Come June 15, Indian Oil will be setting up 87 control rooms pan India for addressing technical glitches / system issues that may be arising at Dealer’s end. The control room cell at 70 Divisional Offices will be manned by Technical, Operations and Retail Sales officers, while at its 16 State Offices, the control room cell will be manned by Information Systems (IS), Engineering and Retail Sales officer. The apex cell at Marketing Head Office , Mumbai will comprise of officers from IS , Pricing and Retail groups. These control rooms will operate round the clock till the system to establish an appropriate mechanism for Daily Price Revision stabilizes.
Further through its 129 supply locations spread across the country, IndianOil is ensuring that 90% supplies reach Dealer’s fuel station within 24 hours. This supply and distribution mechanism ensures that the impact of increasing/decreasing price trends on working capital is minimised.
The daily price revision is an initiative for ensuring the best possible prices to the customers as well as improved transparency in the pricing mechanism.
While petrol pumps will be displaying the daily prices, there are various other ways to check the daily prices. Customers can access IndianOil’s mobile app Fuel@IOC for the rates. Alternatively, customers can also check the prices in their cities by sending SMS RSP< SPACE >DEALER CODE to 92249-92249. The Dealer Code of each petrol pump would be prominently displayed in the petrol pump premises.
IndianOil’s nearly 450 sales areas have conducted dealer training workshops to ensure that customers do not face any pricing misinformation or glitches.
IndianOil has also re-checked the mobile no. and email data of its 25,000 plus dealers to ensure that timely information on the effective prices at a pre-designated time i.e. 20:00 hrs for the next day, reaches the right person. The dealers will be receiving the updated price via customised SMSs, e-mails , mobile app ad web portal for dealers.
IndianOil has also commenced all India trial run for daily price revision w.e.f June 13, 2017 at all its petrol stations.