Airlines are Not the Only Companies Taking Advantage of Lower Fuel Prices

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    Numerous complaints have been posted at what seems to be countless weblogs and Internet bulletin boards decrying how airfares have not been reduced and fuel surcharges hidden or not eliminated despite the recent significant drop in crude oil prices — but airlines are not the only companies benefiting from what appears to be a form of arbitrage with fuel prices. I personally have yet to find a company which has lowered prices — other than gasoline stations, of course — which have lowered the prices of their merchandise or services. I have noticed that some shipping companies and garbage hauling services have removed fuel surcharges from their billing statements; but that seems to be few and far between. One example is... The post Airlines are Not the Only Companies Taking Advantage of Lower Fuel Prices appeared first on The Gate.

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