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Tank Takes Action: Why We Are Focusing on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our Value Statement At Tank Utility, we value and pursue diverse experiences and cultures in our teammates, customers and partners. We foster an environment where we value our teammates and provide opportunities to succeed. We commit to challenging and being challenged, pushing ourselves and our industry beyond our comfort level and being held accountable for […]

3 Ways the Pandemic has Worsened the Driver Shortage, and 3 Ways Tank Monitoring can Help

For years, industries across the board have been struggling to recruit truck drivers amidst a growing driver shortage. Factors such as an aging driver population, fewer drivers in the pipeline, and an under-representation of women and minorities in the field have made it increasingly difficult to hire and retain reliable drivers. This is especially true […]

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3 Reasons Tank Monitors Should be Part of Your Hurricane Preparedness Plan

As a global pandemic continues to threaten the nation, propane marketers have already begun preparing for another potential national emergency. June 1st marked the official start of hurricane season. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s forecast, the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is “expected to be a busy one” with as many as 19 […]

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Tank Utility launches delivery ticket creation with Cargas Energy integration

Tank Utility’s best-in-class integration with Cargas Energy is getting even better. Last year, we introduced the first tank monitoring bi-directional integration with Cargas – making it fast and easy to add account information to Tank Utility from Cargas. We’re taking that even further by enabling you to schedule deliveries in Cargas directly from Tank Utility […]

7 Takeaways from the Energize 2020 Digital Conference

There’s a first time for everything, and last Wednesday, April 8 marked the delivered fuel industry’s first virtual conference, Energize 2020! Developed by partners Cargas, Qualpay, Cetane Associates, Tank Utility, and P3 Propane Safety, Energize was a full day event featuring 7 educational sessions designed around today’s fuel marketer. The sessions, including two fuel marketer […]

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How Propane Marketers Could Benefit from the Recent Government Stimulus Package

With the recent $2 trillion stimulus package (known as the “CARES Act”) passed by the U.S. Senate and the House, we’ve seen over $349 billion made available for small businesses through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  While you’ve probably seen some information from your respective propane associations and other resources, we wanted to share […]

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Propane demand holds steady despite non-essential business closures

This research is based off Tank Utility’s proprietary data. It’s the result of viewing our anonymized aggregated daily readings from our propane tank monitors across the country. Part 1 in our research can be found here. Last week saw many states order non-essential businesses to close.  This put significant strain on businesses throughout America and […]

How much is the coronavirus affecting propane gallons delivered?

The novel coronavirus has impacted everyone in the U.S. It has led our country to declare a National Emergency and caused the unfortunate cancelation of our industry’s national conference in Nashville.  While propane’s essential status to keep people warm, keep them fed, and ensure reliable back-up power has been granted, we were curious how COVID-19 […]

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A Letter From our CEO During This Difficult Time

As CEO, I wanted to provide you with a small slice of clarity during this difficult time for our customers and partners. First and foremost, our thoughts are with anyone who’s been impacted by the pandemic, directly or indirectly. For those who are sick, we extend our heartfelt wishes for a full recovery. And to those […]

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Product Announcement: Smart Scheduling with Tank Utility

As more fuel marketers rely on monitoring across more of their tanks, we are excited to announce Tank Utility’s newest innovation, Smart Scheduling! A Real-Time Scheduler for Monitored Accounts Our new Smart Scheduling feature enables fuel marketers to plan ahead and schedule your deliveries directly in Tank Utility. With this new feature, you can view […]