Press Release: Angus Announces a breakthrough in Delivery Efficiency with ADEPT™

Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 2021: Angus Analytics, a division of Angus Energy, announces its newest innovation. 2-1/2 years ago, Angus set out to dramatically improve the way fuel dealers deliver their products with an opportunity to automate and optimize deliveries to drive increases in profitability. Since that time, the company spent thousands of hours developing…

Proven and automated profitability

Written by: Phil Baratz A little over 2-1/2 years ago, Angus set out to dramatically improve the way fuel dealers deliver their products. We saw an opportunity to automate and optimize deliveries that would drive increases in profitability. Since that time, our team spent thousands of hours developing our offering, ADEPT™, and worked with an…

Celebrating 30 years in business

Written by: Phil Baratz It was 1991, the Hubble Telescope was launched, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls won their first championship, Super Nintendo was all the rage, “Dances with wolves” won the Oscar for Best Picture, and I had a new idea… My uncle Joel owned a heating oil company in Bayonne, New Jersey,…

Who needs monitors the most?

Written by: Philip Baratz, president of Angus Energy It might come as news that on average, 70% of all dealer operating expenses are directly related to fuel delivery.  These expenses include trucks (and everything needed keep them running) as well as Dispatch and Delivery personnel (and all their associated costs). Tank Monitors: you’ve heard about…

It’s not the K!!!

Written by: Philip Baratz, president of Angus Energy The requirement to predict both consumption numbers based on heat usage in addition to baseload usage was ALWAYS difficult. Not only has it always been difficult, but this year it has become even more difficult. We hear very often about people who are reviewing K’s and who…

The odds have changed, has your behavior?

by Philip Baratz Imagine you are sitting at a blackjack table with a $25 bet placed.  The dealer is showing a 5, and you have been dealt a 6 and a 5.  The hand is looking good, so what do you do?  Anyone who has ever played blackjack, or any other “game of chance”, understands…

Strategies you can implement NOW to address an unpredictable winter

  Angus has studied many fuel delivery issues over the past few years, and this year there are several unique issues that we have never encountered before. Our industry has always been challenged by unpredictable deliveries based on K-Factor. While there is a correlation between the weather and consumption, the correlation is too often not…

K-factors are suffering from the pandemic, as well

Written by: Philip Baratz, president of Angus Energy We are all familiar with the famous disclaimer: “Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results”.  In our world, that of HISTORICAL K-factor deliveries, past performance is heavily relied upon – mostly successfully.  Yet, the pandemic that swept our nation over the past 7 months will…

Delivery Optimization for Our New Reality

After performing one of the industry’s most comprehensive delivery and dispatch studies over several heating seasons, we believe the outcomes will change your entire perception of what it means to deliver optimally. Time and time again we hear fuel marketers talk about the expense of trucks and insurance coupled with the fact that it is…

We have been data geeks for almost 3 decades

We have used data to help our clients track hedges for their pricing programs, to notify them when their margins were far away from their budgeted amounts, and to let them know when their customers’ tanks were running low.  With access to an almost endless about of data, we help our clients navigate their operational…