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President Trump recently brought forth a new proposal that may have a substantial effect on businesses, especially those offering retail fuel services. This proposal could take a toll on convenience stores (c-stores), which are small retail establishments that provide fuel and are stocked with everyday essentials and groceries.   Here’s how c-store owners are impacted by the president’s recent proposal. …

6 Ways Data is Increasing Fleet Efficiency

25 Oct 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Increasing fleet efficiency goes a long way to reducing costs and improving driver safety on the road. Driver’s routes, idle times, use of retail fuel services, and other issues all contribute to overall efficiency.  Data can seem intimidating for many fleet managers, resulting them in ignoring valuable insights. Taking the time to…

3 Tips for Reducing Your Fleet’s Security Risks

16 Oct 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Fleet managers know that their line of business can be fraught with security risks. Real-time data information can help, but only if you have the time and resources to sift through it all. Management tools can help you dig through your big data, leading to deeper insights and better strategies.   You trust your drivers to…

5 Surprising Ways Big Data Could Affect Fleet Management

25 Sep 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

With technology improving more and more every year, fleet efficiency is higher than ever. Data analysis is often overlooked and not made a priority, but the value big data can bring to your company should not be ignored.   Every aspect of fleet management from route optimization, to fuel services, to the reduction of waste is improved through large…

3 Benefits of Managed Fuel Services

18 Sep 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

When managing a fleet, fuel is a necessary but costly expense that cuts into your bottom line. Keeping track of your employee’s receipts and driving habits is nearly impossible without an organized management system.  That is where managed retail fuel services can play a pivotal role in optimizing your company’s spending. Implementing a fuel management system gives you increased control over…

How Big Data is Decreasing Fleet Losses

04 Sep 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information

As technology improves each year, it is a no brainer that fleet efficiency is higher than ever. This information provides insights about the underlying issues and trends that are affecting retail fuel services operations. Unfortunately, it usually moves at a speed that is difficult to analyze in a…

Pet Friendly Truck Stop Guide

21 Aug 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

Life on the road can be long and often boring. Having a furry friend travel with you can make it better. However, it’s not without some challenges. For one, you’ll need to make sure when you need fuel services, you choose a pet friendly truck stop.   More than 40% of truck…

The amount of influence IT can have on a retail store is often underestimated. The IHL Group and NCR corporation, global leaders in omni-channel solutions, recently published a study that shows the immense benefits of investing in technology for your business.   The sales of your retail fuel…

5 Ways to Reduce Fleet and Fuel Costs

26 Jun 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

Fleet managers know all too well the pressures that come with maintaining cost-effective fuel services. There’s no way to control or predict the cost of fuel, but fueling remains one of the largest operational costs for fleets. Use the following five strategic ways to reduce…