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Virginia Gasoline Tax to Rise January 1, 2015

On January 1, 2015, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s gasoline tax will climb 5.1 cents/gallon.  The state tax goes from 11.1 cents/gallon to 16.2 cents/gallon. The new rate will be in effect until June 30, 2015.Please be reminded that the law makes no provision for product held in inventory...

12 December 2014
New Feature Added to our Customer Portal

For those of you who place your orders for fuel by calling Dispatch or the Answering Service, we have added a feature to our customer portal to simplify the process.  Upon logging on to the portal, you will see in the right column a field for “Fuel Orders”.   Upon selecting the...

05 August 2014
Attention Customers: EMV Station Survey

In an effort to update our records and to assist you with meeting the upcoming EMV requirements, we ask that you please complete the attached survey and return it as soon as possible.  Completed surveys may be  emailed to cgriffith@ewingoil.com or returned via fax to (301) 790-7467....

30 July 2014
EMV Software to be made available soon

In just a few months, some software pros say marketers should have the software necessary to complete the installation of POS systems that comply with the Europay MasterCard Visa (EMV) standards for chip technology. Much of the software that supports looming EMV standards should be available...

23 July 2014
What is EMV?

EMV (Europay, MasterCard Visa) is a global standard for secure payments and has already been deployed in more than 80 countries.In the United States (US) consumers have traditionally used cards with a simple swipe.  Unfortunately, magnetic stripe cards have proven susceptible to counterfeit...

27 June 2014
Liberty Petroleum to penetrate more of the Midwest and West

Multi-state fuel marketer Liberty Petroleum aims to connect the dots across the country in 2014, eyeing expansion in the upper Midwest and West Coast. Liberty, a privately held company founded in 2000 by three Mid-Atlantic petroleum distributors, has a network of more than 400 Liberty retail...

23 May 2014
Cracking Down on Synthetic Drugs

(The following article has been take from Oil Express, Vol. XXXVII, Issue No. 12) A wrongful death suit that names a major oil company and a jobber as defendants suggests that mystery shopping programs should be used to keep synthetic drugs from being sold at gas stations. An Oil Express...

21 May 2014
Interview: Liberty Petroleum Eyes Rack-to-Retail Supply Expansion in MW, WC

Multi-state fuel marketer Liberty Petroleum is aiming to connect the dots across the country in 2014, eyeing rack-to-retail fuel distribution expansions in the upper Midwest and West Coast.Liberty is a privately held limited liability company that was founded in 2000 by three Mid-Atlantic petroleum...

23 January 2014
OSHA Workplace Hazard Communication Standard

OSHA is making changes to its hazard communication standard which requires employers to notify employees of the presence of hazardous materials in the workplace.  Employers must train applicable employees on label and MSDS changes by December 1, 2013.  This applies to workplaces where...

05 November 2013
Tinfoil Bandits Hit Chevron Stations

The “Tinfoil Bandits” are at it again.  According to a message that went out to branded marketers today, several Chevron stations have been victimized.  This scam involves thieves using stolen or expired credit cards to activate the pump while blocking a station’s credit card readers by...

09 August 2013

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