The customers and partners of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation (PSPC) gathered during the recent 2018 Shell Technology Forum to talk about developments in the business sector and how to strengthen relations among industry players.
Held at the Shangri-La Fort in Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig, the forum saw representatives from the government, academe, and various industries coming together to push for innovation and cooperation in the local business landscape.
Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation CEO Cesar Romero gave the welcome remarks and set the tone of the whole forum.
During the technology forum, PSPC presented its services aimed to augment business operations. Shell Fleet Solutions Country Business Manager Jackie Famorca presented Shell Card and how it aims to provide mobility solutions to fleet customers apart from just offering a fuel card. Mobility solutions such as roadside assistance and Shell Telematics which will be launched in the coming months.
Shell Telematics, a GPS device installed in vehicles, provides vehicle data like performance reports and driver behavior, tied in with fuel consumption and efficiency.
Advanced fuel technology
Shell also highlighted one of its latest innovations in fuel technology: the Shell FuelSave Diesel with DYNAFLEX Technology.
In her segment, Global Fuels Product Manager of Commercial Fuels Elitza Terzova shared, “Shell FuelSave Diesel with DYNAFLEX technology works for customers in many industries like mining, construction, manufacturing, marine, and transport. Many of our customers have reported seeing tangible benefits. They see and monetize the value of choosing Shell as their fuels partner.”
Meanwhile, Shell Commercial Fuels Technology Adviser for the East Region Kong Hua Ong talked about how Shell FuelSave Diesel with dual detergent DYNAFLEX technology is designed to help provide better fuel economy, improve engine efficiency, and increase load pulling power when needed in heavy-duty diesel engines.
Convergence of views
Innovation is more important now than ever as industry and academic experts stressed the presence of a new industrial revolution. “It is going to be greatly affecting us. Education is the only answer for us to survive this Industry 4.0,” said Bettina Quimson, chairman of the Science and Technology Committee of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce.
Shell Lubricants Technology General Manager Cameron Watson added, “In Shell, we are going through 4.0 ourselves and it’s been an exciting journey.” He mentioned the significance of the transfer of information as well as the globalization of knowledge as these help industry players in making sounder decisions and better transactions.
PSPC has constantly proven that it is more than just a fuel company. Together with the government, academe, and industry sector, Shell aims to enhance and innovate industry trends to bring about a better economy for the country.