Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles

4 Key Takeaways from the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Safety & Environment, Sustainability
June 10, 2015

Transportation as we know it is changing with unprecedented momentum.  This was obvious to over 3,000 participants in the largest clean fleet event in North America.  The Alternative Clean Transportation Expo has historically been hosted in Long...

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3 Reasons for Renting Natural Gas Trucks

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Rental, Safety & Environment
May 15, 2015

Don’t be fooled by the drop in diesel fuel prices in the past year. Even with the temporarily lower prices at the pump, the case for switching to Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV) remains as powerful as ever. For companies that rely on rented trucks, let...

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Willow Run Foods: A Fresh Take on How CNG Cut Costs, Curbed Emissions & Improved Efficiency

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Food & Beverage, Leasing, Sustainability
April 22, 2015

Every week, Willow Run Foods makes 2,500 deliveries of fresh foods and other products to restaurants in 14 states from Virginia to Maine. Their drivers log over 8.5 million miles per year, much of that in the New York metropolitan area – a region b...

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Trends to Ensure a Safe Oil and Gas Operation

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fuel Services, Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment
April 16, 2015

Safety and environmental issues surrounding oil and gas transportation and supply chain operations remain paramount at every well field and in every cab working in the industry. That was among the key messages at the Oil & Gas Awards and Gulf Coa...

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Ongoing Fluctuations in Oil and Diesel Markets Equal Uncertainty

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fuel Services
March 30, 2015

It’s a tough time to for shippers, trucking companies or logistics managers to be in the business of forecasting the prices of crude oil or diesel fuel. Prices have dropped to historic lows (maybe we can reword this somehow- the lows are not all ti...

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How the use of diesel, CNG and LNG are affected by energy prices

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Fuel Services
March 13, 2015

The difference two years can make. In 2013, in the face of rising fuel prices, diesel users were searching for alternative fuel sources. Natural gas was viewed by many as the most likely candidate. Cheap, plentiful and domestic, it would provide a re...

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Fueling the Future with Natural Gas

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management
February 27, 2015

Natural gas as a transportation fuel is not a new story. While it is often the energy source for generating electricity and heating homes, vehicles have been operating on this fuel for quite some time too. Did you know one of every five transit buses...

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Should your fleet go blue?

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Engine Technology, Fuel Services
January 28, 2015

Oil prices may be low, but with experts predicting they may rise as quickly as they’ve fallen, companies are still considering alternative fuels for their fleets. During a recent webinar hosted by Fleet Owner magazine and sponsored by Ryder, two...

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How to keep your freight moving when carriers are in the driver’s seat

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Dedicated Transportation, Transportation Management, Warehousing & Distribution Management
December 17, 2014

Wrestling with the capacity crunch? Get strategic about managing transportation. As long as companies have been moving goods, there have been two kinds of freight: easy freight and hard freight. For years, that wasn’t a problem. There were always ...

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Ready to hit the road with a natural gas fleet?

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fuel Services
December 5, 2014

Top 3 takeaways from the 2014 NGVA Annual Conference in Kansas City, Missouri The Natural Gas Vehicle Association of America (NGVA) recently held its 2014 annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri. At the event, panels of experts tackled some of th...

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