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Russell Dupuy 14 Feb 2019 By Russell Dupuy

Are you getting what you pay for? Fighting fraud through effective fuel inventory management

When you make any type of purchase, you expect to get exactly what you pay for. But in a business as large and lucrative as fuel, it’s not quite so straightforward. During fuel delivery, there will always be slight differences between the fuel that’s loaded into the truck and the fuel that makes it into your tank. But ...

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15 May 2018

Transforming maintenance in Retail Petroleum Part 2

This article leads on from prior articles regarding digital transformation through Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning techniques within a Retail Petroleum environment. This article looks at ...

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16 Apr 2018

Machine Learning in Retail Petroleum

Gone are the days of buying a set and forgetting electronic equipment, especially intelligent embedded electronics that someone [maybe you] very likely paid a handsome price for..! Connecting ...

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16 Apr 2018

Artificial Intelligence – Disrupting Retail Petroleum

When thinking about the technology and equipment space within retail petroleum, there is a lot of talk about — IoT, Cloud and big data — we note the current and ...

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16 Apr 2018

Is IoT Transforming your Gas Station?

Seems there is a lot of hype about IoT in Retail Petroleum, can I say it’s just a new acronym to what many of us have been ...

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16 Apr 2018

Re-active to Pro-active Fuel System Maintenance

Some of the world’s largest fuel retailers tell us they struggle to effectively manage their wetstock and maintenance at the enterprise level because they don’t have: ...

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11 Apr 2018

Fuel site protection: Are you at risk?

With the clean-up costs of contaminated soil and groundwater ranging from a whopping $100,000 – $1 million, and a hefty EPA fine to top it all off, running a non-compliant fuel ...

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27 Feb 2018

Fuel Reconciliation: Get an A+ on your SIR Report

How do you protect your fuel site from product lost? Normally, your Statistical Inventory Reconciliation (SIR) report is your best line of defence against fuel leaks and costly ...

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22 Feb 2018

Is rust risking your revenue?

Due to changing legislation and emission standards, sulphur levels in diesel have significantly decreased worldwide over the past 20 years. The reduction of sulphur content in diesel fuels has ...

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08 Feb 2018

EMS announces partnership with Amazon Web Services as an Independent Software Vendor

Environmental Monitoring Solutions Pty Ltd [EMS] is delighted to announce it has accepted a partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) as an Independent Software Vendor. Fuelsuite®, the leading ...

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06 Feb 2018

Fuelscan® detects lost sales at unmanned truck stop

During SIR analysis for an unmanned truck stop, a tank was flagged for investigation as the data displayed some large negative variances that were not normal characteristics of ...

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06 Feb 2018

A Lesson Learned: The importance of accurate SIR analysis data

It’s vital that our clients understand the necessity and importance of collecting accurate data for Statistical Inventory Reconciliation (SIR) Analysis. After a change of owners, a small, ...

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29 Jan 2018

Dangers of the dipstick: How to ensure reliable, safe fuel inventory management

Accurate fuel inventory information is the backbone of a successful fuel station business. Knowing what’s going on in your tank decreases the risk of profit loss – protects ...

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28 Jan 2018

Machine Learning in Retail Petroleum

Gone are the days of buying ‘set and forget’ electronic equipment, especially intelligent embedded electronics that someone (maybe you) very likely paid a handsome price for! Machine Learning ...

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21 Jan 2018

IoT – Disrupting Retail Petroleum

At a recent presentation to the Institute of Engineers Australia, I was asked: How is IoT disrupting retail petroleum? Firstly what is the ‘Internet of Things’? The Internet ...

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18 Dec 2017

Managing a network of blended ATG’s

  Whether you have a Veeder-Root, OPW, Franklin, Hectronic, Fafnir or other brand of Automatic Tank Gauge (ATG) – managing them effectively can make a real difference. The challenge has ...

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18 Dec 2017

Managing a Fuel Dispenser Network

As a consumer, we all know that filling up the car is not very high on our list of fun things to do. It’s especially not fun ...

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04 Dec 2017

Do you know the cause of your fuel volume measurement errors?

We all know that fuel is a changeable and oftentimes unpredictable product. Fuel volume measurement is the most obvious and essential of tasks for any fuel station or ...

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24 Nov 2017

Detecting fuel contamination in real time

Fuel contamination can be disastrous to a business, often to leading to a loss of business and customer dissatisfaction. A Mobil fuel station in Slade Point, Queensland, experienced ...

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22 Nov 2017

Fuelsuite News: Fuelscan® will be supporting global fuel dispensers

In 2018, Fuelsuite’s® award winning enabling IoT device ‘Fuelscan®’ will be supporting the following global Dispenser brands: Tokheim; Tatsuno; Aplab; Nuovo Pignone; and Avery electrical communications protocol. Support ...

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13 Nov 2017

Fuel station maintenance: gain visibility over breakage and errors

There’s no denying that fuel station maintenance, including the upkeep of pumps, tanks, and other equipment, can be a very taxing process. Like any industry with machinery ...

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