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August 2017 Issue

Wholesale Operations

Trucking Industry Revenues Were $676.2 Billion in 2016

American Trucking Associations (ATA) released the latest edition of ATA American Trucking Trends 2017, the annual compendium of data about the trucking industry. Among the findings in this year’s Trends is that trucking industry revenues in 2016 were $676.2 billion.   “The information in Trends highlights...

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Skyline Products Helps MFA Oil Company Improve Pricing Efficiency at New Petro-Card 24 Cardlock Fuel Station

July 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Skyline Products Helps MFA Oil Company Improve Pricing Efficiency at New Petro-Card 24 Cardlock Fuel Station

Skyline Products, a leading manufacturer of electronic fuel price signs, announced that it has been selected by MFA Oil Company to provide LED price signs to a new Petro-Card 24 cardlock fuel station located in Hamilton, Missouri. The two LED price signs will...

TruStar Energy Expands Fuel Solution Offerings with the Launch of Their Compact Fuel Solution Program

July 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on TruStar Energy Expands Fuel Solution Offerings with the Launch of Their Compact Fuel Solution Program

TruStar Energy LLC, one of the nation’s leading developers of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, announced the launch of their Compact Fuel Solution (CFS) and CNG Fleet Development Program (“CFS Program”). TruStar’s CFS...

Fuel Marketer Profile: Dennis K. Burke

July 19, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Fuel Marketer Profile: Dennis K. Burke

By Maura Keller   When you start a business from scratch, you are on your own. Your survival in the business world depends solely on your persistence, organization and know-how. Dennis K. Burke, Inc. (“D.K. Burke”) was founded in South Boston in 1961...

ATA Unveils National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Logo

July 19, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on ATA Unveils National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Logo

American Trucking Associations (ATA) revealed a new logo and toolkit for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) 2017 and announced the opening of an online store featuring products aimed at celebrating America’s 3.5 million professional...

ATA Forecasts Continued Growth for Trucking, Freight Economy

July 19, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on ATA Forecasts Continued Growth for Trucking, Freight Economy

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has released its latest forecast for the next decade of freight transportation, projecting continued growth for freight transportation overall and for the trucking industry.   “As the U.S. population grows...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Powerhouse, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, July 17, 2017

The Focus Shifts to Accelerating Demand Petroleum prices rebound despite growth in U.S. and Saudi Arabian production Global demand responds to lower prices Seasonal trends are bullish for distillate and propane Winter propane prices appear to have formed an...

Growth for Industrial Lubricants are Expected To Remain Stable, Sees Kline

July 10, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Growth for Industrial Lubricants are Expected To Remain Stable, Sees Kline

According to the Opportunities in Lubricants: North American Market Analysis (Industrial Oils and Fluids) report by global market research and management consulting firm Kline, overall U.S. consumption of industrial oils and fluids is an estimated 1,200-1,300...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Powerhouse, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, July 10, 2017

U.S. Seeks to Become Net Energy Exporter New policy seeks net exporter status for U.S. LNG Arab core of OPEC splintering Low volatility yields cheaper options Qatar will expand production of natural gas to 100 million MT   Sincerely, Alan...

IGU Releases 2017 Wholesale Gas Price Survey

July 5, 2017 • App Homepage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on IGU Releases 2017 Wholesale Gas Price Survey

The International Gas Union (IGU) has released its 2017 Wholesale Gas Price Survey. The survey is the ninth to be undertaken in a series that began 10 years ago. The nine surveys have confirmed the significant changes in wholesale price formation mechanisms...