Category: fleet fueling

Oil prices rise as Middle East clashes continue

I wouldn’t expect your fleet fueling prices to fall anytime soon. China ordered banks to hold back more money as reserves in its latest move to control inflation. The government has used a series of interest rate hikes and increases in reserve levels in an effort to slow inflation in its robust economy. This kind of stuff usually helps the markets settle down and keep things like diesel fuel prices from raising. Houston we have a problem. Its call the

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Diesel Fuel Prices Up for 10th Straight Increase — Ouch!

The Department of Energy (DOE) just released diesel fuel pricing data that has diesel fuel prices rising for the 10th straight week jumping 7.5 cents to $3.513. It’s the largest increase since December 6, 2010 early in this rise of fleet fueling prices for trucking. This increase puts the diesel fuel price 74.4 cents higher than this same time last year. Is there any good news in the fuel management world or is everything glum? Well, some good news is

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Rising fueling costs can leave you feeling left out in the cold

Escalating diesel fuel prices in the news are as common today as predications of upcoming winter storms. Both can take a bite out of your business. Customer cancellations, loss of production time, maintaining equipment, operating your fleet to its full potential are all contributors of ol’ man winter.

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Fleet Management Issues Keeping Rolling On As Diesel Fuel Prices Increase

Yes, we all know diesel fuel prices are killing your fleet management budget. For you fleet managers, diesel fuel prices are just hitting your fleet fueling costs it is also starting to increase other costs associated with petroleum products. Bridgestone Tire for example just increased a 12% increase in fleet companies tire cost effective immediately. Why? Increased costs in raw materials and energy costs that is leading the way to your fleet management programs costing you more to get the

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Is a Hybrid Vehicle Right for Your Fleet Management?

We are all looking for ways to save money, especially with fueling prices on the rise. Hybrid vehicles are one way fleet management is turning towards to save money on fleet fueling costs. But how do you know if hybrid vehicles are right for your fleet companies operation?

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Diesel Fuel Prices Up Again, Diesel Fuel Prices Up Again

Do we sound like a broken record now that diesel fuel prices have gone up nine straight weeks. The cost for your fleet fueling didn’t hurt as much this week with only a .8 cent increase to $3.438 a gallon nationwide. It does make diesel fuel prices 65 cents higher than this time last year. Ouch. Listen here fellow fueling cost watchers. The gloves are off when it comes to where your fleet fueling costs are going to go. One

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Higher Diesel Fuel Prices Could Hurt National Recovery

The Department of Energy continued to boost its projected price of diesel fuel prices, saying it will average $3.40 this year — a jump of 17 cents from its forecast last month. We know or at least we should know by now that the DOE projections on fleet fueling costs are always lower and sometimes much lower than what our fueling expectation are for diesel fuel prices. The $3.40 projection is an increase from $2.99 average last year, DOE said

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Are you Ready for 2011, Fleet Fueling?

Do you know of any company raising their prices 16% in 2011? Are you kidding me? Most fleet companies are fighting to keep prices flat so they can retain their ever dwindling customer base. If gas prices keep soaring out of control, how is it going to be possible to make a profit in 2011? According to AAA, average gas prices nationally topped $3 a gallon late last week, up 16 percent from $2.58 a year ago. In 2008, a

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Diesel Fuel Prices End 2010 at Two Year High

As we have been saying for weeks hold on to your hats because diesel fuel prices will be going higher. Fleet companies main source of fueling is going higher for fuel companies and everyone. Diesel fuel prices will finish the year at $3.294 a gallon based on the DOE records. We believe diesel fuel prices will start 2011 even higher. Right now your fleet manager and fuel manager should be going to executives and say, we are worried that we

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Diesel Fuel Prices Keep Inching Up

I know diesel fuel prices that is all we talk about lately but we aren’t the only ones talking about fueling. In FleetOwner, Sean Kilcarr wrote this below about diesel fuel prices.

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