Christopher Goodfellow - 11 May 2012
Love's Travel Stops and Pilot Flying J truck stop chains have implemented a US $0.10 per gallon increase in the price of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump. Between them the two chains account for 82% of the total bulk DEF pump network in North America.
Love's increased the price of DEF at the pump by $0.10 per gallon, effective May 7, 2012. Love's continues to operate a two-tier pricing strategy: stores previously stocking DEF at the pump for $2.59 per gallon have increased the price to $2.69, and those who sold it at $2.79 have increased the price to $2.89. At the end of April, 2012, Love's operated 127 locations with bulk DEF at the pump, accounting for 27% of the entire North American network.
Pilot has also increased the price of DEF at the pump by $0.10 per gallon. Pilot has 258 locations offering bulk DEF at the pump, accounting for 55% of the network.
This follows Kost USA's announcement of a $0.21 per gallon increase in the price of DEF, one of a number of price increases by national DEF distributors.
In recent months the price of urea, the raw material for DEF, has increased.
Lucy Terry - 18 December 2013
Canada now has 40 locations offering Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the fuel island. The most recent addition, a Pilot Flying J store in Nisku, Alberta, was added to discoverDEF this week. In recent months Canada's DEF pump network has expanded at a fast rate - 15 locations have come online since June 2013, an increase of...
Niels Tholen - 18 November 2013
In the last three months, independent truckstops and small truckstop brands have developed their DEF pump infrastructure at an impressive rate. 16% of all equipped DEF pump sites in North America are operated by independent truckstops or smaller brands, compared to 14% in July and 11% at the beginning of this year. discoverDEF recently...
Rosalie Winnik - 11 December 2017
9 new Pilot Flying J DEF locations have been added today to DiscoverDEF.com. Pilot Flying J is the largest operator of travel centers in North America, with almost ninety per cent of locations selling DEF at the pump. Find your closest location using the Retail DEF Search on DiscoverDEF.com
Rosalie Winnik - 04 October 2017
Berkshire Hathaway Inc., owned by billionaire Warren Buffett, has bought a stake in Pilot Travel Centers LLC, owner of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain. Berkshire Hathaway agreed to acquire 38.6 percent of Pilot Flying J, a closely held company based in Knoxville, Tennessee, according to a statement Tuesday. The Haslam family will continue for...
Jeanne Riot - 10 December 2014
Pilot Flying J has announced the opening of three new travel center locations in the U.S. before the end of 2014. The three locations, in Jasper, FL, Mount Pleasant, IA, and Junction, TX will open in December 2014 and will all be equipped with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensing facilities at the pump. Pilot Flying J is the leading truck...