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March 2017 Issue

Wholesale Operations News

Zero-Emissions Natural Gas Engine Now Operating at Ports of Long Beach/Los Angeles

Total Transportation Services, Inc., one of largest drayage trucking companies in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, has begun using one of the first Cummins Westport (CWI) ISX12 G low NOx natural gas engines for their trucking operations. Available for order later this year, the 12 liter engine’s emissions will be certified by ...

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IVECO Receives Industry Award for Dedication to Developing Natural Gas Vehicles

March 23, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Retail Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on IVECO Receives Industry Award for Dedication to Developing Natural Gas Vehicles

NGV Global, the International Association for Natural Gas, has recognized IVECO, the commercial vehicles brand of CNH Industrial, with its “NGV Global Industry Champion” award at the NGV GLOBAL 2017 conference being held this week...

New API-Licensed CK-4 and FA-4 Diesel Engine Oils on Store Shelves Now

March 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Retail Operations, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on New API-Licensed CK-4 and FA-4 Diesel Engine Oils on Store Shelves Now

The American Petroleum Institute (API) has licensed approximately 400 CK-4 and more than 60 FA-4 oils submitted by large, medium and small oil marketers. While already significant, API expects availability to grow substantially over the next few years as more...

Peterbilt Launches Factory-Backed MX Engine Warranty for Red Oval Program

March 22, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Peterbilt Launches Factory-Backed MX Engine Warranty for Red Oval Program

Peterbilt announces the introduction of the PACCAR Engine Pre-Owned Warranty for Peterbilt Red Oval-certified truck customers. The warranty, which is offered and administered through Peterbilt dealers and PACCAR Financial Used Truck Centers, provides...

New Tech for Oil and Fuel Spill Response

March 20, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management News, Fleet Operations News, Retail Operations News, Terminals and Storage News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on New Tech for Oil and Fuel Spill Response

The team at HalenHardy has discovered a fiber compound that enables the user to store between 400% and 1,000% more response materials in the same space as traditional spill products. This process, called “Smoosh™ Packaging,” has tested way above...

CHS Acquires Western Co-Op Transport Association

March 20, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Retail Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on CHS Acquires Western Co-Op Transport Association

CHS Inc., North America’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, announced it has purchased Western Co-op Transport Association, headquartered in Montevideo, Minnesota.   “This...

Choice Analytical, Inc. Announces New Clarity, Haze and Color Instruments

March 16, 2017 • App Homepage, Terminals and Storage News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Choice Analytical, Inc. Announces New Clarity, Haze and Color Instruments

Choice Analytical, Inc. is pleased to release its new lineup of instruments for haze and clarity along with ASTM, Saybolt and Platinum Cobalt/APHA Color. The Color Choice hz is the only instrument in the industry that automates D 4176 Procedure 2, provides...

Customized Alerts and Added Device Options Provide Targeted Visibility in Latest Version of DTN TIMS

March 15, 2017 • App Homepage, Terminals and Storage News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Customized Alerts and Added Device Options Provide Targeted Visibility in Latest Version of DTN TIMS

Enhanced Visibility The latest version of Schneider Electric’s Terminal Inventory Management System (TIMS), DTN TIMS™, extends its functionality to focus on high-priority action items. To ensure suppliers’ most pertinent work is being accomplished and...

Franklin Fueling Systems Launches Project Hi-Viz

March 15, 2017 • App Homepage, Retail Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Franklin Fueling Systems Launches Project Hi-Viz

Franklin Fueling Systems (FFS) announced the launch of Project Hi-Viz—an initiative designed to increase safety awareness at petroleum equipment job sites across the world by providing safety resources to contractors, installers and technicians. ...

Blackmer® Releases Ebsray® RC40 Series Regenerative Turbine Pump

March 13, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Terminals and Storage News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Blackmer® Releases Ebsray® RC40 Series Regenerative Turbine Pump

Blackmer®, part of PSG®, a Dover company and a global leader in positive displacement, regenerative turbines, centrifugal pumps and reciprocating compressor technologies, is pleased to announce that its Ebsray® RC40 Series Regenerative Turbine Pump is...