Posted by News Express | 29 March 2019 | 3,702 times
The entire downstream petroleum sector in Nigeria and Africa is overdue for a mobile app for monitoring activities in the entire downstream petroleum sector that will engage marketers actively, the Managing Director of Axiom Tech Limited, Andre Bassey, has said.
Mr. Bassey said this as Axiom Tech launched an app, Petro-App, meant to address challenges confronting product distribution network in the downstream sector of the Nigerian nay African petroleum.
He said Petro-App was built from the ground up using African ingenuity combined with technological innovation which will aid decision making seamless for traders and marketers.
“Petro-app has been designed as a “one stop shop” to be an information and communication bridge to inform constructive decisions. Its features include: Information on product availability from all major petro depots in Nigeria, prices on the go and maximise profit, Trucks/Tanker information for hire and delivery, price forecast, petro news, knowledge center and a feedback mechanism.
“To generate a raw database of daily ground marketers around Nigeria’s depots, Petro-App can also aid in disseminating general information, news because the Petro-app is 100 per cent locally built from ground up, the stakeholders will be perceived as a great supporter of home grown technology within and without Nigeria,” he said.
Bassey, also the co-founder, said the Petro-App was designed to integrate the downstream sector of the petroleum industry to makes daily operations decision very easy for an average marketer.
He said that the company is partnering with Lagos State Transportation Management Agency (LASTMA), Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) in ensuring effective delivery of the project.
He said that the App was designed for five years but company is starting with the first stage to integrate major stakeholders into the application.
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