Oil and Gas

Value Stream Mapping: The Path to Logistics Savings Part 2

Lean Guiding Principles, Oil and Gas, Supply Chain
August 20, 2015

Value Stream Mapping (VSM) takes a 50,000-foot view of the business – from order creation to delivery – with the hopes of potential returns of up to 10 times the investment. It taps key resources, discusses the business in ways not previously con...

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Value Stream Mapping: The Path to Logistics Savings Part 1

Lean Guiding Principles, Oil and Gas
August 12, 2015

Imagine saving millions of dollars each year just by taking a 50,000-foot view of your business from order creation to order delivery. Would it be worth exploring? Nine out of ten logistics executives don’t know because they’ve never explored ...

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Oil and Gas Load Securement Standards Make Roads and Sites Safer

Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain
June 15, 2015

The roads that serve as lifelines to the oil and gas exploration and production industry, as well as the well sites themselves, can be dangerous places for truck drivers. According to NIOSH statistics, fully 40% of all fatal injuries in upstream oil ...

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Technology can Help Streamline your Oil and Gas Supply Chain

Oil and Gas, Transportation Management
May 8, 2015

In the oil and gas industry, the workday of a Frac sand coordinator is fraught with logistical challenges. In a workplace where keeping the sand flowing and trucks moving are operational imperatives, the right tools and processes can help the coordin...

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Trends to Ensure a Safe Oil and Gas Operation

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fuel Services, Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment
April 16, 2015

Safety and environmental issues surrounding oil and gas transportation and supply chain operations remain paramount at every well field and in every cab working in the industry. That was among the key messages at the Oil & Gas Awards and Gulf Coa...

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Act Now To Reset Oil and Gas Carrier Charges

Oil and Gas, Transportation Management
March 11, 2015

As shippers in the oil and gas industry seek supply chain optimization, current conditions may provide a rare chance to negotiate better prices and reduce trucking costs. The cost of oil, and corresponding diesel prices, are at levels not seen in rec...

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Looking Back at 2014, Planning Ahead for 2015: Shipping Sees Mixed Messages

Dedicated Transportation, Oil and Gas, Supply Chain
January 23, 2015

The shipping business delivered mixed blessings in 2014 – and a guarded outlook for 2015. The industry enjoyed increased traffic, both domestically and globally, and signs of positive change to various industry rules and regulations.  It also saw ...

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5 Ways to Create a Safer Trucking Experience in the Oil & Gas Workplace

Fleet Management, Oil and Gas
January 8, 2015

Oil and gas worksites can be dangerous places for drivers and vehicles. From well or fracking sites to refineries to depots, drivers face harsh, hazardous, unfamiliar and congested areas bustling with people, vehicles and machinery. Whether hauling c...

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Moving Bulk Materials to Rig Sites? Automation is Just the Ticket

Dedicated Transportation, Oil and Gas
December 1, 2014

How savvy oil & gas companies solve the top 5 challenges of moving bulk materials The oil and gas business is booming – so is demand for bulk materials like cement, gravel, sand and water. If you’re in the oil & gas industry, you need gr...

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Is Your Oil and Gas Fleet Safe, Reliable and Ready to Roll?

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Oil and Gas
November 13, 2014

Staying ahead in the oil business means staying ahead of problems on the road. When it comes to moving equipment, tubing, water, sand or other materials to drilling sites on time, a reliable fleet can be the difference between getting the job done ...

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