E-biz consolidation

Supply chain, logistics and point of sale boutiques Oildex, Solaris and PDI software expanded offerings, reflecting trend to factory-style operations.

In a bout of oil country supply chain and e-business consolidation, Oildex has acquired Phoenix DAS, a provider of integrated field operations management software for oilfield suppliers. The acquisition adds Phoenix’ sales, e-ticketing, purchase orders and real time inventory management solutions to Oildex’s e-field ticket initiative. Oildex offers an API to its ‘always-on’ supply chain for access by third party e-business providers, notably Amalto.

Well site logistics and inventory monitoring specialist Solaris acquired the assets of Railtronix, provider of real-time inventory management solutions for proppant mining, shipping and transloading. Houston-based Railtronix provides data for suppliers and oilfield service companies across the US. Railtronix founder Alfonso Olvera joins Solaris as SVP Technology.

In the downstream/retail space PDI Software has acquired WEX’ TelaPoint unit, a provider of fuel supply chain management software. TelaPoint manages inventory, dispatch, and fuel pricing for carrier companies and 67,000 points of sale. Acquisitive PDI also recently bagged Intellifuel Systems, Pinnacle ERP assets, DataMax, LomoSoft and Firestream Worldwide.

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