Welcome to the Fuel Matters Blog

A resource to help you buy and manage fuel better

Pam Corn

Pam Corn

As Director of Marketing for Guttman Energy, I provide expertise within advertising strategies, digital marketing, and public relations to communicate our key messaging to our stakeholders. I offer diversified leadership, drive innovation and cutting-edge business, branding, to generate interest in Guttman service offerings.

Demand for women truck drivers is continuing to grow

By: Pam Corn / Posted on: October 22, 2019

Since 2010 the number of female truck drivers has increased by 68 percent. While the vast majority of drivers are men, women are often-overlooked candidates who can also excel in these roles. Companies in the trucking industry have struggled to fill open positions, and the problem continues to grow because of high turnover, retirement and increased demand for goods. In 2018, the national trucker shortage was 60,800, by 2028 they are projecting 160,000 open positions within the trucking industry.

Read More

Are fewer trucks on the road causing rates to go up?

By: Pam Corn / Posted on: October 14, 2019

In September, demand for freight continued to remain strong. However a combination of tighter capacity and fuel price increases were causes for higher spot market rates. Refrigeration and flatbed freight dropped from August to September according to DAT Truckload Freight Volume Index. The index reflects changes in the actual number of spot market loads moved each month.

Read More

Worst U.S. Manufacturing Data in 10 Years Lowers Oil Prices

By: Pam Corn / Posted on: October 1, 2019

Oil prices edged lower on Tuesday after a key U.S. manufacturing report dimmed the outlook on the manufacturing industry and invoked lingering fears of a global recession.

Read More

Farmers Patience Grows Thin Over Broken Promises

By: Pam Corn / Posted on: September 10, 2019

U.S. farmers patience continues to grow thin as President Trump’s policies focus more on his trade wars with China and biofuel waivers for oil refineries.

Read More

Will Hurricane Dorian Impact Prices at the Pump?

By: Pam Corn / Posted on: September 5, 2019

Despite Hurricane Dorian's effects on the Atlantic coast, both locally and across the nation gas prices are expected to continue to fall as we switch to cheaper winter gasoline.

Read More

Guttman Energy Daily Market Update Disclaimer – The information contained in this market update is derived from sources believed to be reliable; however this update could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and Guttman Energy does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or reliability of this update. FURTHERMORE, THIS UPDATE IS PROVIDED "AS IS," WHERE IS, WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. GUTTMAN ENERGY ALSO SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES. YOU USE THIS UPDATE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. This update and any view or comment expressed herein are provided for informational purposes only and should not be interpreted in any way as recommendation or inducement to buy or sell products, commodity futures or options contracts.

Subscribe to our blog

Price Feed

Stay up-to-date on current fuel prices and market trends with our NYMEX price feed (15 minute delay to the live market).

© 2018 Market data provided and hosted by Barchart Market Data Solutions. Fundamental company data provided by Morningstar and Zacks Investment Research. Information is provided 'as-is' and solely for informational purposes, not for trading purposes or advice, and is delayed. To see all exchange delays and terms of use please see disclaimer.

Categories

RSS FEED

feed-icon-28x28.png
Contact Us