FULSDO: Forecasted Overnight Change in ULSD Rack Price

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What is it? The Forecasted Overnight Change in ULSD Rack price is the difference (in cents) between the current rack price for a gallon of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD), and the forecasted price tomorrow. Based on more than a year of history, this forecast predicts the up/down direction correctly more than 90% of the time. This is more useful … Read More

FULSD: ULSD Next Day Rack Price

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What is it? The Future ULSD data series is a projection on where the wholesale price of ultra low sulfur diesel–known also as the “rack” price–is likely to be posted in various markets around the U.S., based on trends in the market that the actual companies that post the rack price look to in making their decisions. Those prices are … Read More

DOE Diesel Price Per Gallon

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What is it? The weekly retail average diesel price as calculated by the Energy Information Administration of the Department of Energy. It is referred to as the DOE price. Who is interested? Everyone in the trucking sector because it is the basis for fuel surcharges. What does it tell me? It is a straightforward number in dollars per gallon. It … Read More

Diesel Truck Stop Actual Price per Gallon (DTS)

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What is it? DTS is the average price of diesel fuel purchased in a given market expressed in dollars per gallon. Who is interested? Fuel departments, CFOs, financial analysts, fleet managers, owner operators What does it tell me? The DTS is a more granular look at diesel fuel prices than the standard DOE measurement. The DTS cost tells you the … Read More

Gasoline retail price (GASPRC)

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What is it? The average retail price of gasoline in a designated area. It is broken down also into regional areas known as PADDS. Who is interested? The price of gasoline is always of national importance, even to truckers who consume gasoline, and can impact the strength of the economy and political choices. What does it tell me? The average … Read More

Retail to wholesale fuel spread (FUELS)

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What is it? A measure of the difference between rack prices, as can be found in the ULSDR data, and the retail price found in the DTA data. It can be found for all areas where both sets of data are available. Who is interested? This spread is particularly important to trucking company profitability. The ability of companies to capture … Read More

ULSD rack price (ULSDR)

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What is it? The average daily wholesale rack price for ultra low sulfur diesel, calculated daily in $/gallon. This data is also available on the regional level set by airport code. Who is interested? The entire trucking sector would have interest in the trends in this market, with individual markets of interest to those who would be buying fuel in … Read More

WTI crude spot price (WTI)

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What is it? The daily settlement of the WTI price on CME Who is interested? Anyone who has any interest in the price of oil. Crude is the starting point for determining the ultimate price of products, and the West Texas Intermediate price on CME is one of the most important benchmarks. What does it tell me? The daily settlement … Read More