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Gain CNG for Ruan, and for Delco Foods

July 24, 2015 in CNG, Companies, Fleet Order, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

New Fueling Stations in Des Moines and in Indianapolis
For Natural Gas Trucks Operated by Ruan & Delco Foods

U.S. Oil has publicized the opening of two new public-access Gain Clean Fuel CNG stations, in Iowa and Indiana. The new Gain Clean Fuel CNG station in Des Moines will support compressed natural gas-fueled trucks operated by Ruan. The new CNG station in Indianapolis will support CNG trucks operated by Delco Foods. updated July 30
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Ryder in Maryland for Northeast Foods

October 30, 2014 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

CNG Trucks for ‘Operations that Exclusively Service McDonald’s’

Ryder System is publicizing its first natural gas lease deal in Maryland, disclosing a full-service lease agreement for 25 compressed natural gas tractors for Baltimore-based Northeast Foods. The baker and food distributor “will use the trucks to support its distribution and delivery operations that exclusively service McDonald’s,” Ryder reports.

Ryder will provide maintenance for the 25 CNG vehicles from its Baltimore service facility, which is being upgraded for compliance with natural gas standards.

Northeast Foods has 200 tractor trailers and more than 400 delivery trucks serving 15,000 direct delivery customers daily.

Northeast Foods has 200 tractor trailers and more than 400 delivery trucks serving 15,000 direct delivery customers daily.

“In the fresh food business, our top priority is to have a reliable fleet of well-maintained vehicles to ensure our customers get their deliveries when and where they need them,” Northeast transportation and logistics VP Chuck Paterakis says in the Ryder release.

Freightliners, and U.S. Oil Gain for Fuel

“With Ryder’s natural gas vehicles, we have the confidence that we can get the service and performance we need from our fleet today,” Paterakis said, “while operating more cost-efficiently and environmentally-friendly.”

Ryder is supplying Freightliner Cascadia tractors, Northeast fleet manager John Sfakianos told F&F last month (F&F, September 9). They will have ISX12 G engines from Cummins Westport and CNG fuel systems by Quantum.

U.S. Oil Gain has publicized a contract to provide a Gain Clean Fuel CNG station to support the Northeast trucks in Baltimore.


Nine States Now, and Quebec

Ryder says it now has more than 27 million miles of experience with natural gas trucks, and boasts 14 natural gas vehicle maintenance facilities, and 260 natural gas vehicle trained technicians. Ryder has provided CNG and LNG/liquefied natural gas vehicles to fleet customers in California, New York, Michigan, Texas, Arizona, Utah, Georgia and Louisiana, and recently publicized its largest NGV deal to date, for C.A.T. in Quebec (F&F, October 24).

Ryder operates LCNG fueling stations in Fontana and Orange, Calif., and an LNG station at its Fulton, Ga. maintenance facility.


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Source: Ryder with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

 

A Gain CNG Station for Silvi Concrete

August 3, 2014 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Fairless Hills, Pa. Facility to Support 32 Trucks

Busy U.S. Oil reports a pact with Silvi Concrete to build a Gain Clean Fuel station to supply compressed natural gas to the concrete ready-mix firm in Fairless Hills, Pa., adjacent to Silvi’s Morrisville concrete plant.
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Delco Foods Switching to CNG

August 3, 2014 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘All Future Purchases Will Be CNG,’ Says Operations VP

Indianapolis-based Delco Foods is planning to convert its entre fleet to compressed natural gas operation, using a mix of Freightliner Cascadia and Kenworth T680 day cabs, says operations VP Bill Dollard.
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U.S. Oil-Gain CNG for FST in Ohio

September 4, 2013 in CNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Columbus Station Will Be Growing Company’s Twelfth

U.S. Oil is building a “Gain Clean Fuel” compressed natural gas fueling station in partnership with FST Logistics in Columbus, Ohio. The station will support FST’s CNG truck fleet and will be available for use by other companies and individual drivers.
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