DEF Tracker: U.S. bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices rise for the third consecutive month

Rebecca Hayward - 31 March 2014

The March edition of DEF Tracker reported an increase in the average price of all bulk supply modes in the U.S. for the third month in a row, while the Canadian national average also increased for full-truck load (FTL) deliveries but decreased marginally for multi-drop (LTL) deliveries.

The U.S. national average tote refill price increased by $0.05/G between February and March, with the highest prices recorded in the West Coast (Salt Lake City, UT, Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA). Cincinnati, OH and St. Louis, MO posted the lowest average tote refill prices. In Canada, tote refill prices also increased, with Calgary, AB posting the highest average price for this delivery mode at CA$0.65/L.

The U.S national average DEF truck stop price remained unchanged at $2.80/G for the second consecutive month, while the Canadian average remained at CA$0.80/L.

DEF Tracker covers 21 regional hubs in the U.S. (Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Memphis, TN; Nashville, TN; New York, NY; Oklahoma City, OK; Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; St. Louis, MO and Tampa, FL) and three hubs in Canada (Calgary, AB; Montreal, QC; and Toronto, ON).

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