McPherson Oil

How C-Stores Can Combat Fraud

19 Jul 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Retail fraud as grown exponentially in recent years.  In 2015, The Nilson Report stated that businesses lost nearly $22 million in credit and debit fraud. While, yes, a large number of that loss fell on e-commerce, brick and mortar retailers, including C-stores, still face fraud…

Benefits of Synthetic Oil

15 Jul 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Oil Tips

Conventional oil is distilled and refined from crude oil, a naturally-occurring liquid fossil fuel. Synthetic oil, on the other hand, is created artificially, molecule-by-molecule, from chemical compounds with the goal of mimicking the best properties of natural oil and tailoring to the specific demands of…

Preventing Oil Oxidation

01 Jul 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Oxidation occurs when the addition of O2 changes the chemical substance. Think about an apple – when you bite into an apple and leave it out, why does it turn brown? Oxidation. Oil isn’t immune to this process. Once a viable lubrication tool, the oil…

3 Ways to Optimize Oil Analysis

13 Jun 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General, Oil Tips

When it rains it pours, right? Does it ever feel like when one machine goes down. so does another? Or when one problem happens, it begins a domino effect? Problems tend to compound, and when one begins, you need answers fast to mitigate the uses….

Hydraulic System Maintenance

11 Jun 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Hydraulic systems power the moving parts of many kinds of industrial equipment. The lifeblood of your hydraulic system – the hydraulic fluid – requires four key areas of care to gain optimum service life. Also, to ensure proper function, periodic maintenance is important – and…

Quick Guide To The 3 Common Types of Automobile Grease

05 Jun 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

There are truly huge amounts of items out there that can support your vehicles but it takes heaps of research to know which one is the RIGHT one for your cars. Let’s look at a quick guide to the three most common glues that gives…

5 Reasons to Use Low Viscosity Fuel

17 May 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

A lot of people in the trucking industry, from owner-operators to fleet managers, are hearing about the advantages of low viscosity engine oil and are wondering if they should make the switch.  What can you gain for your fleet by using low viscosity oil? 1….

Advancing productivity with overall equipment effectiveness

16 May 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

By Rick Russo, Product Technical Advisor, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering* Measuring equipment performance and productivity is essential for any industrial business that wants to maintain a competitive edge. Though there are a variety of methods to gauge results, one prevailing industry measure of productivity is…

McPherson Oil gained national recognition by receiving ExxonMobil’s 2017-2018 Distributor Excellence recognition for Employee Engagement.  The Distributor Excellence award is part of the Circle of Excellence program which recognizes distributors’ outstanding performance in various areas.  Alecia LaFon, Director of Human Resources, was happy to accept…

What Is A Fleet Manager?

30 Apr 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Industry Information

Fleet management plays an important role in the logistics sector as it serves businesses such as courier, raw material delivery, and oil and gas distribution, etc. Maintaining a fleet requires logistics and operations skills as well as proficiency in fleet management software to increase efficiency…