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The Best New Year's Resolution: Emergency Preparedness!

January 08, 2014
Diesel Direct fuels snow melters at a major US airport

We are only a week into 2014 and it is already promising to be a stormy season. As many of you in the northeast just suffered your first major snowstorm this winter, it´s a good time to review what type of preparations you have in place to keep your business running during severe weather.

Businesses Are Still Unprepared for Weather Emergencies

As many of us have seen firsthand, natural disasters frequently leave businesses inoperative. These blizzards, hurricanes, and tornadoes often lead to power outages and many businesses are left without proper access to fuel. There is much attention being brought recently to emergency preparedness, especially in light of recent catastrophes such as Superstorm Sandy. Surprisingly though, many businesses continue to be completely unprepared for these types of situations. On DisasterSafety.org, research reveals that more than half of small businesses have no disaster recovery plan.

Business Continuity Programs to ensure you have the fuel you need

At Diesel Direct, we recognize the need to stay in business and that is why we offer a unique opportunity for our clients to efficiently manage their fuel during weather emergencies. We offer Business Continuity Programs with Silver, Gold, and Platinum Program options to help our customers keep their business in business during the worst disasters. These programs include pre-event tank top-offs, regularly scheduled fueling, and generator refueling services.

We Keep Businesses Running During Major Storms Like Last Year’s Nor’easter Nemo

We are on call 24/7 for 5 major utility companies across the east coast that have thousands of subcontractors which we are available to fuel in every storm, even when the power is out. During recent major storms such as Hurricane Sandy and last year’s Nor’easter Nemo, our team was able to fuel thousands of generators to keep the lights on in major food distribution and retail companies, transportation companies, and nursing homes. Additionally, we were able to ensure a major local airport was able to keep their runways clear and stay open by fueling their snow melters. We are proud to have been able to serve the needs of our customers and others throughout the worst disasters. Our dedicated team will strive to continue to offer fuel throughout any storm or other natural disaster you may experience in 2014.

We all know that we can´t prevent natural disasters, but preparation is the key and is one of the few things we can control. Contact our knowledgeable fuel professionals today to learn more about what you can do be prepared for everything 2014 may bring!