ShipServ, the leading marine and offshore e-marketplace, has announced a strategic sales partnership with US Oil and Gas consultancy, RigServ to promote its services to the global Oil and Gas market.

Originally formed in 1997 as Alliant Technology, RigServ is a well-established Supply Chain and Technology consulting company that provides best in class solutions to leading companies such as Maersk Drilling, KS Drilling, SapuraKencana Drilling, Marathon Oil, Ensco, Seadrill and Ocean Rig. RigServ’s current active projects include enterprise business intelligence reporting, process improvement, ERP systems management, catalogue maintenance and cleansing, inventory reviews, full lifecycle software development, project management, quality management and equipment monitoring.

Peder Arstorp, VP of Sales for ShipServ said:

“We are delighted to have entered a partnership with a company that has such a wealth of experience in the Oil & Gas sector that literally ranges from the rig floor to the boardroom.  They have managed all phases of ERP lifecycle and produced best-in-class performance for some of the biggest names in the drilling industry, so there was a natural synergy between our two companies.”

Chris Collins, Director of Functional Excellence for RigServ said:

“ShipServ is a best-in-class e-marketplace that has a well-established model in the maritime sector that we’re confident that model can be applied to the drilling industry.  New decision-support tools such as ShipServ’s Match and benchmarking capabilities will help revolutionise supply chain sourcing in this industry.”

ShipServ joins a host of current RigServ partners including IFS, Microsoft, Oracle, and Lufthansa Cargo.