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As 2018 quickly approaches, have you thought through how you’ll save your fleet money? Perhaps you want to strengthen your relationships with fuel services partners, or maybe you’re hoping to improve drivers’ behavior.   No matter what the new year brings you, reducing overall costs is at the forefront of every fleet manager’s mind. Here’s how you…

Fuel costs are a necessary evil for fleet managers especially because it’s one of the biggest expenses. However, the cost, time, and resources spent on filling up each vehicle can be better leveraged with the convenience of on-site fuel services.  This type of program, sometimes called mobile fueling, was designed specifically…

How Can Winter Affect DEF? | McPherson Oil

20 Dec 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in News

Winter’s bitter temperatures can cause various problems for your fleet, like your fuel freezing and fluids thickening. When these road bumps arise, they can cause your drivers to miss their routes or have mechanics working overtime.   Though your drivers can find diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) at their local fuel services station, it’s up to…

You Need to Know about DEF

06 Dec 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information

Diesel Exhaust Fluid, or DEF, is a critical liquid for a functioning, efficient, eco-friendly vehicle. It’s flushed through a Selective Catalytics Reduction (SCR) system, and it helps the environment by reducing the truck’s nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions.  Your drivers can easily stop at a fuel services station to purchase more DEF, but they shouldn’t wait until their truck is breaking down to make…

Benefits of Recycled Oil

29 Nov 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Most truckers know that they shouldn’t dump oil after a change, but they may not be aware of the eco-friendliest option: recycling.  At no fault of their own, people are uneducated about the importance of recycling oil. We all share the duty of taking care…

In the 1980s, a major development came to gas stations in North America—the pay-at-the-pump feature. Due to the fluctuating gas prices and continuing traffic congestion, there’s another change on the horizon in retail fuel services.   With Americans constantly being on the road for work or pleasure, you might assume gasoline usage is going to increase rapidly. Contrary to popular belief, the demand for fuel may actually be decreasing.   How…

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…