How the Cognibox Contractor Management System (CMS) assists hiring organizations in the oil & gas industry in managing the compliance of their supply chain.

The oil industry faces many challenges: price volatility, escalating operating costs and increasingly stringent environmental regulations and standards. Companies must find ways to remain competitive and differentiate themselves in this rapidly evolving industry. The emergence of new technologies is creating many opportunities to optimize production. The vision of the “Smart Oilfield” is no longer an inaccessible dream.

Cognibox’s contractor risk management software allows oil and gas industry hiring organizations to focus on their company’s primary mission. Our solution takes into account the complexity of your organizational context, current and future challenges, as well as the multiplicity and diversity of outsourcing-related administrative and regulatory requirements specific to your industry to enable you to maximize your operations

Harmonization of processes

Rigorous and centralized process for qualifying your contractors and suppliers in terms of occupational health and safety and environmental protection.

Reduced number of accidents

Continuous risk management for all worksites and all job types made possible through automated analyses of non-compliance and training gaps for each individual employee.

Decreased costs

User-friendly structure that provides an overview to reduce your administrative and non-conformity costs related to managing contractors.


Automated control of worksite access. Only contractors qualified according to your criteria and whose presence is required on a specific day to carry out work assigned are allowed onsite.

Cognibox allows you to better manage risks associated with your suppliers' and contractors’ compliance management.

For over a decade, Cognibox has been helping the world’s most demanding organizations to carry out supply chain compliance management programs. Our experts understand the specificities of your industry and can assist you in implementing best practices in management. Much more than a technology-based solution, Cognibox will help you fully automate contractor risk and compliance management. From qualification and training management to the communication of job-specific requirements and performance evaluation, Cognibox provides a comprehensive solution tailored to your needs.

Oil & gas industry challenges that Cognibox can help you overcome

Highly regulated industry

Match your compliance requirements (provincial, standards, certifications, etc.) with your contractors' profiles to identify only those who are qualified.

Multiple site management

Flexible structure allowing a harmonized corporate management of the different departments, sites or countries, in several languages.

High risk environment

The tools and machines used are imposing and require special handling. Cognibox helps you reduce the risk of accidents by better managing the compliance of your contractors.

Social responsibility and environmental risks

Present your environmental requirements and specifications to your contractors and suppliers to limit the risk of accidents and protect your reputation.

See how Cognibox enabled this North American leader to harmonize supplier compliance

About the client

This industry leader, which employs over 2500 employees, is an important supplier of iron ore concentrate to clients in locations the world over. Each day some 700 or more contractor employees work onsite at various corporate locations.

Nature of challenge

Geographical spread, site size and the imposing number of contractors employed to ensure the smooth flow of operations posed a particular challenge in terms of contractor management communications and harmonization processes.

How Cognibox helped

Implementation of the full Cognibox suite enabled this world leader to automate fully the contractor risk management process and facilities access.

Vice President, Operations

“By helping us automate our operating processes, Cognibox enabled us to enhance control over the incoming and outgoing movements of more than 700 contractors. As a result, we exercise greater control over outsourcing costs, while consistently ensuring that we have the right employee in the right place performing a task for which he or she is properly qualified.”

Indicators suggestive of client success

7 months

Implementation of the full Cognibox suite in less than 7 months


Gate access control of over 700 contractor employees per day


Total automation of the contractor risk management process

Mining Industry Case Study

Discover how Cognibox helped them reach a goal of 0 workplace accident while managing many contractors.

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