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Noxdown AdBlue helps fleets cut emissions

Since 2015, Noxdown has been producing and supplying VDA-approved and ISO-accredited AdBlue, AUS40 and other bespoke urea solutions to a variety of industries. At the start of 2024, the Yorkshire-based manufacturer moved to a new production site in Pocklington near York, with the aim of modernising production facilities and expanding capacity. Noxdown sells its products… Read more…

Transport Operator
Portland Pricing Partners with FORS to enhance fuel price management for UK operators

Fuel pricing specialist, Portland Pricing, has joined forces with the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) in the UK to provide accurate and actionable fuel price information to fleet operators. The partnership aims to assist FORS operators in managing their fuel costs effectively and accessing discounted rates, addressing the impact of fluctuating diesel and HVO prices… Read more…

Freight Carbon Zero
Portland Pricing named FORS affinity partner

Portland Pricing is now giving discounted rates on fuel pricing for FORS operators after becoming the latest affinity partner on the scheme. he firm’s service, provided by Portland Analytics, is now the official provider of fuel price information to FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) members, delivering simple, actionable insights to enable effective fuel price management… Read more…

Van Fleet World
Locking in fuel costs with Portland

Fuel specialist Portland has highlighted the value of locking in a guaranteed diesel cost for budgetary certainty. The York-based supplier says it can provide a range of fixed price solutions to suit all fuel purchase methods. It offers physical delivery of commercial fuels at a long-term fixed price via road tanker, through fuel cards and… Read more…

Transport Operator
Portland launches new fuel pricing service

Fuel specialist Portland is introducing a new Canadian pricing service, Portland Pricing. The service provides companies with the opportunity to monitor and reduce fuel spend, using a dedicated online toolkit. Diesel fuel prices can have a serious impact on budgets, regardless of whether an organization purchases fuel itself or contracts this part of its operation… Read more…

Inside Logistics
Fuel For Thought

Fuel For Thought

Oliver Nightingale-Smith of Portland Analytics explores the relationship between the price of traditional fossil-based diesel and renewable diesel over the last year, highlighting the various market dynamics affecting the price of each grade. Prices of traditional and alternative fuels alike have been subject to considerable price volatility over the past 12 months, with shifting supply… Read more…

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Nationwide AdBlue supply from Noxdown

AdBlue distributor Noxdown imports and supplies both automotive and technical grade urea, as well as manufacturing aqueous urea solutions in the form of VDA-approved AdBlue, AUS40 and other bespoke blends. “Urea and urea-based solutions such as AdBlue are central to tackling the emissions generated in transport, industrial and marine applications,” said Noxdown. The company has… Read more…

Fixed price fuel from Portland

Portland Fuel has emphasised the importance for fleet operators of ensuring they are able to stabilise diesel costs, in the context of a year of extreme fuel price volatility. Since 2009, the company has been offering its customers the opportunity to lock in a long-term, guaranteed fixed diesel price for up to 12 months in… Read more…

Portland Pricing Fuel price outlook

Geopolitical instability across Europe caused the price of Brent crude, the primary crude oil benchmark for European markets, to skyrocket during the first half of 2022, as sanctions imposed against Russia following its invasion of Ukraine limit exports of oil and refined products, reducing the level of supply available to consumers across Europe. At the… Read more…

Fuel Price Outlook
Cost of filling a tank falls by £5 in July

The price of petrol fell in July, knocking nearly £5 off the cost of filling a tank, according to the RAC. Average petrol prices dropped by nearly 9p over the month to 182.69p per litre, while diesel fell by almost 7p to 192.38p per litre. But the motoring group warned the reductions still don’t fairly… Read more…

BBC
Fuel escalator for contract services ‘can be achieved quickly’

Introduction of a fuel escalator on contracted services to temper the impact of diesel costs is achievable easily and quickly, supplier Portland Analytics has said. Its bid to engage with coach and bus operators in the home-to-school segment follows a call from an operator of such services for the introduction of a payment mechanism to… Read more…

Creating Certainty in Uncertain Times

NAFA Webinar on Fuel Hedging provides some effective options amid volatile energy market conditions. Over the last 24 months, the world has found itself dealing with a level of unpredictability not seen for a very long time. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted virtually every sector of the global economy, resulting in government… Read more…

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