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Embracing change over 50 years

Back in the early 1960s, Hermon Hodge was a travelling salesman working for an animal feed company.  Wishing to be self-employed, he spotted an opportunity to enter the emerging oil market with an offering more tailored to the needs of Read more »

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Independent Kettlewell Fuels celebrates 30 successful years in business

In spite of the energy sector’s complex market structure, changing consumer buying behaviours and the growth of new fuel options, the company has weathered two recessions robustly and is continuing to grow. The secret to its resilience and development is Read more »

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Implico helps DCC process one billion litres of fuel

Implico’s iGOS cloud solution has successfully processed 1,000,000,000 litres of fuel for DCC’s French gas station network. DCC operates the former Esso gas station network in France. After the takeover, Implico, together with DCC, implemented a new IT solution for Read more »

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Making a visible difference

Before the nights draw in and temperatures start to drop, managers will be sourcing new work wear which is not only compliant and comfortable but also enhances the company image. The PPE requirements for major oil companies and storage facilities have Read more »

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Crossing the finishing line

Below features writer Liz Boardman takes a closer look at how some of the fuel distribution industry’s key players helped to make London 2012 such a huge success Years in the making In 2008 Adler & Allan (A&A) won what Read more »

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A positive story for the UK

A newcomer to the UK, the Valero Energy Corporation entered the UK market last summer following its acquisition of Chevron assets including the Pembroke refinery, pipelines, terminals, an aviation fuels business and a network of over 900 Texaco-branded service stations Read more »

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Phillips 66 – the perfect vehicle to talk

A few months after the Conoco Phillips demerger to create a business dedicated solely to its downstream operations, Phillips 66 took to the road in a uniquely branded bus to do what it does best – talking, and building customer Read more »

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Investing in the future

Following the acquisition of TDG in March 2011, global logistics firm Norbert Dentressangle has gone from strength to strength. The company recently reported an increase of 9.9% in consolidated revenues for the first 9 months of 2012, compared to the Read more »

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Adler & Allan – Getting down to business

Adler & Allan Buyout Track 100 awards

The need to diversify is certainly a topic of conversation among fuel distributors – some have already ventured into third party haulage, whilst for others renewables are adding a new dimension.  When it comes to diversification and keeping one step Read more »

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TankCare TankStream – fuel quality and wetstock monitoring

New products from TankCare UK (an OTS Group company) include TankStream, a fuel quality and wetstock monitoring system for dispersed fuel storage installations. Designed to provide real time updates, the system works in conjunction with an integral fuel conditioning system Read more »

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