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The role of management in retail propane

May 1, 2006 - By

Results are obtained by exploiting opportunities, not solvingproblems. Fixing problems only restores a broken situation back tonormalcy; it does not create new value. read more

Testing a proven idea

May 1, 2006 - By

Propane marketers may soon have a way to evaluate competing brandsof equipment beyond the promotional material distributed by productmanufacturers and vendors. read more

Discount pricing impacts safety

May 1, 2006 - By

Have you ever noticed that certain products maintain their margin,while similar products are discounted to death? read more

What’s in a number?

May 1, 2006 - By

Numbers mean a lot when you look to the Energy InformationAdministration for price information on domestic crude oil andimports. The propane industry often looks to EIA's Heating Oil andPropane Update during the winter months, as well as the This WeekIn Petroleum report for important data related to price and supply. read more

Timely reporting of errors is critical

May 1, 2006 - By

In this business, accidents happen. Accidents that happen as aresult of mistakes are almost always discovered at some later date,at which point the problem must then be confronted and resolved. read more

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A woman’s touch

May 1, 2006 - By

When Monica McCarthy Clark took over at Glades Gas of Okeechobee,Fla., in 1987, she knew she faced an uphill battle as a woman inthe propane industry. read more

A star is born

May 1, 2006 - By

Las Vegas. Gambling. Shows. Dining. Shopping. Golf. Nightlife.Business conferences. It's a lot to keep up with, and despiteeverything being in relatively close proximity, taxicabs aredesperately needed to transport millions of visitors from Point Ato Point B. read more

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Let’s Talk

May 1, 2006 - By

Like any North American company operating a fleet, the propaneindustry is experiencing the financial and customer service painassociated with high driver turnover. read more