THE TRANSPARENT BUNKER BUYING SERVICE

Bunker buying driven by people, powered by technology



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TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN

OilFront’s online dashboard gives you full visibility of your bunker requirements in real time, from enquiry to invoice.

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INDUSTRY-LEADING EXPERTISE

OilFront’s expert bunkering team work with you to advise where + when to buy, negotiate the best prices and reduce the incidence of claims.

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CLAIMS SUPPORT

OilFront works with world class technical experts to investigate and follow up when claims do occur.

BUNKER BUYING FOR THE INTERNET AGE

OilFront is a bunker broker which differentiates itself through technology. The company is focussed on empowering small and medium sized companies who have been shut out of the best deals in the bunker market because they can’t afford a dedicated bunker buying team.

The service we provide is more like an outsourced buying team than a traditional broker. Our transparent platform allows us to offer help with bunker planning, reporting, cash flow and claims management.

3 WAYS OILFRONT SAVES MONEY

  1. BETTER PLANNING - OilFront works with the shipping company to decide when and where to take bunkers. The opportunity cost of taking fuel at the wrong port can be US $20+ / MT.
  2. TRANSPARENT NEGOTIATION - Where possible - we work directly with supplier and can help open credit lines. All quotes are shown in realtime as they are negotiated. Expert buyers typically save US $2-5 / MT and reduce the incidence of claims, compared to operators who only buy bunkers infrequently.
  3. AGGREGATE DEMAND - Bigger buyers get better prices. Our technology allows us to aggregate orders and give the shipping companies we work with more buying power. Its also a win for suppliers who can spend less time fielding unsuccessful enquiries.

COMPLETE BUNKER BUYING SERVICE, DELIVERED THROUGH AN WEB PORTAL

Gain access to a global network of bunker suppliers, easy-to-use software, and industry experts on-call. Procure bunkers worldwide, track status of bunker stems in real-time, manage inspection data, visualize your bunker procurement chain, review analytics, and more.

EXPERIENCED BUYERS REDUCE THE INCIDENCE OF CLAIMS AND SECURE BETTER PRICES

Our expert team provides advice on when to go to market, negotiates on behalf of all our clients to get the best prices and reduce frequency of claims by using known and trusted counterparties in each port.

WATCH LIVE, AS BUNKER ENQUIRY IS WORKED IN THE MARKET

OilFront is transparent and accountable to our clients. Shipping companies have full visibility on the current status of an enquiry and a clear audit trail for every stem. All documents (confirmations, invoices, BDN etc) are stored in a single repository.

SUPPORT WHEN THINGS GO WRONG, TECHNICAL STAFF TO INVESTIGATE CLAIMS AND RECOVER LOSSES

When an issue occurs, we work with technical staff who gather evidence, put together the case and follow up on your behalf. All activities are logged so you can see the status of a claim at any time.

WORLDWIDE INDICATIONS FOR DATA-DRIVEN VOYAGE AND BUNKER PLANNING

OilFront's market map makes it easy to compare prices and identify the most economic port to lift bunkers.

ANALYTICS AND REPORTING AT THE CLICK OF A BUTTON

Keep track of business-related trends. Segment volumes by counterparty, grade, ports, and vessel.

INVOICE MANAGEMENT

Stay on top of everything with our invoice management, cashflow and credit line forecasts. Deliveries with outstanding claims are flagged and payments are tracked.

BUILT TO BE SECURE

Dataflows are secured via TLS/SSL using best practice encryption mechanisms.Customer data is stored and processed in high security and high availability data centers. All internet facing systems are regularly tested for security and compliance. User names, passwords, and digital certificates are used.

For a more information, please read our white paper and case study.

Create a better bunker supply chain with OilFront