BEST PRACTICES FOR OPTIMIZED ASSET AND MATERIALS HANDLING

Titan Containers, IBS Group and ORTEC to share insights at Logistics for Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry Conference

27 Feburary, 2014 - UAE


Oil, gas and petrochemical project logistics accounts for a major portion of the forecast market growth in the logistics industry. Given the increase in export of energy resources to the Asian markets, new relationships are being forged between the regions. There is a considerable need to look into how logistics strategies for the oil and gas sector in the Middle East can be developed to meet the demand of new businesses.

Featuring various aspects and importance of logistics within the energy sector, the 3rd Logistics in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Conference is scheduled to take place on the 4 and 5 March 2014 at the Park Rotana in Abu Dhabi. The conference will feature topics from the importance of a transport management center and HR management in the logistics space to understanding material handling and procurement practices in energy.

Speaking at the conference on 'Improved Economics Through Smart Container Solutions' will be Layland Barker, Managing Director of Titan containers. Barker will speak on the importance of forward planning to realise financial gain and the importance of own containers versus lines' equipment. Gold Sponsors at the conference, Titan Containers is one of the largest privately owned container companies with worldwide business activities and an annual turnover in excess of $ 50 million.

Delegates will also hear on the 'Role of IT in Upstream Logistics' from Ramesh D Nair, Vice President and Head of Oil and Gas Logistics at IBS Group who are Silver Sponsors at the event. As a leading global provider of new-generation IT solutions to the Travel, Transportation & Logistics (TTL) industry, IBS offers a range of products and services that manage mission-critical operations of major airlines, airports, oil and gas companies, cruise lines and tour operators world-wide. Nair's session will feature logistics and the benefits of IT in the E&P context.

Latest edition to the sponsor list for the event is ORTEC whose products and services result in optimized fleet routing and dispatch, vehicle and pallet loading, workforce scheduling, delivery forecasting, logistics network planning and warehouse control. Janneke Lagerwaard of ORTEC will touch upon an integrated optimisation of downstream supply chain. He will address on why it is crucial to integrate inventory management and routing during the planning and execution stages and how technology can be put to practice in this instance.

The conference will feature expert speakers from GASCO, ADCO, Weatherford, Schlumberger Shared Services Organization, Borouge, Tatweer Petroleum, Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery Company, Reliance Industries and Pakistan Petroleum Ltd. The forum is supported by leading regional trade associations SCLG and CILT.

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