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No place to hide

January 1, 2004 - By

The sophisticated technology that the Department of Homeland Security may mandate for hazardous materials haulers can also benefit a propane marketer's bottom line. read more

Making a splash

January 1, 2004 - By

For most of the nation's propane retailers, summer is a slow period, a time to regroup after one busy winter heating season and plan for the next. Some retailers -- particularly those in the South -- stay busy selling fuel for heating swimming pools. read more

Records reflect successful businesses

January 1, 2004 - By

Based on my experience of examining many businesses in this industry, I believe there is a direct correlation between the quality of a business and its record keeping. read more

Good news and hope

January 1, 2004 - By

Good news and reason for optimism to start the New Year: The American Petroleum Institute reports a healthy increase in propane sales in 2002 despite several daunting obstacles. read more

Health plan reimbursements expand

January 1, 2004 - By

The IRS recently ruled that group health plans – including flexible spending arrangements and health reimbursement arrangements – are permitted to reimburse participants for certain over-the-counter medicines such as antacids, pain relievers, allergy medications, and cold medicine. read more

Lead, follow or get out of the way

January 1, 2004 - By

This old axiom says it all when it comes to safety leadership. read more

A vital part of the puzzle

January 1, 2004 - By

Routing and mapping was the final piece of the puzzle in my quest for a productive forecasting and delivery system. read more

Energy bill falls short, but still alive

January 1, 2004 - By

For the second year in a row, big benefits to the propane industry didn’t quite make it through Congress. read more