diesel prices

‘Flatbed is particularly strong’ and other upbeat news

Lots of good economic reports all around for trucking in the last few days. If you’re not with a carrier who’s keeping you busy, figure out why or look elsewhere. Morgan Stanley’s truckload freight research report “continues to show strong trends … Flatbed is particularly strong.” Consequently, by the fourth quarter this year, on an annual basis, “rate increases of 4-5% should now be the base case. If fuel prices spike and a material restocking takes place, ...

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Diesel prices rise again

For the ninth week in the past 10, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel increased this week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The price rose 0.4 cent to $3.078 in the latest week. Most regions reported small increases, while the East Coast, including the Central Atlantic and Lower Atlantic, and California reported meager declines. The Rocky Mountain price increased 2.8 cents to $3.137.  Prices ranged from $3.025 in the Lower ...

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Diesel price jumps again, up 5.4 cents

Diesel prices have climbed 13 cents the past two weeks. The national diesel price is now 84 cents higher than a year ago.

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Diesel price passes $3

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel topped $3 the week of April 5.

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Diesel price drops 0.7 cent

For the first time in six weeks, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel fell this week.

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Diesel prices climb again

For the fourth straight week, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel increased this week. The price gained 2 cents to $2.924, according to the Department of Energy. Compared with a year ago, the national average price is 90.7 cents a gallon higher. All regions reported higher prices. Increases ranged from less than a penny on the West Coast and New England to 3.3 cents in the Rocky Mountain area. New England, the Central ...

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Diesel price moves higher

The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel continued its surge this week. The price gained 4.3 cents to $2.904, according to the Department of Energy. All regions except New England reported sharply higher prices. The Gulf Coast jumped 5.4 cents to $2.873, while the Midwest, the lowest price region, advanced 4.6 cents to $2.871. California increased 3.4 cents to remain the most expensive area at $3.057 a gallon. For state-by-state diesel prices, updated daily, ...

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Saying goodbye to Michigan’s Te-Khi and Tekon independent truckstops

Soft freight and high fuel got you down? You're not alone. Though business for the nation's truckers has picked up since the extremely slow period we all saw last year, difficulties continue for many, and for two independent truckstops in Michigan the pressures were just too much. Writing in the Battle Creek Enquirer, Andy Fitzpatrick told a story today at once of long-running business difficulties brought to the breaking point and rich, well-remembered history.   The Te-Khi Travel Court ...

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Diesel rises 7.6 cents

After five weeks of falling prices, theh national average retail price of a gallon of diesel jumped in the latest week.

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Lower fuel prices

For the fifth straight week, the national average retail price of a gallon of diesel dropped.

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