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Building goodwill is valuable to propane retailers Posted on 22 Aug 2019 in the Blue Flame Blog & Current Issue & Events categories.

Strong relationships between customers and manufacturers is one of the most valuable assets to a propane retail operation. Read more»

Calling propane businesses to prepare for the road ahead Posted on 15 May 2019 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

ICF's Mike Sloan and propane industry veteran Randy Doyle explain why it's time for propane retailers to prioritize and plan for the industry’s future. Read more»

Addressing the propane industry’s gallon sales decline Posted on 01 Mar 2019 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Randy Doyle looks into how the propane indsutry can reverse its recent downward sales trend. Read more»

Propane marketers’ great hypocrisy toward autogas Posted on 07 Jan 2019 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Propane marketers see autogas’ potential, but are reluctant to use it in their own fleets. Read more»

Defining the state, future of the propane industry Posted on 25 Apr 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

Numbers define many things – from touchdown passes for a quarterback to gross domestic product of a country. In the propane industry, gallons sold have traditionally been the number that... Read more»

Is your company ready to grow? Posted on 07 Mar 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

Growing a propane business organically is not easy. Just ask a growth-minded propane marketer who is adding new customers or increasing gallons by selling new propane applications to customers. These... Read more»

Can the propane industry reach its full potential? Posted on 23 Dec 2015 in the Current Issue categories.

The table has been set to reverse the propane industry’s 15-year gallon slide. Consider the following: lower propane prices should create competitive advantages against electricity and other fuels for the... Read more»

The benefits of implementing a level-pay program Posted on 26 Oct 2015 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Performance-minded propane marketers continuously pursue solutions that improve customer service and productivity, in order to make their company and propane the preferred energy source. Few solutions offer more advantages than... Read more»

Achieving residential market success involves more than tangible activities Posted on 31 Aug 2015 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

One of the propane marketer’s top priorities is creating the emotional bond of loyalty with the residential customer. For most companies, the residential customer is one of their most valuable... Read more»

Why businesses fail, plus 6 pitfalls to avoid Posted on 01 Jun 2015 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Any business can be brutal, nonforgiving and ultimately fail to survive. Despite the general stability of our industry, propane businesses are no exception to the risk of failure. A failed... Read more»