Currently there is no rule, law or regulation mandating the pass-through of Fuel Surcharge. Knowing your Cost of Operation is still your key to success. This app is just a tool to assist you in knowing the “Freight Rate” you need to move your truck.
* Fuel Price Base Line – This is the fuel cost amount you used in figuring your cost of operation. The US Department of Defense Fuel Price Base Line is currently $2.50 per gallon.
** Average Diesel Fuel Price – Commonly used is the US Dept. of Energy’s posted average diesel price; updated every Monday. It can be found here. It is more cost effective to calculate on a weekly average vs. daily.
Check this out! OOIDA now has this calculator available to you for your Android or BlackBerry phone. To download the Fuel Surcharge Caclulator App for Android or BlackBerry, click here.