warmer temperatures have when it comes to dispensing fuel at the pumps causing customers to overpay.
July 22, 2013
Prices for diesel and gasoline moved higher again over the past week as the cost of oil eased back Monday following its highest closing price on Friday since March 2012.
July 16, 2013
[UPDATED] -- Truckstop chain Pilot Flying J has reached a multi-million dollar settlement agreement with some of the trucking companies that filed suit against it alleging the company cheated them out of fuel rebates.
July 15, 2013
The prices for diesel and oil are all surging. A new report released Monday by the U.S. Energy Department shows the average cost of diesel has risen 3.9 cents over the past week to $3.867 per gallon.
June 20, 2013
In the wake of federal authorities disclosing an investigation into whether the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J cheated trucking customers out of money in the form of rebates from fuel purchases, some are wondering if indictments of top officials are a possibility.
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