The Impact of Asia’s Rising Consumer Class on Fuel Pricing

As motor vehicle adoption continues to rise in Asia, fuel pricing tools are becoming critical to…


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The Fuel Supplier’s Guide to Surviving Low Sales and Tight Margins

Operational efficiency can help fuel suppliers weather volatile markets and lean margins. You’d be…


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Trend Watch: Capitalizing on Consolidation

Only two decades ago nearly 11,000 companies in the U.S. identified as petroleum wholesalers.…


Three Pitfalls to Avoid When Migrating to the Cloud

It was a normal morning whose sunny charm and crisp stillness seemed to belie the National Weather…


Trend Watch: How C-Stores in Emerging Economies Can Prep for Increasing Fuel Demand

In the coming decades, we’ll see a significant uptick in energy consumption—28 percent by 2040, to…


Building a Great Customer Service Culture

If you have a cell phone, cable TV provider or vehicle, chances are you know exactly how it feels…


PDI Gives Back: A Volunteer’s Perspective

Today is the International Day of Charity—a day established by the United Nations to spotlight…


PDI Chats: A Conversation with SIGMA CEO Ryan McNutt

When most people hear the word Sigma, it usually conjures images of a Greek letter, constellation,…


​Fuel Taxes: Status – It’s Complicated

Benjamin Franklin said only two things in life are certain: death and taxes. Since PDI is not in…


Three Ways to Maximize Fuel Carrier Margins with Tech

The financial ebb and flow of the trucking business is a well-documented phenomenon. In fact,…


Making Data-Driven Decisions: No Runouts, No Retains

Nearly two decades into the 21st century, and the world’s ever-evolving business landscape shows…


Redefining Community in the Digital Age

There was a time—back when fax machines and rich mahogany were regular office staples—that product…