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‘Quick Contents’

November, 2017

  • Welcome Lynn Sheets to K & K!
  • Welcome Emily Soeurt, Josh Steele and Brandy Williams to K & K!
  • Valued User Meeting & Conference 2018 to be held July 16-18, 2018 at French Lick Resort

October, 2017

  • Energy-Force™ Enterprise Tips
  • Energy-Commerce™ new pricing
  • We’re updating our records
  • Customer Gain/Loss Report
  • CSR Basics Training Workshop (November 28-29, 2017)

August, 2017

  • New Valued Partner: Northern Partners Cooperative
  • Vendor Focus: PSA Paper Systems
  • Vendor Focus: Direct Connect
  • Energy-Commerce now subscription-based
  • Train-in-the-Field upcoming dates

July, 2017

  • Welcome to Keith Canniff, VP – IT
  • New Technology Investments in 2017! (C#.Net, MSSQL)
  • Manual truck delivery posting tips
  • Upcoming training sessions

June, 2017

  • Time for Summer Clean-Up!
  • Fun Crossword Puzzle
  • Train-in-the-Field Workshops

May, 2017

  • Special ‘Train in the Field’ Issue
  • Nebraska, Iowa, Avon and more…

March, 2017

  • Chad Besch and MaxYield
  • Panasonic recall notice
  • Leadership tips
  • Advanced CSR Workshop May, 2017

February, 2017

  • Otte Oil and Propane
  • Contract Gas Tips
  • Webinar – Balancing Tips
  • Upcoming Training and Webinars

December, 2016

  • Holiday Greetings for K & K
  • Webinars: K-Factors (January 10/12, 2016)
  • Exciting events in 2017

November, 2016

  • Backup Issue: Date/Time Stamps
  • Pay2Day

September, 2016

  • Housekeeping Tips – Office and Trucks
  • Welcome to Ryan
  • E-Commerce Webinar

August, 2016

  • Special: User Meeting & Conference (Saint Louis)

July, 2016

  • G. A. Bove – ‘Make a Difference’
  • User Meeting & Conference

June, 2016

  • User Meeting & Conference
  • New Regulator Safety Information
  • Excel template for Report Card

May, 2016

  • User Meeting & Conference
  • Invitation, Agenda and Registration Form

April, 2016

  • User Meeting & Conference
  • Purge Your Data
  • Optimizer Plus Workshop Survey Results

March, 2016

  • Safety Season!
  • New Training Lab workshops in May
  • Windows 10 issue with ‘default’ printers
  • User Meeting & Conference in August!

February, 2016

  • Welcome to Wendt’s Propane & Oil (NY)
  • Convention/Workshop lists
  • Optimizer Plus Workshop
  • Annual User Meeting & Conference

December, 2015

  • Annual message from Karla
  • Year-end truck computer tips
  • Windows 10 default printer tips

November, 2015

  • Opti-Tools webinar (December 10-11, 2015)
  • Panasonic U1’s with XP no longer supported
  • Release Notes 16 coming soon
  • 2015 Workshops/Training in the field and in lab

October, 2015

  • Highlight ‘Farmway Co-op’
  • 30 years in 2016
  • Spotlight Suite of Products: Energy-Service

August, 2015

  • Special “Truck Issue”
  • ‘Bad’ and ‘Good’ images of installs/wiring/etc.

July, 2015

  • Gena Hartley promoted to VP-Operations
  • Brand new web site (energy-force.com)
  • Back up data and be sure to test
  • Take advantage of unique customer portal
  • Busy Summer with our Partners!
  • Optimizer Plus | Opti-Mode | Summer-Fills
  • Workshops completed in Sioux Falls, SD and Dorchester, NE

June, 2015

  • Weighted Degree Days
  • Call-In Analysis Reports
  • Proper RRN for monitoring software
  • Backup before rolling degree days back

May, 2015

  • Summer coming – ‘Work Your Data!’
  • Bobtail – Gallons, miles, stops – easy from E-F
  • SOP purchases by type and customer

April, 2015

  • Welcome Gena Hartley
  • Optimizer Plus Workshop III Recap
  • Atlanta/M-Pact convention and workshops

February, 2015

  • Welcome to Donahue Gas
  • Manuals/documents all hyperlinked
  • Driver Training workshops for summer 2015
  • K-Factors changed due to high prices

January, 2015

  • Welcome Chris Spurgeon
  •  Congratulations to Mady Hayden (Co-Alliance)
  • Must match trip reports and totalizer
  • Optimizer Plus delivery and efficiency tips
  • Budget tips

December, 2014

  • Watch Budget balances during month
  • End all year-end processes if 12/31
  • Note from Chad Besch from Max Yield
  • Thanks to Partners for recent purchases

November, 2014

  • Top 10 E-F “Myths” and “Facts”
  • Bank drafts no longer supported
  • Cannot support your IT – only software

September, 2014

  • ConnectWise web portal training session
  • Be sure employees visit K & K for training
  • Consider re-balancing with Optimizer Plus
  • Terms, Last Delivery Date, Tanks on Hold
  • Yearly ‘Zip’ clean-up important

August, 2014

  • User Meeting at Alexander Hotel
  • August 11-13, 2014
  • Appreciation dinner at IndyCar Factory
  • Many pictures & feedback

June, 2014

  • Familiar quotes: “We can’t do that” ~ “That’s the way we always did it” ~ “We don’t need mobile apps or e-commerce” ~ “We can’t upgrade our infrastructure – it’s too costly” ~ “We can market to Gen X/Y/Z the same as boomers”
  • Agenda for 2014 User Meeting
  • Valued Vendor Partners

May, 2014

  • BBQ Genius – ‘Marinated Barbecued Shrimp”
  • Drives must print tickets before updates
  • Need latest LC firmware before updates
  • Energy-Image highlights
  • Energy-Commerce highlights
  • Jeff Hageman – LC registers/firmware/installs

April, 2014

  • Windows XP no longer supported
  • E-F investing in new technologies
  • Leave specific detail when sending e-mail
  • Optimizer Plus Workshop II survey results
  • Toughbooks and ToughPads

March, 2014

  • Optimizer Plus Workshop recap
  • Surface tablet won by Liz Meeks from Jet Gas
  • Use K-Factor deviate report
  • Don’t create excess/redundant Excel files
  • Sample Customer Information Form – Roger Kreifels from Farmers Cooperative
  • Payment Arrangements
  • Budget Tips

February, 2014

  • Bill BachGoldstar Software IT specialist
  • Customer ticket support has been upgraded
  • Closely monitor receivables
  • Optimizer Plus three sub-module options
  • New Optimizer Plus Opti-Log stats