Case Study Tony’s Fine Foods
Tony’s Fine Foods was founded in 1934. They distribute refrigerated foods to various customers throughout the western United States. They have become the largest privately owned distributor of Deli, Bakery, Food Service, Specialty, and Perishable products in Northern California. Tony’s is committed to providing quality products, exceptional customer service, and innovative logistical solutions to a wide variety of food industry establishments.
The fleet manager, Tom Walters, decide to use one of their largest trucks to test the EcoCat fuel saving product. The truck was chosen because of the consistency of the data available. This particular truck runs the same route, normally has the same load weight and uses the same driver. The test was conducted over a 30 day period. (All data is in exhibit A) The testing period was from May 8th, 2014 through June 5th, 2014. The fuel calculations showed a 6% increase in fuel savings. This savings translates to over $4,200.00 annual savings for this vehicle.
The difference is 6.79 MPG – 6.41 MPG, which is a .38 of a mile per gallon increase or 6%.on the average fuel consumption of 1,395 gallons per month or 16,740 gallons per year,annual cost of fuel at $4.00 per gallon (16,740 x $4.00 a gallon) equals $66,960.00 per yearthis particular truck.6% savings ($66,960.00 x 6%) is $4,017.00 per truck, per year. The Return On Investment isthan 2 months.five years savings per truck is over $19,000.00.