The national average for tote refill prices decreased by one cent in the U.S. to $1.87 per gallon and increased by one cent in Canada to CA$0.55 per liter during December compared with the previous month, according to DEF Tracker, an independent monthly Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) price reference for the North American market.
In December 2013, multi-drop (LTL) average prices have remained stable in both the United States and Canada at $1.80 per gallon and CA$0.52 per liter, respectively, compared with the previous month.
The national DEF truck stop average price remained stable at $2.79 per gallon in the U.S. This has been the average price since November 2012. In Canada, this price has also remained unchanged at CA$0.80 per liter since October 2011.
Atlanta, Nashville, Tenn. and St. Louis posted the lowest average prices for tote refills, while the highest average prices for totes and for the other delivery modes were found in MSAs in the central and southern region.
The DEF Tracker added price references for Denver to the December issue. The publication now covers 21 regional hubs in the United States (Atlanta; Baltimore; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Cincinnati; Dallas; Denver; Detroit; Houston; Los Angeles; Memphis, Tenn.; Nashville, Tenn.; New York; Oklahoma City; Phoenix; Portland, Ore.; Salt Lake City; San Francisco; Seattle; St. Louis, and Tampa, Fla.) and three hubs in Canada (Calgary, Alberta; Montreal, Quebec; and Toronto, Ontario).
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