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Onpoint is dedicated to providing information and insights on topics relevant to the turnaround industry in the areas of logistics, safety services, personnel transportation, project controls and training. Our staff has decades of experience that can be of benefit to your projects.

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Pitfalls That Cause Tail End Collapses

A person deciding to pursue the exhilaration of human flight could step from the ledge of the 100-story John Hancock Building and enjoy about 8 seconds of bliss. Whether the flight is successful all depends on how well one controls the landing. Turnarounds often seem to be going nicely until you near the end of the project and discover it is quickly spiraling out of control. That last 5% can be all too illusive, often consuming far more man hours, project duration and budget than you ever forecasted. A poor finish can be negatively consequential to team confidence and to a team leader’s reputation.

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Pitfalls That Cause Tail End Collapses
10 Movable Hurdles For Easier Cost Control
Our Technology Solution For Superior Materials Management: TrackPoint
‘Safety Meeting’ Is An Understatement
Materials Management Part Three
Materials Management Part Two
Materials Management Part One
Getting the Most From Your Flex Workforce
Turnaround Training Can Be Your Competitive Advantage
On Schedule Turnarounds Mean Better Safety Performance
Don’t Be Scared But Turnarounds Are Changing
Enough Expertise To Go Around
The Need for Performance Assessment
The Technology ‘Crutch’
Specialized Skills Are Needed Now More Than Ever
Strategic Planning
Process + People + Technology = Cost Control
Is it People the Process or the Tools?
Overcoming the ‘Murphy’s Law’ of Turnarounds
Just Do It
If You Don’t Care About Earned Income Today, You Will Tomorrow
Learn a Lesson? Set a Standard

Onpoint White Papers