Inland Fuel Notification

Dear TOTE Maritime Alaska Customers:

As today, the West Coast diesel fuel price as published by the U.S. Dept. of Energy was $2.664 per gallon (please refer to the chart below, or to http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/oog/info/wohdp/diesel.asp ).  This price level corresponds with an inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge of 18.5% as published in tariff STB TOTE 101-A and TOCT 401-A.

U.S. On-Highway Diesel Fuel Prices*  (dollars per gallon)
Change from
08/22/16 08/29/16 09/05/16 week ago year ago
U.S. 2.370 2.409 2.407  -0.002  -0.127
East Coast (PADD1) 2.367 2.410 2.408  -0.002  -0.186
  New England (PADD1A) 2.391 2.423 2.420  -0.003  -0.243
  Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 2.457 2.496 2.499  0.003  -0.217
  Lower Atlantic (PADD1C) 2.294 2.341 2.335  -0.006  -0.154
Midwest (PADD2) 2.342 2.391 2.387  -0.004  -0.096
Gulf Coast (PADD3) 2.249 2.269 2.264  -0.005  -0.121
Rocky Mountain (PADD4) 2.435 2.476 2.493  0.017  -0.074
West Coast (PADD5) 2.623 2.658 2.664  0.006  -0.082
  West Coast less California 2.498 2.555 2.563  0.008  -0.027
  California 2.723 2.741 2.746  0.005  -0.126

Therefore, effective September 18, 2016 the inland/arbitrary fuel surcharge Item 346 shall be increased to 18.5%.  

Please note:  the ocean fuel surcharge will remain as published in TOTE Maritime Alaska tariffs under Item 345.

Please call me with any questions: (253) 449-8185.  Thank you.

Rich Menti

Sr. Pricing Analyst