The Results Are In

In 2020 we told you ADEPT ™ would improve your deliveries, and your profits. We were not guessing, and we were not wrong. Today, we are sharing ADEPT results. It’s happening. Hope you’re sitting down… Disclosures Results from January 2022 *All the deliveries by ADEPT clients in Jan ‘22 into 275-gallon tanks (>81% of all ADEPT HO tanks) that were…

Everyone is desperate to hire drivers, but do you really need them?

We have been in this industry for over 30 years.  In that time, we have worked with hundreds and hundreds of heating oil and propane dealers of all different sizes and shapes.  Our clients have been multi-state public companies, they have been mid-size regional operators, they have been multi-generation local dealers, and they have been…

What number is compelling enough for you to change your behavior?

by Phil Baratz Is the number 1%, as in the chance of winning a raffle? Is the number 51%, as in the winner of a presidential election? Is the number 82%, as in the effectiveness of a vaccine against disease? Is the number 90%, as in the chance of rain before you take an umbrella?…

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…

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…