Month: August 2018

Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – August 28, 2018

        National Average Price Per Gallon: $3.23 Changes to maritime fuel standards are expected to boost the diesel oil market. On January 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organization will enforce new emissions standards for the world’s ships. The move is expected to create an oversupply of high-sulfur fuels as maritime shippers switch …

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Diesel, Lumber, And Staffing News – August 21, 2018

        National Average Price Per Gallon: $3.21 Analysts expect “more volatility” in the oil market. According to Eelco Hoekstra, CEO of Vopak, traders should expect to see “wild swings” in oil prices as a result of U.S. sanctions against Iran. Meanwhile, the International Maritime Organization is set to start enforcing new standards to …

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E-Commerce Adds To Traffic Woes

E-commerce companies are changing the landscape of retail. In the past, consumers had to make weekly trips to brick-and-mortar stores to purchase essentials. Now we can buy everything from groceries to medicine to pet food online and have them delivered to our doorsteps. But online retailers are no longer satisfied only with helping consumers bypass …

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