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Author: Alison Van Bellinger

The Pipeline: The Future of Fueling – Evolving Technology, Policies, and Partnerships

Hear from our guest, Lynn Lyon as she discusses the future of fuels specifically surrounding fleet transportation and the wholesale fuel market. Lynn is our Director of New Business with the U.S. Gain division and brings a great perspective to the table when talking about what you can expect to see in the coming years […]

Explorer Pipeline Company and U.S. Oil Complete Construction, Announce Start-up Date for Service to North Dallas Area

TULSA, Okla. and APPLETON, Wisc. (March 14, 2022) – Explorer Pipeline Company and U.S. Oil, a division of U.S. Venture, Inc., announced the successful completion of two projects which provide for the distribution of refined products into the growing North Dallas area. The recent completion of this 36-mile pipeline expansion project marks an exciting milestone […]

The Pipeline: How to Stay Ahead of Hiring and Talent Retention

Hiring, employee retention, and establishing a great culture are always at the top of the list when we talk to our dealers and c-store owners and are especially important topics right now for many of us. How do you find and hire great employees and also keep them motivated? In this episode, our VP of […]

The Pipeline: Electric Vehicles & Why Early Adoption is Key

There’s a lot of “energy” around the electrification of vehicles and the move from gasoline to battery operated vehicles. In fact, like us, you may be hearing and seeing news headlines all about how gasoline vehicles are going away and will be replaced by electric vehicles (EV). The truth is, when you dig into the […]

The Pipeline: Curb Appeal

In episode two, we’re talking all about curb appeal and why you need to do more than just ‘keep up with the Joneses.’ You need to BE the Joneses. We’ll dive deep into tangible tips that you can implement today to help set the standard and see immediate results in sales – both inside and […]

The Pipeline: Brand Conversions

We are pleased to announce the first episode of “The Pipeline” hosted by Jon Mathews and Sherry Bevers. Our goal with these podcast topics is to help convenience store owners stand out and stay ahead of the competition. From offering industry tips and tricks, to fun banter, Jon and Sherry will cover a range of […]

Remembering Ray Schmidt U.S. Venture’s last living founder, passes away at 93

APPLETON, WI – March 11, 2021 – On March 8, 2021, Ray Schmidt, U.S. Venture’s last living founder, passed away at the age of 93. Ray and his brother, Art, founded Schmidt Brothers Oil in 1951, and their father, Albert, later joined the business. A decade later, their younger brother, Bill, replaced Albert. Together, the […]

U.S. Venture Earns Designation as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company in 2021

Certification Showcases Importance of Culture and Values APPLETON, WI – February 9, 2021 – U.S. Venture announced today that it is Great Place to Work Certified™. Great Place to Work is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation.  Each year, Great Place […]

U.S. Venture Ranked #5 on Deloitte’s 2020 Wisconsin 75 List for Second Year

Most successful privately-owned companies in Wisconsin recognized  APPLETON, WI — November 30, 2020 — Every year, Deloitte celebrates 75 of the largest and most successful private companies, the Wisconsin 75, for the impact they make towards growth and innovation in Wisconsin. For the second year in a row, U.S. Venture, Inc. has been named in […]

U.S. Venture Welcomes New Chief Information Officer

Appleton, Wisconsin, August 17, 2020– U.S. Venture, Inc. is excited to welcome Anil Tiwari to the team as the new Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Anil will be responsible for leading and overseeing the vision, strategy and operations of enterprise-wide IT operations. He will provide strategic IT leadership and direction for U.S. Venture and its business units […]