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3 Reasons Tank Monitors Should be Part of Your Preparedness Plan

After active hurricane seasons in both 2020 and 2021, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is yet again predicting an “above-average” 2022 hurricane season. This year NOAA predicts 14 to 21 named storms, including three to six major hurricanes. The official Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 to Nov. 30, but hurricanes and severe […]

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Tools to Keep in Your Maintenance Kit

After a busy heating season, the slower summer months are usually a good time to focus on equipment maintenance.  As your techs head out to service furnaces, gas logs, generators, water heaters, and other propane appliances, don’t forget to make sure your tank monitors are in great shape as well.  Whether you are planning a big […]

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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 […]

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Tank Utility is Excited to Announce We are Joining the Generac Team!

Tank Utility has taken an exciting next step in our mission to push the delivered fuels industry forward: we are excited to announce that we are being acquired by Generac, Inc – a leading designer and manufacturer of back-up power generation products. Generac has been a supportive partner of Tank Utility since 2016. With their […]

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 […]