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Recruit and Retain Top Diesel Technician Talent

22 Mar 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

No matter the size of your operation, here are 5 tips to recruit and retain top diesel technician talent from George Arrants, Chair of the American Trucking Associations’ TMC SuperTech Competition and noted Automotive Education Consultant. Courtesy of ExxonMobil’s MobilDevac. McPherson Oil is a proud…

Boost Your C-Store Sales

12 Mar 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Unlike malls and big box stores, most people don’t come to a convenience store to browse.  They shop in a c-store because they need something cold to drink on the road or perhaps, in an emergency, some aspirin, bread or batteries.  Even though most customers…

Reduce Downtime in Your Manufacturing Business

12 Mar 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Downtime in any manufacturing industry can be a serious problem on the business.  While McPherson Oil specializes in studies to keep your plant up and working, there are other ways a manufacturer can experience downtime. Other than down equipment, one of the biggest causes of…

Is The Right Oil Getting Into Your Engines

28 Feb 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

A fleet operator that intends to run a tight ship must ensure each truck comprising the fleet is fully equipped to deal with all the nuances of covering long distances, high mileages, and rough terrains. Generally, truck engines are sturdier than passenger cars’. However, that…

Make Your Shop Stand Out

27 Feb 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Oil Tips

These days, consumers have several options for where to get their vehicles oil changed, tires rotated, or simple car maintenance completed.  Whether you’re a mom & pop shop or a well-known chain, you need to stand out from the crowd. Here are some ways to…

Tops Tips for Managing Fleet Maintenance

15 Feb 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Businesses that rely on transportation must undertake a range of operations to ensure optimum fleet management. The tasks involved in the care of corporate vehicles includes an exhaustive list of vehicle and driver related checks; from vehicle telematics, financing, and maintenance, to driver, speed, fuel,…

More than a distributor

06 Feb 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Oil Tips

Each manufacturer and plant is different, and therefore a one-size-fits-all approach to lubricants doesn’t work.  Each piece of equipment may require a different lubrication or even technique that plant managers need to know. An oil supplier needs to tailor to the company’s needs and business…

As Fleets Grow in Complexity, So Does the Technology

24 Jan 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

In recent years, fleet managers have seen soaring complexity in an already-demanding role.  Really, it’s a cascading effect: as the economy grows, consumers have increased purchasing power (and businesses have more reason to expand), leading to an increased demand for the timely shipment of goods. …

You Need to Keep Your Lubricants Clean

17 Jan 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Oil Tips

And Here’s How You Can Do It Just as important as it is to keep machinery in prime form, the same goes for lubricants. If not handled and stored properly, they can deteriorate or worse – become contaminated and render the lubricants no longer appropriate…

The Essential Roles of the Fleet Manager

09 Jan 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Commercial freight companies are responsible for the transportation of millions of pounds of goods each year.  With the economy on the rise, the ability to transport freight in an organized and efficient manner is a growing challenge.   How can companies ensure timely and effective deliveries…