Category: Fuel Audit

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Why Are Diesel Fuel Audits Important?

Why are diesel fuel audits important? It almost seems like an effortless question. It’s common sense really, right? Well…is your fleet auditing their fuel purchases? If I had to put a number to it, I’d guess that only 50% of fleets are doing it. Even that is probably a generous number. Out of the 50% probably half are only doing it as regularly as they should. It’s really a full time job, and the larger the fleet, the harder it

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A Date With Lower Diesel Fuel Prices Again

8 for 8. Diesel fuel prices fell yet another week, making this the 8th straight week. The national Department of Energy (DOE) reported diesel fuel prices fell 5.5 cents for the week of April 22, 2013. This makes the cost of diesel fuel $3.887 per gallon. This almost 2 dimes (19.8 cents) cheaper than this time last year.

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Pilot Flying J Truck Stops Investigated By FBI & IRS

Pilot Flying J truck stops are under investigation by the FBI and IRS. The reason for the investigation has yet to be clear by those 2 authorities. Pilot Flying J truck stops, CEO, Jimmy Haslam said in a press conference, “that the rebates that were owed to customers were not paid. We, of course, disagree with that.”

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Diesel Fuel Prices Fall 4.2 Cents This Week

Diesel fuel prices fell 4.2 cents to $4.088 per gallon as reported by the Department of Energy (DOE). It looks like after several weeks of diesel fuel climbing it has now taken a turn for the good for the transportation world.

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Diesel Fuel Prices, Ups and Downs but Who is Watching?

Look at the chart on diesel fuel prices over the past 3 years. Tell me it’s not scary in trying to figure out where they are going to be next week, next month or 6 months from now. You can’t control what happens to drive diesel fuel prices all over the board. You can control the margin you pay?

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You Don’t Need a Cape to Be A Superhero in Fleet Management

Are you a fleet manager or fuel manager? Are you the president or CFO of a fleet company concerned about your company’s bottom line, again? Are you tired of sitting on the edge of your seat, sweating, worrying and waiting for the Department of Energy to report that diesel fuel prices are up per gallon for the nth week in a row? Accept the inevitable; diesel’s national average price will be what it will be. You can’t control it. It’s

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Fuel Management Client Saves On Diesel Fuel Costs

No a client of ours needed a fuel management solution 3 years ago, so they came to us for fuel savings, fuel card programs and fueling controls. What they didn’t know was costing them a large amount of fuel saving. This is a major company with a very familiar name but they didn’t understand fleet management for fuel. Our fuel management team overhauled the client’s total fueling program. We switch out fuel cards and put an additional fuel card in

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Diesel Fuel Prices Are Higher So Are Fleet Fueling Thefts

It really takes simple math as anything goes up in price it becomes more valuable to steal so as diesel fuel prices have made it almost 60 cents higher than this time last year, the theft of peoples fleet fueling has gone up. Diesel fuel price over $3.40 a gallon have caused increase fueling theft, not to the levels of a couple of years ago but the fleet fueling price isn’t that high yet…

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