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Growing concerns of crude oil prices soaring per barrel level, conventional fuel consumers are affected by the cost of fuel per gallon of gasoline. This has impacted the bottom-line of many organizations in the transportation sector, relying heavily on gasoline. Therefore, embracing an alternative fuel initiative is important to addressing the issues of price fluctuations of crude oil. A business strategy to address issues of price fluctuations (crude oil), Crown Equipment Corporation is taking initiative to finding alternative fuel serving a fleet of service vans, with consideration for diesel, battery-electric (lithium), compressed natural gas (CNG), and liquid petroleum gas (LPG). Data is obtained from a variety of sources including Crown Equipment Corporation, WEX, and Government and EPA sites.
Eaton, Phuong and Mensah, Anthony, "Alternative Fuel Sources for Crown's Fleet of Cargo Vans" (2017). Master of Science in Logistics & Supply Chain Management Capstone Executive Summaries and Projects. Book 20.