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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. …

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,…

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…

MOP celebrates its Employees with Week Long Event

14 Nov 2018, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com 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…

New Vs Recycled Oil Is There A Difference

14 Nov 2018, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

The recent few years have witnessed increasing concern about the environment. The rampant pollution and degradation of natural assets have led us to a point where we are not sure about our future anymore. Hence, the onus is on us to take a few steps…

How Does Recycled Oil Work?

06 Nov 2018, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

People often ignore the oil that is used in lawnmowers, cars, and as lubricants, which is simply drained down the pipes and lands in the ocean. Oil waste by small automobile repair shops, DIYers, and electric generating stations is often not disposed of correctly.  To…

The McPherson Companies, Inc. Acquires Salathe Oil in Harvey, Louisiana

15 Oct 2018, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

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…