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Be Clear When Defining Productivity

The concept of productivity is relatively simple—it’s just a ratio that compares volume of input to output. Businesses invest money, time and other resources as input so they can provide goods or services as output. Therefore, a company's productivity is a measure of...

How Third-Party Personnel Can Help You Find Capacity

No company can reach its potential without a full complement of trained and vetted staff members. The work of every person within an organization impacts the performance of everyone else, and overall productivity is undeniably essential to success. This is why many...

Effective Safety Training for Distance Learners

Education has value for everyone, especially when it concerns safety issues on a high-risk work site. Teaching from a textbook works for some learners, but a theoretical or academic approach doesn't fit everyone. Just as progressive schools and universities embrace...

Using Technology for Superior Materials Management

The concept of materials management is relatively simple: to coordinate the procurement and distribution of services, materials or equipment. Even though the overall concept is simple, the task itself can be challenging and incredibly complicated for larger companies....

Tips for Your Next Toolbox Talk

Most rig managers, shift runners and team supervisors have been a part of at least a few toolbox talks and most are intimately familiar with what it entails. While the format, topics and volume of these discussions is usually a matter of personal discretion, there are...

How Third-Party Supply Chain Management Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Supply chain management is one of the biggest challenges facing companies in the energy sector, particularly those involved in offshore drilling projects. There are dozens of different variables that can impact complex logistical operations, so there is no substitute...

Boost Productivity with a Hybrid Workforce

Innovation isn't just a luxury for modern oil and gas companies—it's necessary to achieve long-term survival and success. Conventional staffing practices still serve some organizations well, but the costs and challenges of maintaining a full staff of needed personnel...

The Power of EPS Personnel: Our Secrets to Success

Ask any successful business what their company's most important asset is and you’ll often get one simple answer: "our people." That answer is no different for Expeditors & Production Services. As a logistics and personnel service provider, the industry experts,...

2019 State of the Energy Industry Forecast

The last decade has been a series of peaks and valleys, especially for members of the energy industry. Shifting regulatory priorities, as well as fluctuations in production and demand on an international scale, are partially responsible. Oil and gas companies are...

HSE Trends to Expect in 2019

Health, safety and environment (HSE) management is a factor in virtually any business, but it is a top priority for companies in oil and gas production. Some operations in the energy industry are relatively risky for both personnel and the environment, posing unique...