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You Need to Keep Your Lubricants Clean

17 Jan 2019, Posted by McPherson Oil 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 McPherson Oil 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…

Trends in Fleet Management: 2019 and Beyond

27 Dec 2018, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), over 70% of all freight tonnage moved throughout the U.S. is done by truck.  Importantly, the total amount of goods transported by truck has increased by an impressive 10% in the past year, indicative of a growing economy,…

Diesel, Lubricants and Winter

12 Dec 2018, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

Winter brings many challenges for maintaining your operations. Depending on the location of your business, shorter days can limit your work time, cold weather can impair worker mobility, and ice and snow can make transportation hazardous, not to mention the seasonal illnesses like the flu…

McPherson Begins Inaugural 12 Days of Giving

03 Dec 2018, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

To whom much is given, much is expected. That’s the quote McPherson Oil demonstrates as it begins its 12 Days of Giving.  The company started this new tradition so that people would have an easy way to give to those causes close to their hearts during…

This article was written by Adam McMurtrey, Industrial Field Engineer with ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Company. 75% of all industrial equipment failures are linked to oil contamination. Therefore, maintaining proper oil cleanliness with the right types of filters is critical to the success of any manufacturing operation….

MOP celebrates its Employees with Week Long Event

14 Nov 2018, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

The McPherson Companies Employees were treated to a week of prizes, fun, and food during McPherson Companies’ annual Employee Appreciation Week. Events ranged from breakfasts, lunches, and dinners in various locations to bingo, swag and gift cards. This year, our appreciation week grew in importance…

How Does Recycled Oil Work?

06 Nov 2018, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

Oil waste by small automobile repair shops,  electric generating stations and fleets is often not disposed of correctly.  A lot of times, used oil is simply drained down the pipes, ending up in the ocean.  To compound that problem, often fleet managers (and independent rig…

Birmingham, Ala – October 15, 2018 – The McPherson Companies, Inc. (McPherson) has acquired Salathe Oil Company (Salathe) in Harvey, Louisiana.  Salathe’s business includes commercial fuel, an unmanned fuel site and lubricant products in the New Orleans and surrounding markets.  , McPherson will use the…