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April 2017 Issue

Wholesale Operations

PDI Releases New Payroll Processing Software

PDI, a leading provider of enterprise-class software solutions to the convenience retail and wholesale petroleum industries, announced the general release of PDI/Payroll. The payroll processing software is the latest addition to PDI’s labor management solution, which includes labor scheduling and time and attendance tools.   As part of PDI’s fully...

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Changes Under Way at Fuel Marketer News

March 29, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fuels & Supply, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Changes Under Way at Fuel Marketer News

The mission of Fuel Marketer News (FMN) is to provide the marketer/distributor with a range of useful information focused mainly, but not exclusively, on the incredibly important fuel products that our industry distributes. One specific component of the...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Powerhouse, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, March 27, 2017

Crude Oil Stocks Resume Growth, Little Price Response Crude oil stocks reach new record, little price response Planned SPR release will add to crude oil glut Constrained OPEC production agreement ends in June Natural gas supply surplus growing  ...

Vendor View: Managing Aging USTs with Facts and Confidence

March 25, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Vendor View: Managing Aging USTs with Facts and Confidence

By Brian Derge, Tanknology   In the 1980s, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was at work developing the first comprehensive set of regulations governing underground storage tanks (USTs). Simultaneously, the retail fuel industry was working...

PMAA 2017 Legislative Update with Rob Underwood

March 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Featured Articles, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on PMAA 2017 Legislative Update with Rob Underwood

By Keith Reid We operate in a highly regulated industry that must adapt to a new slate of challenges, often major in scope, each year. However, there is a new administration in Washington, D.C., and 2017 certainly promises to be an “interesting” year. In...

ATA Welcomes Withdrawal of Safety Fitness Determination Proposal

March 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on ATA Welcomes Withdrawal of Safety Fitness Determination Proposal

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) said the decision by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) to withdraw its proposed safety fitness determination rule was a positive step for the agency to improving its Compliance, Safety,...

DOT: Hours of Service Final Rule for Truck Drivers

March 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on DOT: Hours of Service Final Rule for Truck Drivers

The Hours of Service of Drivers Final Rule was published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2011. The effective date of the final rule was February 27, 2012, and the compliance date of remaining provisions was July 1,...

ATA Calls on HHS to Set Hair Testing Standards

March 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on ATA Calls on HHS to Set Hair Testing Standards

In a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price, American Trucking Associations (ATA) President and CEO Chris Spear called for the federal government to quickly release guidelines and standards for the use of hair samples in mandatory drug...

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 0.1% in February

March 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 0.1% in February

American Trucking Associations’ (ATA’s) advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 0.1% in February, following a 2.9% increase during January (January’s index was unchanged from our press release on February 21,...

NACS in 2017: An Inside Legislative Update with Paige Anderson

March 15, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Featured Articles, Retail Operations News, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on NACS in 2017: An Inside Legislative Update with Paige Anderson

By Keith Reid In our industry, there are always new challenges and regulations arising that require us to continually adapt. With a new administration in the White House, even more dramatic shifts are surely on their way. In February, Fuel Marketer News (FMN)...