Oil Tips

Benefits of Synthetic Oil

15 Jul 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Oil Tips

Conventional oil is distilled and refined from crude oil, a naturally-occurring liquid fossil fuel. Synthetic oil, on the other hand, is created artificially, molecule-by-molecule, from chemical compounds with the goal of mimicking the best properties of natural oil and tailoring to the specific demands of…

3 Ways to Optimize Oil Analysis

13 Jun 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General, Oil Tips

When it rains it pours, right? Does it ever feel like when one machine goes down. so does another? Or when one problem happens, it begins a domino effect? Problems tend to compound, and when one begins, you need answers fast to mitigate the uses….

Make Your Shop Stand Out

27 Feb 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Oil Tips

These days, consumers have several options for where to get their vehicles oil changed, tires rotated, or simple car maintenance completed.  Whether you’re a mom & pop shop or a well-known chain, you need to stand out from the crowd. Here are some ways to…

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…