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It’s Working

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From mid-2001 through mid-2003, the $23 million spent for consumer education generated a $35 million net increase to the propane industry's bottom line income – a 17.5 percent return on investment in the residential market over a 10-year period, according to a Virginia research firm. read more

The NBA, leadership and your business

July 1, 2005 - By

At this writing, two teams in the National Basketball Association will have won their respective conferences and will square off in a couple of days to play a seven-game series to determine the world champion. read more

Safety education is a forever process

July 1, 2005 - By

I remember running home on the last day of grade school. Soon we would pack the old car and head up to the lake for the summer. read more

DOT releases new transportation regulations

July 1, 2005 - By

The Department of Transportation issued a series of new rules this spring governing the transportation of propane. read more

Need new customers? Look online

July 1, 2005 - By

No matter what the weather and how efficiently and effectively your propane business runs, nothing happens -- and no money is made -- without customers. read more

Credit and Collections Strategies: In a Word – Proactive

July 1, 2005 - By

A problem in the propane industry today is that a lot of companies are struggling financially because prices are increasing, leading to higher accounts receivable balances. read more

Learned it at Pinnacle

July 1, 2005 - By

Since Pinnacle is the National Propane Gas Association's premier educational conference, I would like to share some lessons I learned in four days of meetings and conferences in sunny Palm Springs last month. read more

Core Values … Now and in the future

July 1, 2005 - By

We have all heard it. Safety pays. Safety first. Safety is number one. For the propane industry, safety is more than a simple slogan; it is a core value. read more

Limiting liability

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Accidents happen, and in the propane industry far too many tragic mistakes wind up in a courtroom in search of compensation for property damage, personal injury or even death. read more