DEF Tracker: Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pump prices remain level

Laura Cross - 17 June 2013

The price paid by fleets for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump remained level at $2.79 per gallon between May and June 2013, according DEF Tracker.

The U.S. national average pump price has now remained level for the seventh consecutive month, while the Canadian average has remained at CA$0.79 since the first truck stop added bulk DEF facilities in October 2011.

Christopher Goodfellow, Market Analyst at Integer Research, publisher of DEF Tracker, said: "Truck stop chains have invested in a massive nationwide pump infrastructure for DEF. Pilot Flying J and Love's Travel Stops, the two biggest retailers in terms of location numbers, expect to offer DEF at every location in the next six months."

DEF Tracker is published every month by Integer Research to offer price references in more than 15 regional hubs, such as Houston, TX, and Toronto, ON. Prices are published for Full Truck Load and Less than Full Truck Load bulk DEF deliveries, tote refills and 2.5 gallon jugs. Truck stop pump pricing is given for every U.S. state and Canadian province. The publication includes analysis from industry experts explaining the fundamentals behind price trends.

The publication is published at the end of the month and prices are based on trades made during the month.

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