Archive for the ‘Fuel’ Category

5 Tips For Saving Fuel On The Road

Friday, June 21st, 2019
Improving Fuel Economy

Check out these five tips for saving fuel while on the road.

Fuel consumption can be one of the most significant expenses for a fleet, so it’s important for all truckers to know how to increase their fuel efficiency. By improving fuel efficiency by just 1 MPG, you can save thousands on fuel per year! Check out these five tips for saving fuel while on the road. (more…)

Trucking Tips For Improving Fuel Efficiency

Friday, January 25th, 2019
 Learn about four tips for improving fuel efficiency.

Learn about four tips for improving fuel efficiency.

Fuel is one of the most significant expenses for truck drivers or fleet managers, as the cost can add up whether they are stuck in truck or driving along the highway. In fact, improving your fuel efficiency by just 1 MPG can save you thousands per year! Continue reading for a few tips on how truckers can improve their fuel efficiency. (more…)

Why Do Semi-Trucks Use Diesel?

Friday, January 19th, 2018
Have your ever wondered why semi-trucks use diesel? We have the answers.

Have you ever wondered why semi-trucks use diesel? We have the answers.

Have you ever wondered why semi-trucks run on diesel engines? There are many benefits of using diesel in semi-trucks, mainly because they are so much heavier than cars and often carry heavy loads. Here are some facts about diesel engines, the difference between diesel and gas, why semi-trucks use diesel. (more…)

Tips to Improve the Fuel Economy of Your Tractor Trailer

Friday, February 10th, 2017
Improving Fuel Economy

Use these fuel economy tips to help you save some fuel and money!

One of the largest expenses that every truck driver or fleet manager encounters is fuel. Costs add up whether you’re sitting in traffic or zipping down the highway at 65 miles per hour. Here are some simple tips to help improve the fuel economy of your tractor trailer and more efficiently use your gas (and money!). (more…)

How to Improve Fuel Efficiency with Your Semi Truck

Friday, August 5th, 2016
fuel efficiency

Better fuel efficiency practices can save you big time at the pump.

Whether you’re a semi-truck driver or managing a fleet of trucks, minimizing your fuel costs can save you a ton of money. Gasoline and diesel costs add up quickly in an industry that relies on pickups, deliveries, and travel time. And since semi-trucks are so heavy, their fuel efficiency isn’t great to begin with. Semi-trucks only get about 6.5 miles per gallon on average. Here are a few tips that can save you at the pump. (more…)

Tips to Improve Freight Truck Fuel Efficiency

Friday, April 1st, 2016
freight truck fuel efficiency

Diesel fuel can get expensive when you run a fleet of freight trucks. Check out these fuel efficiency tips!

Improving the performance of a truck and freight truck fuel efficiency not only directly leads to lower costs over time, but can also contribute to lengthening the life of any vehicle. In trucking or haulage related businesses, a third of the running costs can be spent on fuel alone, this can lead to astronomical savings. This all comes down to several factors. The factors which decide whether or not peak freight truck fuel efficiency is achieved or not include: the habits of the driver, the quality of vehicle maintenance, and truck upgrades. The driver, however, makes the single biggest difference when it comes to freight truck fuel efficiency. (more…)

Increasing Fuel Efficiency With Smarter Tire Practices

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
fuel efficiency

You can increase fuel efficiency through smarter tire practices

As a truck driver, you’re constantly looking for ways to increase your fuel efficiency. The different ways to accomplish this goal are many, with varying degrees of success. (more…)

Thin-Oil for Virginia Trucking Companies

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Oil for a Virginia Trucking Company is the second-most important resource behind trucks.  As what literally keeps business running smoothly, oil is a precious resource that drives a large portion of local and national economies.  So when fuel economy becomes an issue, then companies need to consider changes in order to keep business progressing at a strong pace.

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Baltimore Trucking Companies Await Diesel Drop

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Diesel Prices

In the past couple of years as the nation continues to watch the price of fuel continue on its roller coaster, we have always found a trend. No matter the cost of gasoline, diesel fuel has always sat slightly above the cost of gas. The difference has never been by much, typically within a dollar range, but within the past couples the prices of gas have dropped reasonably with the price of diesel remaining the same.

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Price of Diesel Fuel Drops

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

 

Diesel Fuel Prices DropDid you know?

The price of diesel fuel has dropped to $3.835 (as of August 19), making the national average price 6.5 cents lower than this time last year. Now is the time to fill up your tank! This is the seventh week in a row that the average price has fallen. Check out a few of the US regions’ price decreases:

  • Central Atlantic: 1.4 cent decrease
  • Lower Atlantic: 1.2 cent decrease
  • East Coast: 1.2 cent decrease
  • Gulf Coast: 1.1 cent decrease

However, California had a .2 of a cent increase in price of diesel fuel.

As of August 19th, 2014, the average costs of diesel in a few of the US regions are as follows:

  • West Coast: $4.015
  • Gulf Coast: $3.739
  • Midwest: $3.78

It’s important to remember that fuel is not the same price everywhere, especially those who work in the freight transportation field. Be sure to stay up to date with current fuel prices in the region in which you are driving so that you can get the best deal!

 

At Evan Transportation, we employ staff and drivers with years of trucking experience who know the industry well in order to better serve our customers. Since 1992, the team at Evan Transportation has worked to become leaders in the trucking industry and is committed to developing long-term relationships with customers. We offer transportation for a number of products that include food and beverages, paper products, retail, steel, lumber, and more.  

 

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