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2019 Diesel Tax | Updates and Proposals by State

Fuel taxes often fly under the radar as key components of a typical fuel price buildup. Yet, state-level fuel...

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Carbon Tax Canada | Transportation Cost Impacts on April 1

As April 1 Canadian carbon taxes are applied, shippers should expect carriers to reach out to negotiate rate increases, or...

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United States Climate Alliance Gains New Membership | History & Implications for Transportation

The United States Climate Alliance gained its 21st member on February 12, 2019—now officially representing more than half of...

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The 5 Levels of Autonomous Trucking | Making the Leap

With increasing numbers of automated vehicle technologies being tested and appearing on the market, the trucking industry is at...

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Energy Independence | US Efforts to Become a Sustainable Net Exporter

Net Exporter: (n.) when a country exports more of a commodity than it imports. News headlines and data from...

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Mend & Modernize | Conversation About US Infrastructure & Transportation

In recent history, the US has experienced political discord, as parties become more polarized, initiatives ever more radical, and...

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Midterm Election Update | Washington’s Carbon Tax Proposal

In addition to the fuel tax referendums in California and Missouri that earned a place on each state’s early-November...

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Midterm Election Results | Colorado’s Anti-Fracking Initiative

The US experienced historic highs in crude oil production throughout 2018, elevating the nation to a top seat in...

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The Media’s Effect on Global Oil Prices

In addition to keeping us informed of key events occurring all over the world, news media continues to have...

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California’s & Missouri’s 2018 Diesel Fuel Tax Referendums

While the core price drivers – supply & demand, geopolitics, and economics – remain status quo for the Breakthrough...

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Key Drivers of Fuel Market Volatility & How to Mitigate Risk

In a market characterized by both global and local dynamics, fuel costs are an exceptionally volatile portion of shippers’...

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Carbon Reduction Programs | Pan-Canadian Framework, Cap & Trade, & Carbon Taxes

Geographical climate policies surface every year, since implementing sustainable methods to control emissions remains a frequent topic of international...

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Market Impacts of Planned Outages During Refinery Maintenance Season

In a price environment largely driven by geopolitical risk, supply-demand complexities, and economic principles, the operational variables that influence...

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Oil in Motion | Visibility into Crude Oil Transportation

Strategy plays a sizable role in determining the most economically and logistically feasible method of crude oil transportation. After...

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Implications of California’s LCFS Program Emerge Behind the Scenes

Current Emphasis Set on California’s Fuel Tax Uncertainty November 2017 marked California’s implementation of a state-wide fuel tax amendment,...

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