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Topic: Fuel Information

diesel fuel
Fuel – it’s the juice that keeps trucks running. If you’re going to haul money-making loads to keep your trucking company successful, you need diesel fuel to get you from origin to destination. It’s a simple equation, but have you ever stopped to wonder the details of diesel fuel? Have you thought about the weight of diesel fuel? What about the fuel weight of a full tank of diesel? Does diesel weigh more depending on the outside temperature? How does that weight of diesel fuel impact your truck weight, especially when it’s time to hit the scale? Don’t you worry, we have answers to those questions and more.
July 1, 2019
Fuel taxes are unavoidable for interstate carriers. In this blog post, we’ll answer some basic questions about IFTA. What is IFTA? How do you register and get IFTA stickers? When are IFTA filings due? Plus, how can the TCS Fuel Card help you get all the information you need,
April 25, 2019
TCS Fuel Card
The TCS Fuel Card can be tailored to help trucking companies manage their fleet and stay in control of security measures. What’s most important about having the TCS Fuel Card? Well, certainly saving money on fuel is at the top of the list. So is making sure that there are limits on fuel, cash, products, and services.
February 19, 2019
TA Truck Service
Truck maintenance, specifically truck repairs, takes a huge chunk out of a trucking company’s annual budget. Next to fuel and purchasing a truck, it is the costliest aspect of running a trucking business. Repairs and maintenance swallow up about 10 percent of overall expenses, according to Truck Driver Institute. We’re talking about 12 cents per mile and $15,000 annually for airline/hoses, alternators, wiring, and brakes.
June 29, 2018
TCS Fuel Card
Saving Money on Fuel: A Guide to Fuel Discounts We all love to save our hard-earned money. We clip coupons, join shopping clubs, and keep an eye on sales events. Saving money on fuel is no less desirable. In fact,…
April 20, 2018
Best Fuel Card
Benefits to Finding the Best Fuel Card If you’re looking for help with driver retention, fuel discounts, account management, and more, a fuel card for trucking companies can be an excellent tool to save you money. Here are four benefits…
January 5, 2017
save fuel
4 Easy Ways You Can Save on Fuel Costs When you’re running a trucking company, every penny counts. With today’s unstable fuel prices, that can make managing your fuel costs even tougher. While you can’t control the price of fuel,…
September 29, 2016
How the Right Tires Help You Save On Fuel Want to save money on fuel? It’s as easy as changing your tires! When your semi-truck is traveling below 50 mph, tires can make a big difference in fuel savings. Worn…
September 2, 2016
Diesel Exhaust and Your Health Ah, the smell of diesel fumes in the morning. Almost as invigorating as that first cup of coffee. It’s been a part of your morning routine for as long as you can remember, and in…
August 22, 2016
Fuel Card Program
How to Set Up a Fuel Card Program If your trucking company doesn’t have a fuel card program, you could be missing out on a great way to simplify and control your fuel expenses. Using a fuel card, like TransConnect…
August 8, 2016