Transportation

Diesel Demand in US seen Sliding despite Climbing LDV Sales

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices The US consumer’s past aversion to diesel operated light duty vehicles is subsiding as evidenced by rising vehicle sales and… Read more »

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Benefits of integrating geospatial weather data into applications – Part I

In recent times weather conditions, especially in the past year, have been much more volatile and severe.  It seems as if there is no “safe season,” as spring, summer, fall,… Read more »

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US Gasoline Futures Finds Bottom

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices The freefall in New York Mercantile Exchange traded gasoline futures looks to have been arrested, halted near long-term support at… Read more »

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Prefabricated Data Center Helps Aviation Firm Meet Stringent Time and Efficiency Goals

                Using economizers to cool your data center can enable you to achieve tremendous energy efficiencies while using prefabricated data center modules enables… Read more »

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Structural Changes Cutting US Demand for Gasoline

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices US crude production growth is the critical catalyst driving world oil prices to four year lows and into a bear… Read more »

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Gasoline Prices Sink as Bear Market Firms Grip

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices  Gasoline futures traded on the New York Mercantile Exchange are down nearly 30% from their June high to October 10,… Read more »

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GUEST POST: 3 Ways to Save Money with Your Home EV Charger

If you’ve stepped out of the Ice Age and taken the plunge into the world of eco-friendly transportation, chances are you’ve already started reaping some financial benefits. Considering that Americans… Read more »

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Rethinking Oil Demand Expectations

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices  The outlook for global oil demand suddenly got gloomy, with the futures markets for crude, gasoline and diesel selling off… Read more »

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Gasoline’s Whipsaw Trade in Oversold Market

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices The gasoline futures contract nearest to physical delivery traded in a more than 25cts gallon range in September with little… Read more »

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Road to Lower US Gasoline Prices to take Brief Detour

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices The US gasoline futures contract dropped to a fresh low for 2014 mid-September that coincided with the shift away from… Read more »

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It’s A Wrap: Schneider Electric Gives the Key to A Smart City At the 2013 ITS America Conference

In less than 40 years, 70 percent of the world’s populations will live and breathe in our cities, pushing our world’s cities to their breaking point due to the rapid… Read more »

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US Auto Sales and Gasoline Demand

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices April marked another month of gangbuster light-vehicle auto sales in the United States, with dealers moving out an annualized seasonally… Read more »

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Lost Revenue if You Don’t Use Your Tolling System as a Financial Tool

In the past the primary goal of a tolling system has been to collect revenue by identifying a vehicle, matching it to an existing account, and collecting tolls via account… Read more »

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OEM Helps Automotive Parts Companies Improve Efficiency and Costs

People love their automobiles, so it’s no surprise that the global automotive industry is booming again following the recent downturn. That’s good news for auto parts manufacturers that are seeing… Read more »

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Rethinking Oil Demand Expectations

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices  The outlook for global oil demand suddenly got gloomy, with the futures markets for crude, gasoline and diesel selling off… Read more »

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Learn How Schneider Can Help You at Xperience Efficiency 2013 Dallas

Early this month we completed the first leg of our Xperience Efficiency 2013 tour, a new event that showcases the breadth and depth of Schneider Electric’s offerings for driving energy… Read more »

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Oil Prices and US Gasoline Demand Growth

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures have again nosed above $50 bbl early in the second quarter, trading at a… Read more »

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Seasonal Factors Poised to Arrest US Gasoline Price Slide

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices Gasoline prices in the primary wholesale spot market in the United States rallied on the final trading day of January… Read more »

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US Wholesale Gasoline Prices Decline in June despite Demand Surge

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices Preliminary data indicates gasoline demand in the United States reached a record weekly high in June, and travel demand over… Read more »

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Efficiency Gains in US Auto Sales continues Trend

Fuel economy is more than a catchphrase. It means a reduction in resources consumed while consumers benefit from lower expenses when fueling up their vehicles, not to mention reduced air… Read more »

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Oil Prices and US Gasoline Demand Growth

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures have again nosed above $50 bbl early in the second quarter, trading at a… Read more »

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Gasoline’s Whipsaw Trade in Oversold Market

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices The gasoline futures contract nearest to physical delivery traded in a more than 25cts gallon range in September with little… Read more »

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Gasoline’s Seasonal Change and Market Volatility

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices Summers always seem to race by, but the fast-paced action in the commodity and equity markets in ending August was… Read more »

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Business Process Management for Transportation Operations: Part 2

This is Part 2 of a two-part blog on the application of business process management (BPM) for transportation operations for the Smart City.  In Part 1, we identified the transportation… Read more »

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US Gasoline Marketers Eye Bountiful Demand over Thanksgiving Holiday

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices Gasoline demand in the United States is expected to be robust over the Thanksgiving Day holiday, with travel projected to… Read more »

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Strong Run Rate Coincides with Higher Gasoline Demand

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices A 10-year seasonal analysis of crude net inputs at US refineries using federal data finds the year-ended in late March… Read more »

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Speculators Unload Long Positions in Gasoline Contract

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices Speculators holding positions in the US gasoline contract unwound 30% of their bets that gasoline prices in the United States… Read more »

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LNG Exports and All That Gubbins (Part 1)

This post is more of an appetizer compared to a more hearty meal which is to follow. The main course served later delves into a study on LNG exports and… Read more »

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Rethinking Oil Demand Expectations

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices  The outlook for global oil demand suddenly got gloomy, with the futures markets for crude, gasoline and diesel selling off… Read more »

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Maybe your city needs information management instead of another highway?

For years, cities have attempted to alleviate traffic congestion by constructing more roads, tunnels and bridges.  Often, these very expensive capacity improvements created more problems than they solved – disjointed… Read more »

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