Oil Tips

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…

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…

3 Common Truck Problems During the Summer

11 May 2018, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Now that summer is rapidly approaching, it’s the perfect time to assess your fleet to prevent any maintenance issues. From researching the best commercial fuel services to checking your hoses, you can never be too prepared when the warm weather hits. Here are the most…

The History of Diesel Exhaust Fluid

25 Apr 2018, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Since the Clean Air Act was put in to place in the 1970s, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been making strides toward lowering emissions. Trucks using commercial fuel services have recently been under tighter regulations when it comes to this environmental threat. In response,…

5 Ways to Improve Your Fleet’s Bottom Line

21 Feb 2018, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Fleet managers are always tasked with finding ways to maintain cost-effective commercial fuel services.  From enforcing new policies or telematics, there are several ways to control your fleet’s highest cost.   Here’s how to increase revenue while saving money at the same time.   Track Your Drivers’ Behavior   Did you know your drivers’ behavior can impact fuel efficiency by 33%? Everyone makes mistakes, but when mishaps become…

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…

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…

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…

3 Tips for Reducing Your Fleet’s Security Risks

16 Oct 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

Fleet managers know that their line of business can be fraught with security risks. Real-time data information can help, but only if you have the time and resources to sift through it all. Management tools can help you dig through your big data, leading to deeper insights and better strategies.   You trust your drivers to…