Bottom Line Savings

Polman Transfer, Wadena, MN

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezXrbI4oQ8o

Polman Transfer saves $200,000 annually, achieves extended drain intervals and increased fuel economy with Schaeffer’s Supreme 9000™ 5W-40 Full Synthetic Engine Oil!
Polman Transfer operates a fleet of 55 trucks (41 Mack engines and 14 Cat C-15 engines) that run 6,022,093 annual miles. The company began using Schaeffer’s Supreme 7000™ 15W-40 in 1998. Since that time they have documented annual savings of nearly $200,000.00! Polman Transfer has used oil analysis to safely achieve a fleet average oil change interval of 46,603 miles. Polman evaluated the potential for a fuel economy increase by using Schaeffer’s Supreme 9000™ 5W-40 Full Synthetic engine oil. They documented a 5.81% fuel economy increase over the brand of oil that they had been using. Because of the annual cost effectiveness, Polman Transfer changed their entire fleet over to Schaeffer’s Supreme 9000™ 5W-40 Full Synthetic engine oil.

Polman Transfer also uses #137 Diesel Treat 2000™ Ultra Low Sulfur and #293 Supreme Gear Lube Synthetic Plus 75W-90.

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Shen Valley Custom, Harrisonburg, VA

THE BOTTOM LINE
Custom Farming operation saves money by extending their oil drain intervals.

Shen-Valley Custom - Harrisonburg ,VA

THE STORY
Lewis Horst operates a Liquid Manure Hauling and hay harvesting service in Harrisonburg, VA. Prior to using Schaeffer’s Supreme 7000 15w-40, Shen-Valley Custom used AGCO 15w-40 in their equipment. They were changing oil on their AGCO RT 140 A tractor every 200 hours. The total cost of an oil change with labor and filter was $151.30. Since switching to Schaeffer’s Supreme 7000 the oil drain intervals have been extended to 830 hours using Schaeffer’s Oil Analysis Program. This piece of equipment operates 1900 hours per year in a farm environment. The number of changes needed with AGCO15w-40 per year was 9.5. The number of changes with Schaeffer’s Supreme 7000 per year is 2.29. The overall cost to change oil in this Agco RT 140 A for one year was $1,437.35; with Schaeffer’s Supreme 7000 the cost is $358.98. The bottom line savings total $1078.37.

Shen-Valley Custom has three AGCO RT 140 A tractors doing this oil change rotation for a total bottom line savings of $3,235.11!


Midkiff Timber, Dillwyn, VA

Prior to using Schaeffer’s Supreme 7000 15w-40, Midkiff Timber used Shell Rotella T in their equipment. They were changing oil on their Volvo L 90 loader every 250 hours. The total cost of an oil change with labor and filter was $152.75. Since switching to Schaeffer’s 15w-40 the oil drain intervals have been extended to 600 hours using Schaeffer’s Oil Analysis Program.
This piece of equipment operates 2,250 hours per year in a dusty log yard. The number of changes needed with Rotella T per year was 9. The number of changes with Schaeffer’s Supreme 7000 per year is 3.75. The overall cost to change oil in this Volvo L 90 for one year was $1,374.75; with Schaeffer’s Supreme 7000 the cost is $656.03. The bottom line savings total $718.72