Category: Fuel Management

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Are You Giving in to Status Quo?

Its 6:45PM and dinner’s on the table back home and your family is waiting, but you’re still at the office working on four different projects. Two of those projects need to be finished by Noon tomorrow. Sound familiar? That’s the business environment we live in today. Do more with less. 60+ hour work weeks. Lean initiatives. And let’s not forget the proverbial if it’s not broke don’t fix it. How do you make improvements in your business if you simply

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Locked Down Fuel Networks

Years ago, companies were hesitant to direct drivers to fuel stop networks. They were fearful drivers would get upset and leave. Today we are facing the same issues we did back then. “Driver Shortage” But, a lot has changed since then. The need for a company to manage their fuel cost has become a necessity and drivers understand this more than they have in the past. Drivers have become accustomed to working at companies that lock down their fuel network.

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Crude Oil Continues Around $100

The price of crude oil has a direct correlation to diesel fuel prices. Over the past few months, crude oil has drifted above and below $100 given positive or negative information. Last week’s jobs report came out and showed strong job growth in the United States. While this is good news that more people are employed, it’s bad news for crude oil (prices went higher) because there will be more of a demand for diesel fuel and gas. Strong crude

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The Pump – March

Let’s talk about deals. What’s a deal? Think you have one? Are you happy with your deal? Some people don’t even know there are deals.

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Winter Weather Worries

The weather has been regularly hitting frigid temperatures, and people more than ever before have contacted Sokolis Group Fuel Management for assistance with their fleet of trucks. Some were lucky enough to escape the grasp of Old Man Winter, whereas others unfortunately waited until they were backed into a corner and already had an issue caused by the polar vortex. Please remember that it’s always better to be prepared when entering the winter rather than gambling with the “on a

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Are You Overpaying Taxes on Fuel?

Periodically throughout the year, Sokolis Group gathers all of the changes made to taxes charged for fuel. It’s a tedious task to sift through the information scattered across the internet for each state. Even though there are web sites that consolidate fuel tax rates in one place, identifying potential exemptions takes more research than just glancing at summarized data. That usually means a visit to a state’s site and digging into their tax regulations.

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Gearing Up in 2014

January flew by and your yearly objectives haven’t changed; but the clock has already begun to tick for 2014. Every year companies develop initiatives to drive costs out of their business. One of the top 3 objectives in most companies is lower operating cost.

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