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Factors to Consider When Looking for Retail Fuel Service

11 Jan 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

It doesn’t matter if you operate a single convenience store or a chain of gas stations across a region. There are certain things owners and operators need to see when looking for a retail fuel service. For many convenience stores, fuel represents a significant percentage…

Checklist for Comparing Private Label Lubricants

21 Dec 2016, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

Private label lubricants allow companies to further their brand’s reach by putting their own name on a lubricant. It’s a great way to expand brand awareness, but there is a risk that comes with putting your name on someone else’s product. To be confident with…

Winter Oil Storage 101

14 Dec 2016, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Winter’s cold temperatures have an adverse effect on many things, including your motor oil. This is often because often, the storage areas where oil is kept are not climate controlled. By knowing how winter affects oil, businesses and oil company suppliers can work together to…

How to Fuel Your Trucks in Winter Weather 

06 Dec 2016, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

Trucks in your fleet can suffer in the cold weather from various problems. These problems cause your mechanics to work overtime and drivers to miss their routes. Here are a couple of fueling suggestions to consider as you use fuel services. They could mean the…

Is There a Lubricant Shelf Life?

29 Nov 2016, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Most lubricants typically last about a year in ideal conditions. After that, lubricant can deteriorate depending on storage conditions and actual testing is recommended to make sure that it is still good. Proper storage could extend life of private label lubricant from one year to…

The importance of Annual Fuel Testing 

23 Nov 2016, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

Many companies with storage tanks for fuel end up not using the full amount that they had planned to for the year. This leaves them wondering if the fuel is still good. Just how does the fuel change? There are a number of markers that…

Top 3 Q4 Practices for Oil Customers

22 Nov 2016, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information

The fourth quarter is a time when oil customers look to finish out the year strong. One way to do this is to take a look at the oil products services you are currently using and considering new best practices for the year ahead. Here…

The Perks of Vendor Managed Inventory

19 Oct 2016, Posted by McPherson Oil in General

There is a way to take the stress out of keeping your gasoline inventory at the right levels. It’s called vendor managed inventory or “VMI.” With VMI, your gasoline vendor manages your inventory so your retail station won’t run out of gas. This method uses…

Emissions Control with Proteck

12 Oct 2016, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Many diesel trucks run on the interstates of the US. There are 6 million light duty trucks and 2 million heavy-duty trucks in the US on the road today. About 500,000 are clean diesel trucks, manufactured after stricter emissions standards were implemented in 2007. Since…