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UPS wins Climate Leader award from EPA

February 26, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

ATLANTA, GA- Trucking, parcel and logistics service provider UPS has won a Climate Leadership award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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All quiet on the engine front

February 23, 2015 by TEONA Baetu

TORONTO – Here’s part one of a two-part look at the emissions regimes we have now and what sort of dust-ups we can expect in the not-distant future.

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Freight costs Increase, fuel surcharges decrease

January 28, 2015 by Peter Carter

TORONTO – People are paying more to have their freight moved, despite lower fuel prices.
According to the most recent report from logistics management consultants Nulogx, the total cost of ground transportation for Canadian shippers increased by 1.0% in November when compared with October results.
“Overall, total freight costs continue to rise while fuel decreases,” said Doug Payne, president and COO of Nulogx. “Total and base freight cost increased in all sectors with the exception of domestic LTL. Year over year, cross-border truckload costs have increased while total costs in the other sectors have decreased.”

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Diesel Prices Drop in Canada, the U.S.

December 5, 2014 by TEONA Baetu

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The price of fuel has been dropping both in the U.S. and Canada, and that, for however long it might last, is good news for trucking companies.

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FUEL-ECONOMY GUIDE

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions
Releases New Fuel Economy Guide

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FUEL-ECONOMY GUIDE

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions
Releases New Fuel Economy Guide

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Obama Rolls Out New Round of Fuel Efficiency Regs for Trucks

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. President Barack Obama ordered another round of regulations for the trucking industry to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) and fuel consumption.

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FAQ: DIESEL FUEL FILTRATION

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Answers to frequently asked questions about heavy-duty diesel fuel filtration from the Filter Manufacturers Council.

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COLD WEATHER FUELING

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Frigid temperatures, and the effect it has on fuel and how your engine burns it.

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FOLLOW UP: Truckers celebrate Tory cut to ‘hated’ tax

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — It’s “delightfully appropriate” that the federal Conservatives’ announcement to slash in half the excise tax on diesel fuel comes during National Trucking Week, several leaders of Canada’s truck carrier community point out.

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That’s How We Roll

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Time was, playing the oil-futures market was a game for Bay Street gamblers. But these days, more and more truckers are stepping up to the table.

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Just a Stealin’ Drivin’ Man

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

How to put a stop to thefts from the company pump.

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FUEL FILTER FACTS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Just the facts from Wix Filters.

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MAINTAINING UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

From the EPA, brief guide on underground diesel tanks

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Online Natural Gas Savings and Payback Calculators

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, IN – There’s a new resource available to truckers who want to easily calculate the Diesel Gallon Equivalent of compressed or liquefied natural gas at the pump as commodity cost of natural gas changes.