ASCO provides a comprehensive suite of operational and specialist technical service solutions to the Offshore and Onshore sectors of the Oil and Gas Industry.
Integrated Supply Base Management
ASCO delivers fully integrated supply base services which connect all the elements of our clients’ logistics and materials management activities. We ensure their materials arrive in the right place, at the right time and in the right condition. In an offshore environment ASCO’s network of 19 Quayside locations serve as the hub of this service, linking our transport, materials management, marine and freight capabilities. Onshore we integrate our operations via centralised facilities that optimize the utilisation of transport to the work site.
Our integrated service is supported and managed via the ASCO Integrated Logistics Management System (iLMS). This provides customers with end-to-end visibility of their supply chain activities, allowing them to track their assets and benefit fully from the cost efficiencies of integration.
Warehousing, Materials and Inventory
We provide clients with a fully managed warehousing solution which operates from our own facilities and through ASCO-run client infrastructure. Our suite of procedures, as well as our expert materials personnel and innovative Warehouse Management System, combine to deliver the highest standards of best-practice materials management for the global Oil and Gas industry.
In addition, our industry-leading Oniqua Analytics Solution (OAS), helps clients to increase efficiency and reduce the costs associated with inventory management.
ASCO’s warehousing, materials and inventory capabilities are can be used in both project and operation-based environments.
Logistics and Transportation
Globally ASCO manages in excess of 14 million kilometres of road transport each year across a range of diverse environments, carrying a variety of material types. In addition, we provide a comprehensive Project Logistics and Freight Forwarding service from our hubs in the UK, USA and Norway via our world-wide network of trusted partners.
ASCO’s services include:
• Heavy Haulage and Rig Moving range
• Global Project Freight/Logistics
• Freight Forwarding
• Airfreight and Helifreight
• Export crating and packing
Waste Management and Decommissioning
ASCO’s waste management unit provides a fully integrated waste management solution to the Oil and Gas and Decommissioning sectors across the UK. Our total waste management service ensures all waste management requirements are addressed through a single point of contact, removing the need for clients to interact with multiple contractors and maintaining simplicity. We always choose the most cost-effective and sustainable disposal methods for our customers, finding alternatives to landfill and adopting a reuse, recycle policy where possible. Our service is seamless, providing a comprehensive waste management service from quayside to disposal.
Process and Systems Solutions
ASCO is a systems-driven company that enhances production efficiency across the oil and gas lifecycle through the use of material intelligence and process excellence. We manage more than the movement and handling of material; we support clients to enhance their processes, materials management and inventory strategies, enabling them to make smart and informed decisions.
We set the standard for best-practice in materials management and focus on continually improving our lean methodology by consolidating specialist knowledge from across our business.
Personnel & Training
We also recognise the vital role training plays in maintaining a safe and sustainable industry workforce. ASCO-owned training experts, NSL, provide both training and specialist technical expertise in lifting, mechanical handling and related subjects on a global scale. Unlike a pure training provider, NSL also supplies expertise via its network of Technical Lifting Authorities who conduct audits and technical inspections to support the safe and efficient running of client operations across the world.