Supply Chain Solutions
for Oil and Gas

Powerful solutions to help accelerate processes, mitigate disruption, and improve business outcomes.

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Your supply chain continues to be challenged by change.

When you’re responsible for the energy that powers the planet, you need to ensure a reliable supply chain.

The oil and gas industry is challenging under the best of circumstances. Today, this already-volatile market is dealing with everything from politically-driven trade embargoes to unpredictable environmental issues. Production is difficult. Regulations are restrictive. And shipping is expensive while prices and pushed to their downward limits.

To overcome these challenges, reduce costs and risks, and improve business outcomes, oil and gas companies are seeking ways to optimize their supply chains.

You have the power to improve performance.

Your industry challenges include:

  • Disruptions on the sourcing of equipment
  • Downward pressure on oil and gas prices
  • Need for supplier risk intelligence
  • Need to monitor and measure the performance of various contractors
  • Compliance with government and other regulatory bodies
The Path to the Thinking Supply Chain

Supply chain technology enables you to:

  • Get real-time visibility into transactions with all suppliers and sub-suppliers
  • Capitalize on AI and blockchain to understand precisely where in the process transactions may be – both procure-to-pay and order-to-cash
  • Move with agility when unanticipated shipping delays require immediate action
  • Rely on deep analytics to make faster, more informed business decisions
  • Ensure compliance with government requirements
  • Monitor performance of contractors and determine whether SLAs are met
  • Implement and communicate changes with your partner ecosystem, such as price changes

An intelligent supply chain helps keep the flow of business moving when world events create challenges.

Lightwell offers industry-focused supply chain services and solutions for the gas and oil industry. Our innovations enable you to manage and optimize your complex supply chain effectively. We also excel in developing and implementing effective supply chain processes powered by the industry-leading IBM Sterling solutions.

With extensive experience in the oil and gas industry, we know your challenges, and we know how to resolve them. We’ve spent years helping organizations like yours work toward a seamless, digital supply chain with minimal disruptions or delays.

Now, with the advent of AI, machine learning, and blockchain, we can make your distribution ecosystem function more efficiently, effectively, and with a single version of the truth that every partner can rely upon.

Explore our comprehensive supply chain consulting services to learn how we can help. Learn about some of the supply chain solutions we can help you leverage and optimize them for your industry.

IBM Sterling Supply Chain Business Network

Connect with your business partners quickly and securely. Share real-time, accurate visibility with your entire retail supply chain. Leverage AI and blockchain technology to optimize processes and outcomes.

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IBM Sterling B2B Integrator

This high-speed, high-volume, and highly secure collaboration engine accelerates B2B processes and partner transactions, and establishes more productive, promising collaborative relationships.

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IBM Sterling Supply Chain Insights with Watson

Make faster, smarter decisions that help prevent supply chain delays and disruptions. This AI-powered solution provides comprehensive, end-to-end visibility and real-time insights that enable you to optimize the performance of your supply chain. Leveraging the power of AI, it helps to deepen visibility, proactively predict and mitigate disruptions, and reduce costs.

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Lightwell B2B Visibility Portal

Lightwell B2B Visibility Portal provides unprecedented visibility into transactions, so you can see exactly what’s happening across your B2B operations and supply chain. This solution enables business users to identify and mitigate problems without the need for IT involvement.

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Lightwell B2B Framework

Lightwell’s framework for IBM Sterling B2B Integrator -- and other IBM solutions – eases implementation and boosts efficiency.  Lightwell B2B Framework delivers greater control, visibility, and insight across your supply chain network so you can make better, smarter decisions.

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IBM Sterling Transaction Manager

Eliminate paper documents without requiring any process changes from your partners. This is particularly helpful with smaller business partners that have technological challenges.

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IBM Document Conversion Services

Automate transactions with any supply chain partner, even if they’re using older manual processes. This solution translates non-structured documents like fax, email, and PDF into EDI or other electronic formats.

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IBM Business Transaction Intelligence

When you depend upon many supply chain partners throughout the world, you need a single, simple way to monitor the progress of your transactions. Get end-to-end insights in seconds with renowned AI and blockchain capabilities.

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Interested in optimizing supply chain capabilities?

Contact us to discuss how we can help you advance them and create a smarter supply chain foundation for the future.

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