Logistics

Connecting the dots in the supply chain

Our logistics operations are the physical handling of materials within the supply chain. We drive efficiency and eliminate the risk associated with managing, controlling and transporting oil and gas materials and equipment across the globe.

Supply Base

Highly efficient logistics hubs

Our supply bases are the hubs through which our customer materials flow. Since the opening of our wholly owned Peterhead supply base in 1974, we have progressed to become the world's leading operator of multi-user oil and gas supply bases.

We have an unrivalled network of strategically located facilities offering a fully integrated range of services carried out with safety, efficiency, reliability and transparency as our guiding principles. We have utilised our expertise in using data and technology to drive efficiency as we work to deliver the most efficiency supply bases in the industry.

We are continually investing in improving the efficiency of our supply bases, leveraging new best practice, Lean6Sigma process improvement tools and implementing new technology. These improvements will see us stay at the leading edge of oil and gas supply base operations.

Where we operate
Highly efficient logistics hubs

Technology in Action

The effective delivery of integrated supply base operations centres around the successful planning of activity, cargo/vessel movement, transport, materials flows and resources. Through our integrated logistics management system iLMS, we provide the systemic planning capability to drive further cost efficiency/reduction, reliability and capacity into your operations.

Warehousing

Physical management of your materials

We provide fully managed warehousing solutions which we operate both from our own facilities and through ASCO-run customer infrastructure.

Strategically located, our warehouses support the effective delivery of storage and materials handling to support our global customers. We provide materials, personnel and operate forklifts to manage the physical delivery of your warehousing operations with a focus on flexibility, reliability, quality, and accuracy.

Our warehousing service delivery is underpinned by our materials capability.

Learn more about our materials capability
Physical management of your materials

Fuel

Fuelling industry in the North Sea

We are the largest shoreside supplier of Marine Gas Oil (MGO) to the UK offshore industry.

We have unique agreements with key UK and European refineries providing a cost effective and reliable supply. We operate from strategically located and owned infrastructure and have a fleet of modern road tankers meaning we can bunker at more quaysides, across all our locations, than any other provider, ensuring stock is available when you need it and where you need it.

We also deliver Base Oil for drilling muds, lubricants or road diesel and other middle distillates and we provide storage solutions for bulk products that are maintained to the highest standards.

We are specialists in our field and ensure you always receive suitable product to the required specification that has only been handled by our skilled professionals.

Fuelling industry in the North Sea

Transport and Freight Management

Moving your materials from A to B (and back again)

ASCO-managed trucks travel millions of miles per year, transporting and delivering your oilfield equipment, supplies and bulk fluids across a range of diverse environments. Our transport operations enable our overall integrated service, connecting the distribution and delivery points required to support your oil and gas operations worldwide.

In addition to our standard road transport services, ASCO Freight Management provides freight forwarding, heli-freight and customs compliance from strategically located facilities in Aberdeen and Norway.

Find out more about ASCO Freight Management here.




Elsewhere internationally, we provide heavy haulage and land-based rigging and logistics in Australia and in Western Canada, our Manatokan brand – in addition to their waste management capability – delivers fluid transport and vacuum truck services to the Alberta oil patch.

Moving your materials from A to B (and back again)

Technology in Action

Our iLMS transport module schedules and controls all transport requirements for collecting and returning cargo, capturing and sharing information using hand held terminals. With full visibility of cargo at each stage of the operation, including onboard GPS tracking, the transport module gives us, and you, greater control and transparency of operations.

Heli-Freight

Processing your air freight at our secure facility

  • 24/7 operations
  • Modern and secure facility minutes from Aberdeen International airport
  • CAA approved dual screen x-ray machine
  • Dangerous goods handling and repacking
  • Mailbag collection and delivery service
  • Heli-freight collections and delivery
Processing your air freight at our secure facility

Personnel

Providing the expertise you need

We provide specialist personnel to our clients globally ranging from Lifting Technical Authorities to Onshore and Offshore Materials Controllers and Logistics Controllers.

In addition to our standard road transport services, ASCO Freight Management provides freight forwarding, heli-freight and customs compliance from facilities strategically facilities in Aberdeen and Norway.

Our specialist recruitment brand, OBM, source and supply key personnel across the globe, providing you with the expertise needed to enhance your organisation. The OBM team find careers for the best people in the oil and gas sector across a range of niche disciplines including engineering, logistics, commercial, project management, supply chain, quality and human resources.

Providing the expertise you need

Training and Assurance

Keeping you compliant

NSL are lifting and rigging specialists providing a spectrum of associated global services covering competency, assurance, lifting intervention, maintenance management, technical compliance and accredited training.

Our team of highly experienced lifting advisors provide on-site operational guidance and training, as well as offering a portfolio of accredited lifting and associated services training from our own centres in Aberdeen and Houston.

Keeping you compliant

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