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Locations

Our Facilities: Between Fort Wayne and Indianapolis, we have the inventory you need. Over 700 package items and over 500,000-gallons of bulk on hand at all times.

Fort Wayne Headquarters

locations

General Petroleum handles all administrative activity from the headquarters located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Here is 4,000 square feet of general accounting office (First Floor), and 1,000 square feet of marketing and conference office (Second Floor) in this building. The administrative functions are fully computerized on state-of-the-art Microsoft SBS systems. We strive to be an industry leader in our administrative technology. We do this by constantly updating our operating systems and keeping ahead of the curve. The system is fully integrated to general ledger, payroll, payables, sales, and accounts receivable. The inventory is turned approximately every 20 to 33 days, and the accounts receivable has less than 0.4 percent aging over 90 days. These numbers are far above industry average. Financial Statements are published within five hours after the close of the monthly accounting. Inventory is physically counted at each location every month. The satellite plant communicates with the headquarters through a virtual private network (computer) and direct line (voice). A three state toll-free number is in place for our customers which are controlled by a AVAYA, automated voice system. This system directs the caller to heavy products Customer Service Center with four trained Customer Service Representatives, or to a technical service group staffed by four trained customer service representatives.

Fort Wayne Warehouse

Approximately 48% of the annual sales volume is distributed from a newly constructed 35,000 square foot building with a storage capacity of 350,000 gallons located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The warehouse is owned by the Chairman/CEO and President and leased to General Petroleum on a twenty year lease. The building is a Butler building, which is fully insulated and heated. The building houses 4,500 square feet of administrative and marketing offices. General Petroleum, strives to always have readily on hand diverse inventory to meet our customer’s needs.

The Tanks (Fort Wayne)

There are 60 bulk lubricant tanks inside this location for repackaging, and bulk deliveries, with a total storage capacity of 350,000 gallons and over 700 package products on hand at all times.

The Vehicles

There are eight 22 Ft. dray vans, six bulk tankers, two 53 ft. tractor trailer unit, and four 10 thousand gallon tractor trailer unit operating from Fort Wayne and Indianapolis. This fleet is the best in the industry which helps General Petroleum cover such a large area. General Petroleum takes pride in having the best running and best looking trucks on the road. We continually make sure our fleet is best in class in our industry.

Indianapolis Warehouse

The second warehousing operation is a 35,000 square foot facility located in Lebanon, Indiana. This is just ten miles outside of the Indianapolis market. This plant has only operating personnel. This facility services Central Indiana and has an administrative office for operations, conference room for meetings and trainings. This location distributes 52% of the General Petroleum annual sales volume. This facility has 64 inside storage tanks with a total storage capacity of 550,000 gallons for repackaging and bulk deliveries. This facility also carries well over 700 package products on hand at all times.

The Tanks (Lebanon)

There are 64 bulk lubricant tanks inside this location for repackaging, and bulk deliveries, with a total storage capacity of 500,000 gallons and over 700 package products on hand at all times.