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Study quantifies propane’s impact: Will it help the industry?

March 1, 2005 - By

At last, the U.S. government is seeing the (blue) light, as Washington is finally finding out what everyone in the propane industry has known for years: propane is an integral part of the U.S. economy. read more

Should you bribe or bully your team?

March 1, 2005 - By

Running a propane retail business is like driving a racecar: you can conceivably do it yourself, but the odds of winning improve if you've got a motivated team working in the pits. read more

‘Average’ Winter Weather Squeezes Margins, Cash Flow

March 1, 2005 - By

As January rolled into February, propane marketers nationwide were hoping for a prolonged cold spell to bolster what's being called an average heating season with fewer gallons pumped and lower margins earned. read more

Lower back injuries: Prevention and Treatment Strategies

March 1, 2005 - By

According to the Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau, lower back injuries remain the single most common type of work-related injury. read more

Armed and dangerous

March 1, 2005 - By

When the propane industry descends on Capitol Hill May 10-11 to plug its inaugural Propane Days, it will arrive armed with two new, potent pieces of ammunition. read more

Your business and the Internet

March 1, 2005 - By

The remarkable evolution of the electronic age is transforming how all of us communicate, make decisions and conduct business. read more

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Avoiding a weak safety backhand

March 1, 2005 - By

Anyone who plays tennis and has a weak backhand shot understands the lengths we will go to avoid improving a weakness. read more

GPS proven best for hazmat tracking

March 1, 2005 - By

Wireless global positioning systems have thus far shown the highest promise as a new technology to track hazardous material shipments. read more