Middletown, RI- Protecting fuel profits is a priority for you and it’s a priority for us. One of the most-difficult operational challenges for fuel retailers today is the prediction of when they may need fuel for their retail locations. Often, due to tank size, it is a just-in-time decision that has to be made in order for the load to fit into the underground tank. Serious issues can arise when a tank runs out of fuel, ranging from lost sales, profits, frustrated customers, and the potential shutdown of your fueling system until new supply arrives. No one likes to run out of gas!
There are many reasons why your convenience store or travel center might run out of fuel:
-Unexpected surges in customer fuel purchases fostered by the weather, street price increases or drops, competitive activity, supply shortages, or other anomalies.
-Inattentive store managers, supply departments, or fuel transporters.
-Archaic inventory collection or communication methods (phone, fax, email).
-Spreadsheets or other manual methods to predict fuel needs.
-Hauler equipment breakdowns.
-Driver, short-handed staff, or fuel terminal delays.
-And, on and on……………..
That’s why we developed the new Warren Rogers’ Procurement application.
Some questions to consider:
-How would you like to know 12 Hours from Runout when you have a tank running low, and every hour until it was refilled? Via text or email and only to those who you wish to receive the alerts.
-How would you like to use daily sales and other algorithms to predict when you need fuel?
-How would you like an online or mobile portal for your Supply Department, 3rd Party Haulers, and even drivers to see your tank inventories in real-time, 24/7? All on their phone, desktop, or tablet?
-How would […]