All Jet articles – Page 8

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    Jet names inaugural Sales Assistant of the Year

    2012-02-27T00:00:00Z

    Val Taylor, 72, of Crosspool Service Station in Sheffield has won Jet’s first-ever award for Sales Assistant of the Year. This new initiative aims to reward members of staff for their customer service skills at Jet’s network of around 380 independently operated sites. Nominees were put forward by their dealers ...

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    Hudson leaves Jet in restructure

    2012-02-03T00:00:00Z

    Jet’s retail marketing manager Patrick Hudson is leaving ConocoPhillips after nearly 28 years with the company including 10 years in his current role. Following a consolidation of Jet’s UK sales and marketing teams restructuring its sales organisation into national and regional teams Lindsey Grant has taken on ...

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    ConocoPhillips builds bridges with its Jet dealers as tanker driver strike continued

    2012-02-03T00:00:00Z

    Jet has responded to negative feedback about its alleged failure to plan for the anticipated Wincanton tanker driver strike by opening up communications with dealers. More than 120 oil tanker drivers launched seven days of strike action at three ConocoPhillips fuel terminals in Immingham, Warwickshire and Stockton-on-Tees on January 24 ...

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    Life after Jet

    2012-02-03T00:00:00Z

    Disappointed, stunned and surprised were just some of the emotions Jet dealers in the South West expressed when they were told they had six months to find alternative fuel supply because ConocoPhillips was pulling out of their region. At a hotel in Plymouth last June, ConocoPhillips’ management announced to the ...

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    Hudson leaves Jet in restructure

    2012-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Jet’s retail marketing manager Patrick Hudson is leaving ConocoPhillips after nearly 28 years with the company including 10 years in his current role. Following a consolidation of Jet’s UK sales and marketing teams restructuring its sales organisation into national and regional teams Lindsey Grant has taken on ...

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    ConocoPhillips builds bridges with its Jet dealers as tanker driver strike continued

    2012-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Jet has responded to negative feedback about its alleged failure to plan for the anticipated Wincanton tanker driver strike by opening up communications with dealers. More than 120 oil tanker drivers launched seven days of strike action at three ConocoPhillips fuel terminals in Immingham, Warwickshire and Stockton-on-Tees on January 24 ...

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    Jet builds bridges with dealers as strike continues

    2012-01-27T00:00:00Z

    Jet has responded to negative feedback about its alleged failure to plan for the expected tanker driver strike by opening up communications with dealers. In a letter to all Jet retailers, Stefan Wulkan, manager of UK Ireland Marketing at ConocoPhillips, said: “ConocoPhillips has ensured that all our terminals ...

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    Patrick Hudson leaves Jet in company restructure

    2012-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Jet’s retail marketing manager Patrick Hudson is leaving ConocoPhillips after nearly 28 years with the company – including 10 years in his current role. Following a consolidation of Jet’s UK sales and marketing teams – restructuring its sales organisation into national and regional teams – Lindsey Grant has taken ...

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    Frantic day for Jet dealers as strike hits fuel deliveries

    2012-01-24T00:00:00Z

    ConocoPhillips has let Jet dealers down by failing to plan for strike action by Wincanton tanker drivers, according to Top 50 Indie Brobot Petroleum. Eddie Bright, director of the Leicester-based company which operates 22 Jet-branded sites, said: “It is very unfortunate that Jet failed to plan any contingency despite ...

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    Contingency plans in place as strike affects 20% of Jet tanker drivers

    2012-01-24T00:00:00Z

    Contingency plans are in place at ConocoPhillips depots around the country as strike action threatens fuel deliveries. The company said Wincanton tanker drivers – who launched seven days of strike action this morning – accounted for around 20% of the delivery drivers that use the ConocoPhillips terminals. More than ...

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    Tanker driver strike threatens fuel deliveries to 380 Jet sites

    2012-01-23T00:00:00Z

    Fuel supplies will be hit when seven days of strike action gets under way from dawn tomorrow (Tuesday 24 January). Oil tanker drivers, employed by the road haulage firm Wincanton, are set to walk out in the dispute over attacks on workers’ pay, terms and conditions, as the company proposes ...

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    Signing spree for Jet

    2011-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Jet is seeing more and more independent forecourts joining the brand. In this quarter alone, the brand has welcomed a further 10 service stations to its network in the Midlands, Yorkshire and Greater London. The 10 sites join a network of around 380 independently operated service stations across the UK. ...

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    Jet sites promote safe winter driving

    2011-12-01T00:00:00Z

    The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) and Jet service stations across the country have launched a safe driving initiative to advise motorists on handling winter driving conditions. Motorists can pick up a free ice scraper and winter driving advice booklet from 62 participating Jet forecourt. In 2010, vision impaired by ...

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    Jet thanks dealers for ’Drop Your Kit’ campaign support

    2011-11-11T00:00:00Z

    Jet and LV= SOS Kit Aid are thanking Jet dealers and customers for the overwhelming support shown for the recent ‘Drop Kick Your Kit’ campaign. In September, 56 sites across the country encouraged customers to donate rugby kit in order to help disadvantaged children and young adults in Africa. Over ...

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    Jet wash special offer from Kärcher

    2011-11-08T00:00:00Z

    Kärcher Vehicle Wash is offering free servicing, warranty or chemicals to operators who order its buy-time SB Wash-E by the end of the year. Retailers can choose to receive either a one-year free service contract, two-year extended warranty or three-month free supply of chemical by ordering the SB Wash-E with ...

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    Signings for Jet collective

    2011-10-06T00:00:00Z

    More than half of a group of 27 Jet dealers in the south west who got together in the wake of ConocoPhillips’ announcement to withdraw from the region, have now signed, or committed to, new suppliers, according to Barrie Richards of St Blazey Service Station. "Considerable effort has been put ...

  • Shop Doctor: Jempson’s Express  & Jet Petrol Station, Peasmarsh, East Sussex
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    Shop Doctor: Jempson’s Express & Jet Petrol Station, Peasmarsh, East Sussex

    2011-10-06T00:00:00Z

    GENERAL APPEARANCE: Located on the A268 in the village of Peasmarsh (some three miles north of Rye) is a Jempson’s Superstore and Jempson’s Express Petrol Station. Jempson’s claims its Peasmarsh Superstore is Britain’s largest independent food store. FORECOURT: The location of the Jempson’s Superstore is clear ...

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    Signings for Jet collective

    2011-09-30T00:00:00Z

    More than half of a group of 27 Jet dealers in the south west who got together in the wake of ConocoPhillips’ announcement to withdraw from the region, have now signed, or committed to, new suppliers, according to Barrie Richards of St Blazey Service Station. “Considerable effort has been ...

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    Jet delighted with support for ’20 is plenty’ campaign

    2011-08-26T00:00:00Z

    More than 14,000 Jet customers have signed in-store pledges within two weeks as a result of 72 Jet sites around the country joining forces with road safety charity Brake to launch Jet’s ‘20 is Plenty’ campaign. Aimed at encouraging a community-wide commitment to improving road safety for children in ...

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    Hit-and-run driver kills three at Jet site in Birmingham

    2011-08-10T00:00:00Z

    A Jet petrol station on Dudley Road in Winston Green, Birmingham has become a crime scene following the death of three men after they were hit by a car in the early hours of this morning. The forecourt, which had been attacked by looters the previous night, will remain closed ...