Timing and retail costs cause overpayment, even when wholesale drops
The commodity won’t be as volatile as last winter, but short-term costs could be impacted by transportation
Managing your commodity spend in volatile weather
Managing energy risks and costs can be challenging, given those responsible for the commodities often oversee other products and services needed to fill orders and generate revenue
Manufacturers interested in pooled volume discounts can often end up paying more than they would through their own program.