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PESA Supply Chain Committee: Developing Supply Chain Solutions

Earlier this year, the PESA Supply Chain Committee recognized a need to identify topics for discussion around supply chain issues member companies are currently facing to recurrently share best practices. The committee developed a Supply Chain Solutions roundtable, which will be held monthly at a member company facility.

Brian Jackson, TETRA Technologies; Chris Welsh, OFS Portal; Warren Conley, Ellwood Group Inc.; Brad Wise, DistributionNOW; Brett Rutledge, Fox Metals & Alloys; Cris Baker, Sigma Fasteners; Greg Gilbert, Galtway Industries; Pravin Tampi, Newpark Drilling Fluids; Hope Anderson, NOV

(L-R) Brian Jackson, TETRA Technologies; Chris Welsh, OFS Portal; Warren Conley, Ellwood Group Inc.; Brad Wise, DistributionNOW; Brett Rutledge, Fox Metals & Alloys; Cris Baker, Sigma Fasteners; Greg Gilbert, Galtway Industries; Pravin Tampi, Newpark Drilling Fluids; Hope Anderson, NOV

The Supply Chain Committee assembled on June 29 at DistributionNOW for a combined committee meeting, roundtable and facility tour. This inaugural Supply Chain Solutions roundtable included committee business, future roundtable topic discussion and a tour of the distribution center and warehouse. The participants identified future roundtable topics, such as:

  • digitalization
  • streamlining terms and conditions in line with level of service
  • managing information as it trickles down the supply chain

The next roundtable will address oilfield supply chain digitalization at Newpark Drilling on August 15. Committee members will have an opportunity to examine best practices around digital solutions as well as identify challenges the industry currently faces.

The Supply Chain Committee includes representation from Baker Hughes, a GE company, DistributionNOW, Ellwood Group, Forged Products, Forum, Fox Metals & Alloys, Galtway Industries, Gardner Denver, M&M Forgings, Newpark Drilling Fluids, NOV, Oceaneering, OFS Portal, Premier Pipe, Sigma Fasteners and TETRA Technologies

Member companies interested in joining the Supply Chain Committee should contact Peggy Helfert.