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Updates, Innovations and Best Practices Across All Industries

The Pilot Thomas Logistics blog brings you the latest industry innovations along with battle-tested methods from the Energy, Marine, Mining, Commercial and Industrial, Construction and Agriculture sectors in order to keep your business on the front lines of knowledge. Please check back regularly or submit your questions, comments, content and suggestions to PTL.Marketing@pilotthomas.com.

Castrol Products Selected for NASA Mission

Two of Castrol's products were recently selected for use on a NASA mission to Mars. Castrol® Premier Distributor Pilot Thomas Logistics proudly commends them on this achievement.

What You Need to Know Regarding Engine Coolants Part 1

Many of us know that the holiday seasons mean our vehicles must also be prepared to handle the sometimes harsh conditions that come with winter weather. Depending on where you live, you may be exposing your engine to extreme temperatures on both end of the spectrum throughout the year.

Strategies, Tips and Tricks for Doing Business During Pandemic

Use the following guidelines and tips to succeed whether you're working from home or making sure your operations continue to run safely and smoothly in these trying times.

Will my oil prices go up?

Petro-Canada America Lubricants announced a price increase of up to 10% effective November 18, 2020. See why this decision was made and the impact it may have on PTL partners, customers and distributors.

The Unsung Importance of Lubricant Storage

Selecting the right lubricant products for your machinery is only the beginning! By paying attention to the storage and handling of your lubricants, you're maximizing their efficiency, which helps your operations in the long run. Here are some fantastic resources to ensure you receive the most value from your products.

Why Oil Viscosity Matters

Determining the appropriate viscosity when selecting a lubricant for your machinery is paramount — but it doesn't have to be difficult if you're armed with the right knowledge. We've gathered some terrific online resources to help educate you on the fine art of lubricant viscosity.

Lubricant Cleanliness and Filtration: What You Need to Know Part 1

Lubricant cleanliness and filtration play an important role in the efficiency and longevity of your equipment. Better decisions regarding products and services are often made when one understands the details of the filtration process.