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June 2017 Issue

Wholesale Operations

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Decreased 1% in March

American Trucking Associations’ (ATA’s) advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index slipped 1% in March, following a 0.1% decline during February (February’s percentage decrease was unchanged from the March 21, 2017, press release). In March, the index equaled 137.5 (2000=100), down from 138.8 in February. The...

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Vendor View: Bugs Cause Fuel System Damage, Part Two

April 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Featured Articles, Fleet Operations, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Vendor View: Bugs Cause Fuel System Damage, Part Two

Frederick J. Passman, Ph.D., Biodeterioration Control Associates, Inc.   My last article discussed the opportunity costs caused by dispenser flow-rate reduction. I’ll open today’s article with a few photos that I’ve selected from my collection...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Lower Left, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 17, 2017

Oil Prices Hold Support RBOB prices holding; gas cracks, not so much OPEC reports remarkable rate of compliance Declining foreign crude oil stocks include Iran’s long-term waterborne storage Natural gas end-of-heating-season storage third...

Trucking Associations Support Minority Leader’s Bill to Repeal RhodeWorks Toll

April 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Trucking Associations Support Minority Leader’s Bill to Repeal RhodeWorks Toll

The Rhode Island Trucking Association joined the American Trucking Associations (ATA) in praising State Representative Patricia Morgan’s bill to repeal the RhodeWorks toll law. Minority Leader Morgan introduced the legislation at the State House earlier...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Lower Left, Retail Operations, Terminals and Storage, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 10, 2017

Expanded Crack Spreads Threaten the Gasoline Rally Fewer days of supply of U.S. petroleum products seen as bullish Less ability to meet demand contrasts with high total inventories Impact of product exports grows on evaluation of supply Natural gas ends...

Americans Say Low Gas Prices Are Good for the Economy

April 10, 2017 • App Homepage, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Americans Say Low Gas Prices Are Good for the Economy

Americans overwhelmingly say that low gas prices are good for the economy and that gas prices would have to increase by more than $1 per gallon before they cut back on driving, according to results of the NACS Consumer Fuels Survey.   Overall, 84% of...

Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 3, 2017

April 3, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management, Fuel Price News, Fuels & Supply, Lower Left, Powerhouse, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on Weekly Energy Market Situation, April 3, 2017

U.S. Crude Oil Production Frustrates OPEC Plans Bulls look toward $70 objective U.S. production continues to climb Permian Basin itself could reach 5.5 million barrels daily by 2020 Growth in Permian natural gas output is entirely associated with crude...

ATA Grateful to See TWIC Reforms Are Part of New Security Legislation

April 3, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on ATA Grateful to See TWIC Reforms Are Part of New Security Legislation

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) thanked the leaders of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee for introducing legislation to improve the efficiency and security of the trucking industry by moving the Transportation Worker...

PDI Releases New Payroll Processing Software

March 29, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management News, Retail Operations, Wholesale OperationsComments Off on 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...

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...