03 November 2015, Amsterdam: IBS Software, a leading global provider of new generation IT solutions to the travel, transportation and logistics industry will collaborate with CWT Energy, Resources & Marine to provide a seamless booking solution to manage both commercial travel and the more complex logistics required for the energy resources and marine industry. The integrated solution will encompass transfer charter aircraft, ground transportation and remote accommodation. CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, a division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), provides specialized travel management solutions for organizations operating in oil and gas, diversified resources & mining, offshore, marine services and alternative energies.
The booking solution, which can be used by organizations of any size, enables them to manage the complex business of crew rotation often involving specialist travel to remote locations. It enables travel managers and logistics managers to handle both their commercial and logistics booking requests in one single, flexible solution. Traveler experience is simplified, efficiency increased and security enhanced through one consolidated and interactive mobile itinerary, allowing total trip visibility.
Monisa Cline, senior vice president and global head, CWT Energy, Resources & Marine, said: “This new solution will be available globally and integrates with CWT To Go, our best-in-market mobile technology. Many clients in this space still manage some aspects of crew rotation manually. However, this new offering provides clients with a much more efficient complete one-stop- solution.”
“The collaboration between CWT Energy, Resources & Marine and IBS brings two industry leaders together to drive synergy across the travel value chain to deliver enhanced customer experience and achieve efficiency. This collaboration is a great example of two suppliers, with complementing capabilities, coming together and driving innovation to support customers in a challenging business environment.” added Ramesh Nair, VP, IBS Oil and Gas Logistics Business Unit.