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August 2017 Issue

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NACS State of the Industry Fact Book Now Available

The NACS State of the Industry 2013 Data Fact Book  is now available. The 27th edition of the Fact Book provides a detailed statistical account of industry data over the past several years — or in some cases, decades — as well as a historical recap of the industry and key definitions and events that ...

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Marathon Petroleum Is Signature Sponsor of SIGMA’s 2014 Annual Meeting

July 21, 2014 • Industry Calendar, Industry Calendar News, Retail Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Marathon Petroleum Is Signature Sponsor of SIGMA’s 2014 Annual Meeting

SIGMA announces that Marathon Petroleum will be the Signature Sponsor of the SIGMA 2014 Annual Meeting, scheduled for November 10-12, 2014 in Nashville, Tenn. “SIGMA is pleased that Marathon Petroleum is sponsoring its 2014 Annual Meeting in Nashville. ...

NACS Insight International Convenience Retail Awards Announced

June 6, 2014 • Industry Calendar News, Retail Operations NewsComments Off on NACS Insight International Convenience Retail Awards Announced

The sixth annual International Convenience Retail Awards, recognizing and promoting convenience retailing excellence at the global level, were presented on June 4 at a gala event in conjunction with this week’s NACS Insight Convenience Summit – Europe....

Reed Armstrong Joins NACS as Products & Services Manager

May 5, 2014 • Business Management News, Industry Calendar News, Press Releases, Press Releases News, Retail Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Reed Armstrong Joins NACS as Products & Services Manager

Reed Armstrong has joined NACS as products & services manager. Armstrong comes to NACS after several years as an advisor at Cresa, a corporate real estate firm. Earlier in his career, Armstrong also served as a marketing associate, research & insights...

Support the Fuel Relief Fund

April 24, 2014 • Business Management News, Fleet Operations News, Industry Calendar News, Retail Operations News, Terminals and Storage News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Support the Fuel Relief Fund

A  recent announcement from the Fuel Relief Fund. The Fuel Relief Fund is the only nonprofit organization providing free fuel to victims of disasters around the world since 1992. The Fuel Relief Fund Fourth Annual Charity Golf Tournament is sold out but you...

18 Carriers Chosen as Division Winners in TCA’s Fleet Safety Award Competition

January 15, 2014 • Fleet Operations News, Industry Calendar NewsComments Off on 18 Carriers Chosen as Division Winners in TCA’s Fleet Safety Award Competition

Since the mid-1970s, the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has been recognizing the safest fleets in North America through its National Fleet Safety Awards. Sponsored by Great West Casualty Company, the awards honor trucking companies that demonstrate a...

NEFI: Future Uncertain as Biodiesel and Other Tax Credits Expire

January 8, 2014 • Fuels & Supply News, Industry Calendar News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on NEFI: Future Uncertain as Biodiesel and Other Tax Credits Expire

Dozens of federal tax breaks for businesses and consumers expired at midnight on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, reports the New England Fuel Institute. This includes the $1 per gallon biodiesel tax credit and Section 25C tax credits for the installation of...

New Year’s Publisher’s Note from Gary Bevers

January 1, 2014 • Business Management News, Fuels & Supply News, Industry Calendar News, Retail Operations News, Terminals and Storage News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on New Year’s Publisher’s Note from Gary Bevers

Here we are at the start of 2014 and it’s hard not to be optimistic. As with every year our industry faces some challenges, but this is an exciting time to be involved in motor fuels. And for me it’s an exciting time to be publishing an online...

Judge Approves Swipe-Fee Settlement; NACS says it will Appeal

December 16, 2013 • Industry Calendar News, Retail Operations NewsComments Off on Judge Approves Swipe-Fee Settlement; NACS says it will Appeal

U.S. District Judge John Gleeson approved the proposed $7.25 billion class-action settlement in the underlying credit card swipe fees case between merchants and Visa/MasterCard. In his order on Dec. 13, Judge Gleeson explained that he was satisfied with the...

PEI Issues Downloads of Sessions from 2013 Convention

December 11, 2013 • Business Management News, Industry Calendar NewsComments Off on PEI Issues Downloads of Sessions from 2013 Convention

Downloads of seminars held at the 2013 Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI) Convention are available, the Institute announced. “Understanding the True Cost of a Service Tech” is one of the sessions for which a download is available. The presentation...