Transportation Fuel Purchasing

Get all of the information, tools, tips and techniques you need to build an effective and manageable fuel program. Designed for the unique and significant fueling needs of Class 8 LTL, TL and transit fleets.

At A Glance

Industry Segment Oil, Transportation
Course Level Introductory to Intermediate
CPE Credits 12
DTN Credits 6
Competency Path Certified Energy Professional

What You Will Learn

Topics covered include:

  • Petroleum infrastructure and supply logistics.
  • Supplier motivations and perspectives.
  • Building a five-prong supply portfolio.
  • Determining realistic price forecasts and budgets.
  • Evaluating retail discount and cost-plus offers.
  • Bulk strategies that enhance buying power.
  • Purchase timing strategies to enhance cost-plus effectiveness.
  • When, where, and how to use the futures market.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who is involved in the fuel procurement process at Class 8 and transit fleets will benefit from this course. Even fuel suppliers benefit from better learning from the needs of the buyer. Past attendees have included: Fuel buyers/managers, fleet managers, truck stop managers, CEOs and CFOs, finance and treasury personnel.