Fueled for Success: The New Era of the Propane Delivery Business
The propane delivery business focuses on one type of fuel, but risks depriving its workers of another source of energy: Real-time communication between or among drivers, complemented by a dispatcher who can foresee otherwise unexpected challenges and adjust to changing circumstances. For the question this industry must ask itself is as simple, in its phrasing, as it is significant, by posing the query alone, How can we “fuel” drivers with affordable
Mobile technology delivers three S’s for the propane industry
If you seek to understand the present – and the future – of mobile technology, look to the three S’s of the propane delivery business: safety, speed and savings.Envision an environment where safety is the result of real-time communications
Lean and precise : Build a business model that embraces new technology, boosts efficiency
A lean business is not a mean one,as if one causes the other. In the language of sports and the locker room, a professional athlete must be lean. He must possess the strength of absolute conditioning, the extreme muscular structure of intense training and a mean attitude that is as resolute as it is merciless.
Technology transforms propane delivery companies into lean and nimble operations
Leanness is not just a goal for athletes and personal trainers; it is a metaphor for the propane delivery business of today, strengthened by technology and streamlined by increased efficiency. This makes it – that family-run company founded several generations ago – a model of operational achievement
Go to battle in business with a smartphone, not that ruggedized accessory
Technology is a necessity for the propane and fuel oil delivery business. It is indispensable for the energy industry, period; as if drivers, dispatchers, owners and customers do not already use technology – the kind that fits in your pocket or rests on the palm…
Mobile applications for the propane industry: Separating friend from foe
This paradox is the result of a divide between the many ways this industry can use mobile devices to its collective advantage and the multitude of instances where poorly conceived applications for these devices can undermine the success…
8 ways propane delivery businesses can ensure success and boost savings
No matter how successful your propane retail operation may be, there’s always room for improvement. Digital Dispatcher, maker of a mobile field management system for the propane industry, offers eight tips to help ensure success and increase savings.