by Mike Buck
U.S. Economy Picks Up Steam.” That was the headlines recently of the Wall Street Journal. Many other economic indicators are pointing towards positive trends. Transportation stocks as a whole continue to hedge higher whether the market closes up or down. Freight tonnages is at the 13-year high but in spite of all the positive trends seasoned economist are still at odds whether or not we will experience a second dip? What if we don’t? The unpleasant fact is that if the economy continues to grow, the demand for fuel will follow suit as will the escalation of fuel prices. Do you have a fuel conservation program in place? Small incentives for drivers will reap benefits in the bottom line if managed properly. Be proactive; put your program in place today.