fuel prices

Obama, Romney show no substance on fuel prices

| October 20, 2012

Take two of the Obama-Romney 2012 debate season offered no substance on the role of government in fuel prices, despite current efforts to rein in speculation: ultimately, there's a reason for that.

Diesel jumps 1.5 cents

| October 10, 2012

After declining for two consecutive weeks, the U.S. average diesel price rose 1.5 cent to $4.094 a gallon during the week ended Monday, Oct. 8.

Diesel drops fraction of a cent

| October 01, 2012

The U.S. average diesel price declined for the second consecutive week, dropping 0.7 cent to $4.079 a gallon.

Diesel price falls for first time in 12 weeks

| September 24, 2012

After 11 consecutive weeks of climbing prices, the national average retail diesel price fell 4.9 cents to $4.086.

Challenge No. 1: Adapting to change

| August 22, 2012

Among the many challenges owner-operators face, perhaps the biggest is choosing exactly how to adapt to industry change to remain competitive and profitabile.

Are you ready to go independent?

| August 07, 2012

Two upsides to getting your authority are the potential to make more money than a leased-operator and the almost complete freedom with how you run the business.

NASTC’s ‘Daily Fuel Hedge’ and discount program

| August 02, 2012

Two fuel-price fighting tools from the National Association of Small Trucking Companies -- their Quality Plus Network of fuel stops offering members cost-plus discounts and their Daily Fuel Hedge.

O/O challenges: More solutions to high fuel

| August 01, 2012

Outtakes from interviews conducted as part of research into Todd Dills' "Owner-operators' top challenges" feature in the August 2012 edition of Overdrive magazine.

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