UK-based multinational oil and gas corporation British Petroleum’s (BP) regional unit BP Oman has signed a four-year agreement with the sultanate’s leading logistics services provider TruckOman in order to extend its warehousing and material management contract.
The renewal of the contract reinforces BP’s commitment to supporting the sustainable development of Oman’s economy through advancing local business growth and overall economic productivity.
The contract was signed by Mr. Malik al Hajri, BP’s Middle East senior procurement manager, and Mr. Chris Fidler, Chief Executive Officer of TruckOman.
“The partnership over the past five years has been instrumental in growing TruckOman’s knowledge and experience by thoroughly being integrated in bp’s work process. Encouraging the development of Omani capabilities and supporting the businesses growth and overall economic productivity isn’t only aligned with BP’s aims but with the country’s Vision 2040.”
The contract extension will also allow the continued delivery of BP’s services through adding various supply chain responsibilities such as inventory and stock management to Truckoman in line with BP’s policies.
Dr. Mohammed Al Yousef, Chairman of the board of TruckOman group commented that, “TruckOman is indeed grateful for having the privilege of providing warehouse management services and for all the support it has received throughout the period of this contract. This has enabled TruckOman to provide seamless and efficient services to the satisfaction of BP.”
“TruckOman is also proud to note that 85 percent of its staff employed on the contract are Omanis compared to 45 percent at the start of the contract. The staff continues to receive online and offline training to develop their capabilities. TruckOman is proud of being the only company in Oman that has 305 staff as shareholders, 272 of whom are Omanis,” Dr. Al Yousef added.