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Best Practices For Winterizing Your Fleet

The next freeze is just around the corner, and with that comes many challenges. If you are a homeowner, you may find yourself wrapping pipes to keep them from freezing or adding a winterizing fertilizer to your lawn to protect it from freezing temperatures and to help ensure that your yard comes back lush and green in the Spring. 

Likewise, your fleet needs winterization. The harmful effects of freezing temperatures and harsher weather brought on during the winter months on your vehicle and equipment’s fuel systems can stop you dead in your tracks and halt productivity, so it is essential to optimize your fuel management and winterize your fleet with fuel additives.

 

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Are On-Site Fueling Service Worth It?

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Fuel costs are an unfortunate necessity of doing business for most businesses today. Fleet managers are well aware that fuel expenses can account for some of the biggest expenses in the budget. The pressure is always on to reduce expenses and find fuel costs savings that will add profit to the company’s bottom line. That’s where on-site fueling service comes into play!

The financial cost of fuel, the time it takes to fill tanks, and resources used to fill up company vehicles and equipment are often bettered leveraged through convenient, on-site fueling services.

Fleet Managers are tasked with answering a tough question. Is on-site fueling service worth it for my company? There are many variables to take into consideration. Deciding on whether to invest in on-site fueling can be dependent on company size, current company fueling needs, projected fueling needs, current company equipment and infrastructure just to name a few.

On-site fueling and service is an investment. Cost of equipment, tank installation, along with continued ongoing maintenance and monitoring needs to be accounted for when deciding if and when to invest. The return on the investment will be actualized with a reduction in fuel costs. The savings can be significant if done correctly.

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2 Online Fleet Fuel Account Management Systems That Help Your Business Get The Most For Your Money

2 Online Fleet Fuel Account Management Systems That Help Your Business Get The Most For Your Money

Online account management of your company’s fuel purchases allows you to optimize fuel usage, increase accountability and maximize cost savings for your business. Online account management puts you in the driver’s seat with the ability to track fuel purchases at your finger tips.

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The Quickest Way to Maintain Your Company’s Fuel Tank

The Quickest Way to Maintain Your Company’s Fuel Tank

We all know fuel and lubricants don’t just magically appear to your business or job-site when it’s time to refill - but we can come pretty close. Fuel delivery is becoming more and more popular, and for good reason too. No matter the size of your commercial tanks, fuel delivery can ensure that you never run out. But the benefits don’t stop there - fuel delivery is made to take all of the worries off of your plate, allowing you to focus on your core business. Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? Let’s dive a little deeper.

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We Can Offer You Custom Solutions For Your Fleet Fueling Needs

We Can Offer You Custom Solutions For Your Fleet Fueling Needs

Bear Oil delivers all equipment and tanks necessary to be more efficient with an on-site fueling tank and more accurate with a 24-hour tank monitoring system.

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Buy The Correct Lubricants For Your Exact Application Need

Buy The Correct Lubricants For Your Exact Application Need

Bear Oil Company inventories a variety of bulk and packaged lubricants to meet a diversity of industry application needs. So whether you need gasoline, diesel oils, transmission fluids, hydraulic fluids, antifreeze, turbine oils, aviation lubricants, fire-resistant oils, industrial lubricants, compressor lubricants, dry film lubricants, metal working fluids or corrosion preventives, Bear Oil is your single source supplier.

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Monitor Your Tanks & Increase Efficiency

Monitor Your Tanks & Increase Efficiency

With considerable advancements seen in technology, businesses utilizing, fuel and lubricant tanks are moving towards better data to maximize efficiency and gain a competitive edge. Tank monitoring can improve full truckload deliveries, reduce costs with price-driven deliveries and with customer monitoring to deter theft or fraudulent use of contents.

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The Benefits Of Fleet Fueling

The Benefits Of Fleet Fueling

Fleet managers looking for ways to control expenses should look to fleet fueling as the ideal solution to control and track fuel consumption, improve employee expense management and make the entire process more efficient.

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MSDS And Safety First

MSDS And Safety First

Safety first start with accurate information. State and Federal law require that employers obtain Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for the fuels, lubricants and other chemicals to provide employees with information on potential hazards, general properties information and recommended procedures for handling and storage. 

MSDS also provide instructional information to health care personnel in the event of an accident or mishandling. 

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DEF Helps Diesel Engines Meet New EPA Regulations

DEF Helps Diesel Engines Meet New EPA Regulations

In January 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced new emissions standards requiring medium- and heavy-duty vehicles to significantly reduce engine emissions.

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) is a non-hazardous chemical solution containing urea and deionized water, and is used to break down dangerous NOx emissions into nitrogen and water.

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A Winning Attitude Wins Awards

lubricant and diesel distribution supplier of the year awardIt’s simple. If we win the support and confidence of our customers, then it follows that we will win national industry awards. Bear Oil Company has won the prestigious “Distribution Supplier of The Year” award from Kalmar RT Center (KRTC), an international manufacturer of leading edge specialized material handling and rough terrain container handling equipment.

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