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How Tank Monitors Can Help You Offset Diesel Price Increases

While propane marketers continue to navigate challenges such as an ongoing driver shortage and high steel prices, they now face yet another blow to the bottom line: diesel prices. The price of diesel reached its peak average in March at $5.25/gallon. This was up from $4.06/gal at the beginning of the month, $3.74/gal at the beginning […]

Using Tank Monitors to Manage Inventory this Winter

The US propane market is preparing for a possible “Armageddon” heading into the winter months, according to a recent article by Bloomberg. NPGA reports that propane spot prices have recently been at their highest levels since February 2014. This fall’s high prices are being attributed to low inventories resulting from increased global demand, relatively flat […]

2 Major Reasons to Consider Using Tank Monitors on New Customers

Many new customers view their first year of service with a new fuel supplier as a trial-run. They may be wondering, “Will my new supplier overcharge me?” “Are they responsive?” “Will they let me run out of gas?” It is crucial for your company to provide excellent service during this first year to keep the […]

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Tank Utility Named to Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

BOSTON, MA – Aug. 18, 2021 — Tank Utility, a leading provider of IoT tank monitoring and logistics optimization services, has been named to Inc. magazine’s prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Tank Utility ranks 1,226th on the 2021 list with 393% growth during the period 2017-2020. The Inc. 5000 […]

1 Way Propane Marketers are Combatting the Tank Shortage and Rising Price of Steel in 2021

This post is an updated version of an older blog post from 2019. A perfect storm has been brewing in the global steel market. Strong demand has collided with supply shortages, causing the price of steel to reach an all-time high and inventory levels to plummet. Like other sectors of the economy, the propane industry […]

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 […]

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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 […]