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Weekly Fuel Update
6th December 2023

SUPPLIERS DELIVERY LEAD TIMES STARTING TO INCREASE AS SUPPLIERS ARE GETTING BUSY WITH CHRISTMAS/WINTER ORDERS

  • CHRISTMAS - Now less than 3 weeks away, just a reminder to place any fuel orders before it may be too late to get a delivery before the Festive Season. Office opening hours, together with those of suppliers and their key contact numbers are in the table below.

  • **Important - Ford Fuels delivery Update** - Fords have updated Orion with the following information on Fuel Tanks that they will no longer be able to deliver to:

    • Any machine.

    • Tanks that they deem to be unsafe.
    • Tanks where they can’t see the ullage.

    • Tanks/fuel stations without working gauges.

The above points can be clarified with Alex Elsworth at Ford Fuels – 01761 452222
 

If think this may be an issue for you, then please advise when placing your order.

  • Fuel Orders / Lead Times - Suppliers are looking at deliveries between 3-8 working days, dependant on the supplier and the area for delivery. This may well start to increase as we head into the Autumn/Winter & Festive period.

  • Kero - Now we are into Autumn/Winter season, don't forget to take a check on your kerosene requirements.

  • Prices: Suppliers are pricing orders at the time of order and are updated daily. The average price (ppl) over the past 7 days (excl. VAT) and the average price per day from all suppliers over the past 7 days (excl. VAT) are shown in the tables below.

  • Calor LPG: The Group’s LPG price is reviewed on a regular basis. The current Bulk Price for members is 59.00ppl + VAT.

  • Calor Butane Cylinders - Calor have advised that they have increased the cost on 7kg and 10kg bottles from 30th October. Please enquire at the Office for new prices.

  • AdBlue: There is a new IBC depot scheme in operation with Ford Fuels, please ask for details when ordering.

  • Fuel Tanks: Oil tanks are available from various outlets; please call the Office for supplier details.

  • Lubricants: Ford Fuels stock a wide range of lubricants, they can be contacted direct to discuss any technical information that you may require on certain products & to place orders direct with them. Please mention at the start of any conversations with them that you are an Orion Member.

  • Other Services: Some of the distributors offer additional services such as boiler servicing, tank installations, fuel pump outs. Please enquire at the Office.

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For more information:

www.ofg.org.uk

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