Lucy Terry - 19 July 2012
Pilot Flying J has opened the first DEF pump at a fuel island in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The Saskatoon-based location is only the sixth in Canada to supply DEF at the pump. All six are operated by Pilot Flying J. The truckstop brand dominates the North American DEF retail market, with a total of 307 locations.
Pilot Flying J's Canadian truckstops have always charged CAD$0.799/L (equivalent to $2.99/G) for DEF, and the Saskatchewan location is no exception. As reported by DEF Tracker, this is more expensive than the U.S. average, which peaked in June 2012, at $2.81 per gallon.
The newly equipped location has five bulk DEF lanes and is located at 3850 Idylwyld Drive North, Saskatoon, near Highway 12. Previously, truck drivers would have faced a long drive to find DEF at the pump, with the nearest location 385 miles away in Montana.
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...
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 - 8 June 2017
FS Partners has been strengthening its presence by distributing DEF through the UPI Energy network of cardlocks across Ontario. FS Partners and UPI Energy are subsidiaries of Growmark Inc, one of the largest agricultural co-operatives covering Ontario and the mid-western US.
Niels Tholen - 17 December 2014
TECALEMIT has announced it will launch its new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) weights and measures platform for card-lock applications in Q1 2015. The new unit will be able to handle existing components such as hoses and nozzles and is both US Weights & Measures and Measurement Canada approved. The increasing need for DEF has resulted in...