McPherson Oil

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…

Trends in Fleet Management: 2019 and Beyond

27 Dec 2018, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com 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,…

Automation and other advances in technology have reshaped nearly every corner of the American industrial landscape. From manufacturing to banking, operations are becoming digitalized, computerized, and automated. Is this also the case for the commercial fuel services and the fleet industry? The short answer: yes….

Diesel, Lubricants and Winter

12 Dec 2018, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com 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 cnewman@mcphersonoil.com 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…