The NOW Blog

Welcome to our blog! A place you can read up on a number of things we love sharing, like our newest product features and highlights... insights to what it is like to work here... industry trends... digital transportation excellence and advice... customer testimonials... and much more 🙂

Welcome to Our Blog!

The FuelNOW team and the extended last mile ecosystem have so much to share, and we want a place to capture and post our collective knowledge and insight. In our blog, you’ll find great content surrounding the latest industry trends; the scoop on FuelNOW’s latest features and value stories shared by those in the last mile ecosystem; and an insider’s perspective of what’s happening at FuelNOW.  

We’re happy you’ve landed on this page – we think you’ll find some great reads!

FuelNOW Force to the Rescue!

­ Hey! My name is Savannah Marino. I’m an MBA grad from Western Governors University, trivia buff extraordinaire, and FuelNOW’s very first customer support superhero. But of course, if you’re here on the blogs you probably know that already. My … Read More

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Energy Tech Start-Up FuelNOW Chooses WeWork Houston as Headquarters

Houston, Texas – August 28, 2018 – FuelNOW has hit explosive growth strides throughout 2018. The company has identified the potential Houston has afforded in areas of market opportunity, energy-focused start-up communities and talent. Because of that, FuelNOW is thrilled … Read More

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Digital Discovery and Adoption: Tips and Tricks for 3PL Drivers and Carriers

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives.  It is the one that is the most adaptable to change” – Charles Darwin, English Naturalist and Geologist.   Adapting to change is hard, … Read More

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3PL Digital Transformation: The Why

Digital Transformation is a powerful lexicon to what is truly driving the change in industry dynamics, such as that of the last mile within the energy space.  You can absolutely claim this is something near-and-dear to our hearts at FuelNOW … Read More

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What’s Driving the Transportation and Logistics Industry?

Innovation has long been a driving force in many industries, and like most other industries, transportation and logistics is currently facing immense change. This change, being driven by new and innovative technology, comes with inherent risk and opportunity T&L companies … Read More

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Shaping the Future Me: How My FuelNOW Internship is Paving My Career Path

Hi! I should start by introducing myself. My name is Abby Fraher and I will be a junior at Auburn University this Fall. I am FuelNOW’s first marketing intern… well, first intern ever, and I have joined the FuelNOW team for … Read More

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Leading Support: Creating a Customer-Centric Culture

In today’s competitive world, I absolutely believe that customer support can make or break a company. It’s critical to build trust with customers in order to develop a strong working relationship and promote loyalty. Without this, a company cannot succeed. … Read More

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Beyond Onboarding: Creating a Unique Customer Experience

As a FuelNOW Onboarding Specialist, I love that I get to shape the beginning of our customers’ FuelNOW journeys. Just like the chef who creates an amazing first course experience for a culinary masterpiece, my intention is to whet the … Read More

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How Software Delivery and Making Coffee May Have More In Common Than You Think

First, let me say that I do not have a “normal” coffee maker. Without going onto a lot of discussion of the machine – which I would gladly do, but that’s another blog topic – I can say that it … Read More

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Digital Guardian: Our Oath to Data

“Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.”- Tim Berners-Lee, father of the Worldwide Web. … Read More

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Product and Knowledge Trainer: What It Means to Be Me

Being the Product and Knowledge Trainer for FuelNOW is really exciting for me. I have been provided a platform to bring my passion for teaching others to a broad audience. Teaching others has always motivated me, and I cannot wait … Read More

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Tech Emergence: The Energy Ecosystem Speaks Out for It

I get asked a lot, “What is FuelNOW?” What are you trying to accomplish? Where does FuelNOW want to go? And for me specifically, these fundamental questions come from so many different angles. For example, during the interview process when I’m speaking … Read More

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Technology in Our Space: Untangling Complexity

There isn’t a day that goes by where FuelNOW’s vision and mission doesn’t journey through my mind, and sometimes more particularly how the technologies we’re bringing into the hands of the industry are meant to make people pause, think and … Read More

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Virtual Face-to-Face: Tips For Successful Engagement

Did you know that based Facebook’s latest stats from February 2017 that over 400 million people are making audio and video calls each month? The trend continues to go up on video calls and engagement – here are some of my top tips for video-callers! … Read More

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The FuelNOW Culture: What It Means to be Autonomously Awesome

Ever think … what is up with those FuelNOW people? Why do they have a certain pep in their step? Here is one of many clues! … Read More

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Customer Success – What Does that Mean?

As the newest FuelNOWer, tasked with Customer Success, I thought I would write about what that means to me. My name is Barbara Willborn and I am the Customer Success Manager here at FuelNOW. Customer Success is vital to a … Read More

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Historic Fuel Wholesaler Challenges and Current 3PL Solutions

Wholesalers have served a crucial role in the supply and distribution of goods including oil fuel for centuries. Acquiring the oil procured from the very first of oil refineries, wholesalers have largely been responsible for regularizing fuel supply from the … Read More

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How Technology is Improving the Jobs of Truck Drivers

With the trucking industry facing acute driver shortages throughout the country, and customers demanding more and more in terms of timely deliveries and efficiency in processes from their logistics partners, fleet managers and freight service providers are now turning to … Read More

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The Importance of Hazmat Routing For Fuel Truck Drivers

Hazardous materials are substances that pose a substantial risk to the safety and health of the public, the environment, as well as public or private property. The safe transportation of these hazardous materials (or hazmat) via trucks across long distances … Read More

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All You Need to Know About the ELD Mandate for Trucks

As of December 18, 2017, the age-old practice of truck drivers manually tracking their work hours and rest hours has faded into history. U.S. law states that all truck drivers must use an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) to maintain hours of service record. The … Read More

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