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Fuel surcharges? I’ve had my fill.

February 8, 2019 by John Smith

I was overwhelmed by the feedback I received about last month’s column on fuel surcharges. Some of you really liked what I had to say. Others, not so much. In the column I challenged the system the industry uses to […]

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The fuel surcharge conundrum

January 10, 2019 by John Smith

Recently I was working with a carrier on its fuel surcharge policy and was painfully reminded what a complicated and antiquated system we have for handing fluctuations in the price of diesel.

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Canadian Freight Index Drops in April, Fuel Charges Climbing

October 29, 2014 by Martin Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Cost of ground transportation dropped in April, but average fuel surcharges are still on the rise.

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Freight Costs Slowly Dropping: CGFI

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO – Canadian shippers pay marginally less for the cost of ground transportation, according to the Canadian General Freight Index.

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Marine Atlantic delays dropping fuel surcharge

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. — Marine Atlantic customers expecting a drop in fuel surcharges to mirror the drop in fuel pump prices will have to wait a little longer.

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BC Ferries begins phase out of fuel surcharges

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VICTORIA — For some it will seem like the gift that keeps on giving.

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East coast ferry line cuts fuel surcharge ahead of schedule

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. — Marine Atlantic customers got an early Christmas present as the ferry service decided to immediately cut its fuel surcharge.

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East coast ferry hikes fuel surcharge

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. — After its most recent review, Marine Atlantic will apply a fuel surcharge to its route between Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador beginning later this month.