Oil Tips

5 Surprising Ways Big Data Could Affect Fleet Management

25 Sep 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

With technology improving more and more every year, fleet efficiency is higher than ever. Data analysis is often overlooked and not made a priority, but the value big data can bring to your company should not be ignored.   Every aspect of fleet management from route optimization, to fuel services, to the reduction of waste is improved through large…

3 Benefits of Managed Fuel Services

18 Sep 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

When managing a fleet, fuel is a necessary but costly expense that cuts into your bottom line. Keeping track of your employee’s receipts and driving habits is nearly impossible without an organized management system.  That is where managed retail fuel services can play a pivotal role in optimizing your company’s spending. Implementing a fuel management system gives you increased control over…

Generating a profit is a top priority for convenience stores that sell gasoline to consumers. Most gas stations only generate a few cents a gallon from sales at the pump to customers. The less money that is spent maintaining gas pumps, keeping fuel tanks full,…

How Temperature Stable is Your Lubricant?

22 Feb 2017, Posted by McPherson Oil in Oil Tips

If lubricants are a part of your business, maintaining the quality of these oil products is essential. The oil company that supplies your lubricants should offer a broad assortment of products for commercial, industrial, and consumer uses. This includes convenience stores that sell gasoline and…

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…

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…

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…

As concern about the environment continues to grow, many companies are looking for ways to cultivate an eco-friendly public image while ensuring that their actions are in fact conscious of environmental impact. For industries that rely on petroleum, partnering with an oil company that offers…