November WEX Fuel Index

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Gasoline prices were down slightly at the end of November over the previous month, but OPEC’s decision to curb production next year is already starting an upward trajectory in December as markets react. Starting on January 1st, 2017, OPEC plans to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day. This cut is expected to… Read more »

The Sweet Connection Between Kids and Their Trash Collectors

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For adults, dragging the trash cans out to the curb is one more household chore they need to remember each week. But a lot of kids look forward to trash day and that moment when the amazing garbage-eating truck stops in front of the house. The driver and collectors become their friends, or even their… Read more »

What Self-Driving Beer Delivery Means for the Fleet Business

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Last month, Anheuser-Busch and Otto teamed up for a Budweiser beer run, but this delivery was anything but run-of-the-mill. Driving 120 miles from Fort Collins, through Colorado and ending in Colorado Springs, the two-hour trip marked the first time self-driving tractor-trailer was used for such a lengthy trip. The trial run by Otto, a tech… Read more »

Transporting the Capitol Christmas Tree

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Every truck driver understands the value of each load they carry and their responsibility to safely transport the freight from shipper to receiver. That trust in a trucking company’s professionalism and dedication builds reputations, and for Gary Amoth Trucking of Twin Falls, Idaho, it led to a true honor. Gary Amoth started his business in… Read more »

WEX Identifies Fuel Overspending by Industry

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Written by Paul Clinton for Automotive Fleet Retail industry drivers purchase more premium fuel and higher-priced fuel on average than other industries, while telecommunications, insurance and government fleets keep overspending in check, according to data from WEX Inc. The analysis comes from the WEX ClearView fleet analytics platform, and looks at nearly 40 million fuel… Read more »