Case Study:
Fuel Distribution

The Project

In 2008 Adler and Allan was awarded a project from the Olympic Development Authority (ODA) to run a robust, secure supply chain for fuel to the London 2012 Games construction phase site contractors.

The Solution

A&A’s site fuel station was totally designed and implemented in-house through an experienced team of fuel installation and supply personnel experts in providing facilities and products to precise, measurable service delivery criteria, on an unusual and potentially hazardous site surrounded by waterways. Our team set about the design and build of an efficient, removable fuel station, completing well within the three-month deadline.

A&A Fuel Services managed the contract to supply over 25 million litres of fuel from the site, operating and manning the standards of safety and quality. The site provided a simple to use, stable, retail-style fuel service with vehicle recognition capability for onsite customer collections, and also a base for rigid fuel tankers making over 10,000 bulk deliveries in the Olympic Park. All operations had to be carried out under stringent security procedures and to speci c timed delivery schedules.

As the construction phase approached completion at the end of 2011, A&A won the contract to supply on behalf of BP all the fuel for the 600-plus generators providing main line and back-up power to over 40 Olympic venues around the country. This involved employing 12 rigid tankers on a 24/7 basis from May to September 2012, initially fuelling the generators and supporting bulk storage tanks, and then progressively replenishing through a robust testing phase to round the clock operations at the peak of the Games themselves. Throughout the project the company was required to operate to the highest HSE and security requirements and successfully completed over two thousand individual deliveries.

The Outcome

“On behalf of BP Oil UK can I thank you for your commitment in helping deliver a fantastic Olympic Games for London. You have contributed to delivering 3 million litres of gas oil to some 1650 kilometres around the UK.

This has been achieved whilst working to some very demanding deadlines, tight security protocols and some very challenging delivery points in some of London’s
most environmentally sensitive locations. An outstanding achievement that you should feel very proud of. Well done and thank you.” Brian Hallett , BP

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