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Press Releases

September 21, 2017 – Breakthrough®Fuel, a pioneer in the field of transportation energy management, has joined the BlockChain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA), formed by experienced technology and transportation professionals who will work to build the first set of freight industry blockchain standards. BiTA’s goal is to establish direction for the development of blockchain in the...
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August 30, 2017 – Breakthrough®Fuel, a Green Bay-based transportation energy management firm, was honored with the Supplier of the Year Award from Nestlé in the USA for their contributions to the food and beverage company. The award is given through Nestlé’s North America Procurement Supplier Relationship Program, which ensures that the company and their suppliers...
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June 30, 2017 – The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), a collaborative forum for ocean container shipping lines serving the trade lane between Asia and North America, will discontinue publishing its guideline formula for calculating fuel costs in a matter of days. Beginning July 1, 2017, the TSA will offer only a single weekly average...
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May 16, 2017 – Breakthrough®Fuel, a Green Bay-based company working in transportation energy management, recently made an investment in a Silicon Valley startup. Peloton Technology, of Mountain View, is working on a “platooning” platform which uses automated vehicle technology to sync two semi-trucks, so that both vehicles’ braking and acceleration happen simultaneously. The startup says...
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March 13, 2017 – Since 1938, the Mexican fuel market, which has been subject to a state-run monopoly, has not seen fuel prices change more than once per month. That changed over the weekend as the Mexican government implemented a new energy reform policy. The result:  daily price changes in 90 separate zones throughout the...
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In the News

Insight on Business: October 2, 2017 – The bumper-to-bumper truck traffic coming to a highway near you is not necessarily reckless driving. See how companies are investing in emerging truck platooning technology.
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Journal of Commerce: September 13, 2017 – The US ports that closed ahead of Hurricane Irma’s landfall are preparing to reopen, but with fuel store low, many still without power and roads and rail lines in disrepair, it will be days before shippers see supply chains in Florida and the Southeast totally restored.
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Freight Waves: August 31, 2017 – With the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey still keeping a large portion of southeast Texas basically closed for business, that means that the nation’s oil supplies are being disrupted.
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Wisbusiness.com: August 28, 2017 – Breakthrough®Fuel was honored with the Supplier of the Year Award from Nestlé in the USA for their contributions to the food and beverage company.  
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Freight Waves: August 29, 2017 – More flooding and higher fuel prices as the week moves on, and many roads in Houston area will likely remain closed as cresting rivers lead to additional flooding later this week
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DC Velocity: July 24, 2017 – Autonomous trucks could spell the end for railroads’ intermodal cost advantages. But the jury on self-driving vehicles is still out.
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Freight Business Journal North America: July 5, 2017 – The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), a collaborative forum for ocean container shipping lines serving the trade lane between Asia and North America, has discontinued publishing its guideline formula for calculating fuel costs.
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China Network Supply Service: June 21, 2017 – The cross-Pacific discussion group has had a wide impact and is now of little significance. Recently, with the members agreed to stop the meeting to discuss the market tariffs, surcharges guidance information, such organizations exist value, the future is uncertain. Read the original version (in Chinese).
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Journal of Commerce: June 19, 2017 – The future of a once-influential and now-shrunken discussion group of carriers in the trans-Pacific is uncertain after members agreed to stop discussing rate and surcharge guidance, according two executives from member carriers.
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American Journal of Transportation: June 13, 2017 – The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA), a collaborative forum for ocean container shipping lines serving the trade lane between Asia and North America, will discontinue publishing its guideline formula for calculating fuel costs.
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Wisbusiness.com: June 2, 2017 –Breakthrough®Fuel recently made an investment in a Silicon Valley startup. Read about the partnership and more.
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Clean Technica: May 22, 2017 – The semi truck platooning technology firm that we reported on recently, Peloton Technology, has successfully closed a $60 million Series B funding round.
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DC Velocity: April 13, 2017 – Automated vehicle systems developer Peloton Technology has landed $60 million in funding to accelerate development of its technology that coordinates truck driving controls so they can cruise in highly efficient pairs called “platoons,” Peloton said Wednesday.
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Fortune: April 13, 2017 – Peloton Technology, a vehicle technology focused on freight transportation, raised a $60 million Series B funding round led by Omnitracs, a fleet management company, alongside existing investors Intel Capital, DENSO International America, BP Ventures, Lockheed Martin, Nokia Growth Partners, UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund, Volvo Group, Sand Hill Angels, Band of...
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Axios Pro Rata: April 13, 2017: Peloton Technology, a Mountain View, Calif.-based developer of connected and automated vehicle technology for freight transportation, has raised $60 million in Series B funding. Omnitracs led the round, and was joined by B37 Ventures, Misui USA, Shlumberger, US Venture, Breakthrough Fuel and return backers Intel Capital, DENSO International America,...
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Heather Mueller at Breakthrough® Fuel

Media Contact

Heather Mueller
Vice President, Breakthrough® Experience
Heather.Mueller@BreakthroughFuel.com
920-857-2418

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