Avoiding Parts Inventory Creep

Avoiding Parts Inventory Creep

By Nick QuaratielloBlue Cow Software Among the most challenging tasks for managers of a fuel oil and propane company’s service and installation department is keeping track of parts. Having the right parts, in the right place, at the right time is essential to...
Data Security Steps You Need to Take

Data Security Steps You Need to Take

By Mark Nardone Blue Cow Software Do you remember how you felt the last time your mobile phone lost its signal as you passed through a “dead zone” in cell coverage? It was a lonely, lost sensation. Now transfer that to the specter of losing the “signal” to all of your...
Oil and Gas Prices Heading in Different Directions?

Oil and Gas Prices Heading in Different Directions?

By Mark Nardone Blue Cow Software Product pricing is never an easy task. Setting the right selling price for fuel oil or propane is dependent on multiple factors, ranging from supplier prices, to target margin, to competitive circumstances. In order to make longer...
How Often Should You Contact Customers?

How Often Should You Contact Customers?

By Mark Nardone Blue Cow Software Keeping in touch with your customers is an important way to retain their loyalty and keep them engaged with your company. Demonstrating your interest in them by providing helpful and interesting information is a great way to solidify...
Why Your Customers Want Mobile Access

Why Your Customers Want Mobile Access

By Mark Nardone Blue Cow Software Are you mobile? Your customers certainly are. And if you want to keep up with them it is essential that your propane or fuel oil company invest in its own mobile phone app. If you think that mobile phone apps are solely for huge...