The Driver Shortage: What is It and What Does It Mean for Your Propane Business?

Trying to hire more bobtail drivers but can’t find anyone to fill the job? Are you aware that there is a driver shortage across all industries? Even though there are more registered drivers than ever before, the demand for drivers is so high that there are not enough people to fill all the positions.  Why are […]

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3 Ways Propane Tank Monitoring on your Bulk Tanks Earns You More Money

Image: Courtesy of GasTec. They have a great video of their Bulk Propane Plant here. We often think about tank monitoring on our commercial and variable usage customers (especially these 6 customers!) but we’ve seen in recent years the significant impact it can have when used for Bulk Tanks. This post is focused on these […]

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Tank Utility Announces the Winners of the 2019 Operational Excellence Awards

Tank Utility, the leader in propane and heating oil tank monitoring solutions, is excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Operational Excellence awards. The awards recognize leading propane marketers who are using tank monitoring to drive business results and be as efficient as possible on their toughest accounts. This Year’s Winners We are excited […]

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10 Ideas for Propane Marketers To Use To Acquire New Customers and Wrangle Will Call

This past week, our Senior Director of Marketing Chris Brablc presented on 15+ Marketing Ideas to Wrangle Will Call and Acquire New Customers at the Minnesota PGA Summer Meeting. The blog post below is a post based on this presentation. Recently, I presented some simple and more advanced ideas for propane marketers to acquire new […]

How Propane Marketers Are Combatting the Rising Cost of Steel with Tank Monitors

Have You Been Hit by the Steel Tariff? The steel and aluminum tariff that went into effect June of last year continues to impact the delivered fuel industry, and how propane marketers manage their fleet of tanks. The 25% price hike on imported steel affects the way propane marketers buy tanks, the quality of the […]

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Tank’s new Customer Success team drives ROI for customers in three key steps

With lots of companies offering tank monitoring solutions, it’s hard to know which to choose. Do you select based on lowest cost, best connectivity for remote locations, or customer service? At Tank Utility, we’re raising the bar. We created a Customer Success team to partner with our clients one-on-one, empowering them to  hit their goals […]

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3 Reasons Why Tank Monitoring Fails (and Ways to Avoid Them!)

As a propane marketer, the strategy of using propane tank monitoring for your business is just as important as the tank monitors you choose to buy. This post will share the 3 most common mistakes propane marketers make with tank monitoring and recommendations to ensure your tank monitoring investment actually delivers business savings. #1 You […]

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5 Key Team Members To Secure Tank Monitoring Buy-In From

You’ve finally pulled the trigger. After months, maybe even years, of thinking — numerous product demos, number crunching, and negotiating, you’ve selected your tank monitor partner. The right one of course (check out tips from JP Carroll and Schagrin!) Now what? This is a crucial moment. Most tank monitoring projects fail not due to the […]

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What Happens if I Run Out of Propane?

What Happens if I Run Out of Propane? Propane is a natural gas that is known by consumers for its waste reduction and affordability when compared to electricity or other fuels. When used properly it is a safe natural substance. However, like all types of energy, it has the potential to be hazardous when improperly […]

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Which 4G Network Provider is Best for Your Tank Monitors?

When evaluating tank monitoring solutions, it’s important to understand how they connect and transmit accurate, real-time data to your software portal. Because we all know that without consistent and reliable connectivity, the data measured by the device is useless. What does all this mean? The network that connects the devices is integral! We recently wrote […]