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Transforming Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) - Perspectives on an integrated business model of bundling air charter services and technology

Transforming Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) - Perspectives on an integrated business model of bundling air charter services and technology

Insights from the panel discussion at IBS Energy Logistics Forum in Calgary on 26th April 2022 FIFO, the movement of workforce between their homes and remotely located worksites for energy and resources operations, is estimated to be a US$3B business with annual passenger traffic at 15M, predominantly in the Americas and Australia regions. Despite its magnitude, the FIFO industry hasn't typically been an early adopter of technology, which translates into lost opportunities to improve seat utilization, enhance the traveler experience, increase staff productivity, and maximize revenues. Many FIF...

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Driving forces accelerating recovery and shaping the future of energy and resources logistics

Driving forces accelerating recovery and shaping the future of energy and resources logistics

Logistics and supply chain activities in the upstream energy and resources industry are slowly recovering. Yet, the pandemic revealed just how much the industry needs to transform, both in terms of technology and working practices. Building on our roadmap to Covid-19 recovery, let´s explore what has changed in our industry and how the driving forces behind those changes can accelerate recovery and build resilience for the future. How the pandemic reshaped energy and resources logistics While the pandemic accelerated transformation on many fronts, five stand out for logistics and supply chain i...

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Empowering Energy & Resources Workforce Logistics during COVID-19 Disruptions with Mathematical Optimization

Empowering Energy & Resources Workforce Logistics during COVID-19 Disruptions with Mathematical Optimization

Several thousands of workers in oil & gas, mining and construction sectors are stranded at work sites around the world due to the COVID-19 lock down. While companies make the best efforts to protect the health and safety of workers with regular health screenings, reduced essential workforce at project sites, checkerboard seating, limited community interactions, electronic act of acceptance, regular cleaning & disinfecting, seating restrictions during dining etc., it will take several months for the workforce to return to their normal rotating schedule. Many workers are enduring their s...

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