Writing Off a Software Purchase

Writing Off a Software Purchase

By Nick Quaratiello Blue Cow Software If you are thinking of making an investment in new management software in 2020 you may now be able to “write off” the cost on your taxes. Congress recently passed, and the President signed into law, the SECURE Act. SECURE is an...
How Smart Dealers Use Technology

How Smart Dealers Use Technology

I have been around the retail energy marketing industry long enough to remember when daily rack prices were sent via fax, delivery routes were printed on paper maps, and “hedging” was landscaping around the home office. Is there anyone who longs to see those days...
How Customers Use Technology

How Customers Use Technology

This morning I woke up to the sound of the alarm beeping on the cell phone next to my bed. Before arising I visited a weather app to determine how many layers of clothing I would need to be comfortable. I checked my email and scanned my daily calendar on my tablet,...
New Year’s Resolutions for Fuel Dealers

New Year’s Resolutions for Fuel Dealers

By Nick Quaratiello Blue Cow Software Fuel oil and propane dealers do not always follow a traditional calendar. The industry’s “year” begins when the leaves fall and temperatures drop and runs through the spring thaw. Still, turning the page on 2019 presents the...