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Better Safety via Smartphones & Tablets?

In the propane industry productivity gains and improved customer service are frequently touted benefits of new mobile connected devices — but can increased safety be yet another important benefit? Many propane companies have been moving to optimize their operations, reduce costs, improve customer service, and maximize their driver and technician productivity via mobile applications. Some of these same

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Fueled by Mobility: Android or iOS for the Energy Industry?

The energy industry is many things, chief among them, a source of technological innovation and mobile communications. Indeed, far from the cinematic depiction of roughnecks and oil-smeared men in assorted hard hats, as well as truck drivers and workers with frayed shirt collars hauling propane across vast stretches of the Interstate,

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An App a Day: Keeps the Chaos Away

The energy industry is no stranger to technology. But, ironically, many technology professionals are strangers to the energy industry. Specifically, developers of applications for mobile devices – the authors of the purported tools that will improve operations, increase productivity and streamline logistics for a variety of companies – do not necessarily understand key aspects of the energy industry.

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Paperless and Efficient: The Future of the Energy Industry

The energy industry is in the midst of a digital renaissance, thanks to the union of mobile devices and real-time intelligence. The latter enables providers of propane, butane and home heating oil to streamline operations, save money and transform the way they do business.

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