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" crop="yes|center,center|0,0|yes" class="img-responsive" style="width:140px; height:140px; object-fit: cover;" > By Patrick Burnson · January 1, 2014
With the exception of parcel, freight transportation rates will only make incremental gains in 2014. However, our top market analysts tell us that controlling total landed costs by using a variety of modes is now imperative.
By Jeff Berman · October 2, 2013
Whether or not the federal government is open or not, one thing (among many, to be sure) that remains largely inactive is the lack of any semblance of meaningful progress when it comes to fixing the many issues stemming from the federal gasoline tax.
By Derik Andreoli · February 1, 2013
Lance Armstrong and Greg LeMond have both stood atop the Tour de France podium on numerous occasions, but that’s not all that they have in common. They were both obsessed with winning, and in a way, they both cheated.
By Patrick Burnson · June 28, 2012
While diesel and other fuel rates have been in steep decline recently, supply chain managers should continue to keep their guard up.
By Patrick Burnson · May 2, 2012
Delta Air Lines wholly-owned subsidiary, Monroe Energy LLC, has reached agreement with Phillips 66 to acquire the Trainer refinery complex south of Philadelphia
By Jeff Berman · March 13, 2012
The February PCI was up 0.7 percent, but the report’s authors said that was not enough to offset the 1.7 percent decline in January.
By Jeff Berman · January 4, 2012
The price per gallon for diesel gasoline continued heading south, falling 0.8 cents to $3.783 per gallon, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
<p>Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c. is the Senior Analyst at Mercator International, LLC.</p> By George Kokoris · August 1, 2011
If natural gas continues to be significantly less expensive than diesel, it would make sense that some portion of the transportation sector would convert from diesel to natural gas. But in doing so, demand for diesel would decline relative to demand for natural gas—and this would cause price convergence. How are are we from this reality?
By Patrick Burnson · January 24, 2011
Listen to Group Editorial Director Michael Levans, Executive Editor Patrick Burnson, and a panel of leading energy and transportation analysts as they give shippers an updated look at the key drivers behind the increasing transportation rates U.S. logistics professionals will face over the course of 2011.
By Derik Andreoli · January 17, 2011
The most important take-away for shippers at this point in time is that recent fuel price movements reflect emerging market conditions.
By Jeff Berman · August 12, 2010
While talk of a possible “double-dip recession” gains momentum, results from the most recent Ceridian-UCLA Pulse of Commerce Index (PCI) are doing its part to quell that theory.
By Jeff Berman · August 10, 2010
Even though the price per gallon of diesel fuel has been below the $3 mark for the past 11 weeks, that could be changing soon based on recent data from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
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