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Category Archives: Fuel Costs

The Keys to Maximize Owner Operator Success and Profits

Jul
25,
2015
1

In an ideal world, carriers, shippers and freight brokers would all be working well together making sure that all are fairly compensated for the roles they play in moving freight across the country. Unfortunately that’s not what happens, and there … Continue reading

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No More Summer Gas Blend for Florida, North Carolina

Aug
27,
2014
1

As Florida gas prices continue to decline, discussion on radio talk shows point to the fact that prices should continue to fall as the State moves from the 7.8 Summer blend, back to the traditional 9.0 blend. What many never … Continue reading

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Smart Trucking Technology

Apr
28,
2014
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  There’s so much going on within trucking trucking right now it could make your head spin!  When you look at just a few of the topics of concern; regulations, EPA, CARB, fuel prices, a main question we always find … Continue reading

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Trucking affected by high fuel prices, fuel efficiency and emission regulations

Feb
27,
2014
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It’s been over a week since the President announced his commitment to establishing standards for fuel efficiency,  greenhouse gas emissions, pollution, and dependency on foreign oil.  The DOT and EPA have been directed to develop and issue a Notice of … Continue reading

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Preserve Technologies Enables Fleets to Cut Costs and Improve the Environment

Feb
20,
2014
2

  February 19, 2014 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time Preserve Technologies Enables Fleets to Cut Costs and Improve the Environment SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Preserve Technologies announces the rollout of the ONBOARD™ ECVD system that significantly reduces oil and fuel consumption … Continue reading

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Utilizing Technology to increase Trucking Profitability

Dec
11,
2013
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Whether one is an owner operator, independent or fleet owner, the major key to financial success within the trucking industry is to know what your operating costs are and utilizing the means available to reduce them. The professional driver must … Continue reading

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Crosswinds and Air Drag cost Trucking Companies thousands of dollars per truck each year

Dec
2,
2013
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The cost of fuel is undoubtedly a major concern for the trucking industry, whether you are a mega carrier or a one truck owner operator, saving on fuel cost can make a huge impact on your bottom line. Cost per … Continue reading

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Truck Stop Electrification Survey Analysis

Dec
12,
2012
1

A recently conducted survey through Trucking Social Media was performed of driver attitudes in regard to truck stop electrification. The survey was a result from a previous Truth About Trucking “LIVE” broadcast, Idling Alternatives for the Trucking Industry. The program … Continue reading

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Truck Tuning: What You Need To Know About Remapping

Dec
9,
2012
1

    We know that there are a lot of truck racing fans out there, and that they love the highly-tuned trucks you see tearing round tracks at surprising speeds. For the average truck driver though, there is often very … Continue reading

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Truck Engine Testing in Extreme Conditions

Sep
19,
2012
0

Performance and Reliability in the Face of Adversity By: Oliver Emms Haulage and transportation are critical to any economy. The UK’s Department for Transport for example recorded 2.47 million goods vehicles traveled from the UK to mainland Europe in 2010. … Continue reading

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