Oil Tips

Break the Cycle

27 Nov 2018, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Oil Tips

Research shows that the power of proper lubrication management is severely underestimated. Companies are wondering why their equipment is failing, why there is significant waste and runoff, why their costs are high, etc. This cycle will drag on for as long as the problems at…

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…

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…