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Another gallon of motor fuel. The people to help sell it. Those are the essential ingredients in Offen Petroleum’s evolving fuel-delivery operation, which this year surpassed 2 billion gallons of annual fuel distribution. Everything else is a means to Offen’s ultimate end—a 10-billion-gallon business.

Colonial Fuel & Lubricant Services tank trucks load ship fuel for a vessel in Jacksonville, Fla. CFLS supplies gasoline and diesel, in addition to diesel exhaust fluid and lubricants.

The fuel supply business looks much different today than it did in 1921, when Raymond Demere founded the company that became the Colonial Group while endeavoring to energize the new internal combustion engines helping motorized vehicles quickly surpass horse-drawn wagons as the primary means of transport.

Oilmen’s, which had 14 employees when John P. Faris Jr., bought the business in 1978, now boasts more than 100 employees, who this year are helping the company celebrate its 70th anniversary.

John P. Faris Jr. didn’t know what he was leaping into more than 40 years ago, when he left his comfortable job as a community banker and plunged into business ownership with the purchase of Oilmen’s Equipment Company. But he was smart enough to seize an opportune moment before it slipped away.

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There is no question why maintenance is a critical part of the operation at Henner Tank Lines, Inc.

Airman First Class Deshawn Carino, 78th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight Distribution Element distribution operator, and a team of C-5 aircraft functional test mechanics prepare a C-5 Galaxy for defueling operations at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia. One defuel truck takes about an hour to remove fuel from an aircraft and return the fuel to bulk storage.

The 78th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Fuels Management Flight provides Robins Air Force Base with the fuel to fly and fight.

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In the nomenclature of the fuel-hauling industry, a “cross-drop” is an event that occurs when a transport-truck driver accidentally unloads the wrong fuel product into the wrong underground storage tank (UST) during a delivery to a retail- or commercial-fueling location.

New technology in fuel storage tanks offers remote tank monitoring systems. These systems allow operators to track the tank’s inventory levels and location at any time, helping users take control of fuel supplies and avoid downtime associated with a depleted fuel supply.

When it comes to running a business, everything points to profitability.

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Shortages abound and logistics jobs are in high demand after one of the most challenging years on record navigating a global pandemic.


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