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Invest in Good Business Equipment: My Experience

When I started my cabinet production business, I was lucky enough to secure a good business loan, since my credit was stellar. Although I had the cash to purchase brand-new equipment or gently used items, I wanted to save by buying very old items. I was told they had a lot of life left in them, even though their low price seemed too good to be true. I learned my lesson when important pieces kept breaking down. I even had to stop production for several days to fix an important item. I learned a huge lesson that if the price of used production equipment sounds too good to be true, it likely is. I created this blog to remind other business owners that purchasing quality equipment may cost more money upfront, but it will save you money and a huge headache in the end. I hope I can help you.

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The Fundamentals Of Local Heating Oil Service

If you have recently purchased a home that depends on oil for heat, you'll need to find a home heating oil supplier before the cold weather season sets in. For homeowners that are new to dealing with heating oil deliveries, you may wonder about how to choose the right supplier. In many cases, you'll find that a local heating oil supplier is a better option than one of the national corporations. Here's a look at a few reasons why.

More Pricing Flexibility 

One of the best things about working with a local heating oil supplier is the fact that those smaller, local companies often have more flexibility in pricing for that heating oil. That means you might actually get a lower price on your heating oil working with a local company instead of a major corporation. It's in your best interest to call around for pricing with several suppliers and ask about any possible deals, too.

Automatic Delivery Deals 

Many local heating oil delivery companies offer automatic delivery programs that often provide a discount on the price per gallon. You'll have greater flexibility in your automatic delivery programs because smaller companies can create all sorts of programs while larger corporations have to stick to the programs established by the corporate office. This might even give you the chance to do a cash-on-delivery program or something similar.

Emergency Deliveries Are Easier

If you have a month when your heating oil consumption is more extensive and you run out before your next delivery, you'll often find that local heating oil companies are able to respond with emergency delivery services faster than the larger corporations. You might think that a smaller, local company wouldn't be able to respond sooner, but they often have more capacity because their drivers aren't booked as strictly. 

More Personalized Relationship

If you work with a local heating oil delivery company, the level of customer service can set that company apart, too. Imagine calling for services and reaching a real person who is working locally, not a national call center for a major corporation with a branch in town. You can build a stronger relationship with a company like this because you're working directly with them, not with a regional or national call center.

These are just a few of the many reasons why you should reach out to a local home heating oil delivery company.

Call a few of the local companies in your area today for more information.