The SHIP IT ACT, and How it can Change the Trucking Industry

The Safer Highways and Increased Performance for Interstate Trucking, or SHIP IT Act was introduced to the House of Representatives this past week. This bipartisan bill would modernize certain vehicle waivers in response to disease and supply chain emergencies. It would also incentivize new truck drivers to enter the workforce through tax credits, streamline the […]

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SOURCE ONE TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES PLAN TO OFFSET ITS ANNUAL DIESEL FUEL EMISSIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2023 Leading transportation and fuel hauling company Source One Transportation begins carbon neutral fuel initiative. BELLE VERNON, PENNSYLVANIA — Source One Transportation, LLC, is taking a greater role in powering a cleaner, more environmentally friendly future for its customers, employees, and the communities it serves. With the support of Guttman […]

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2023 Trucking Predictions

Looks like over-the-road trucking will continue to burn rubber in 2023. According to the American Trucking Associations’ 2023 forecast, the U.S. freight economy, particularly for trucking, is projected to grow significantly in the years ahead. According to the same article, “overall, total freight tonnage is expected to grow 21% by 2023, and revenue for the […]

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Where to Start for your Zero Emissions Goals?

In recent years, more and more companies have committed to net zero goals by 2050 as part of their broader ESG plans. Zero emissions has become a big focus for many businesses, including, transportation fleets big and small, but making it a reality is a very daunting challenge. Many companies are asking the question, “Where do […]

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Prices Climbing 

For the fourth straight week, gasoline prices have risen according to data from AAA on Monday.  Gasoline prices have risen 32.7 cents over the last month as crude prices also have increased.  Over the past week alone, gasoline is up 11.8 cents which is 9.4 cents higher than they were a year ago before the […]

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Seasonal Gasoline Blending and What It Means for Your Wallet

Gasoline blends fall into two categories as it pertains to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards: summer-blend and winter-blend. The difference between the two, somewhat literally, boils down to differences in Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP). Reid Vapor Pressure is a measure of a fuel’s volatility, that is, its tendency to evaporate at higher temperatures. The most […]

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Many Factors Impacting Freight Industry to Start 2023

There are many factors which affect the freight industry. Labor costs, load availability, available truck utilization, and diesel prices are among them. While there are still supply chain obstacles present, experts say we have already seen the worst of them. Companies nationwide kicked into high gear to keep up with the demand for freight haulers […]

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How Cold Temperatures Impact Power Plants

When the temperatures drop 29 degrees Fahrenheit within a 12-hour period, you can guess that power plants in those regions are working overtime and burning fuel to keep the electricity on. During the cold snap that occurred over the Christmas holiday, the largest US grid operator saw almost a quarter of power plants shut down.  […]

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Fuel Savings for Final-Mile Hauling

Alpine LogisticsAlpine Logistics, a final-mile delivery company, needed the perfect plan to support their 3-truck fleet. To get deliveries from their final distribution hub to their destination, they needed reliable fueling options that worked with their budget as a small business. Fleet Fueling Challenge: Seeking Solutions Fit for a Small FleetAlpine Logistics was already working […]

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