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The Importance of Crude Inventory Management

November 24, 2015

While countless white papers have been published on the importance of inventory management, at refineries across North America it seems the jury is still out. Through the collective experience of the Trindent Hydrocarbon Loss Control practice we’ve witnessed every inventory management structure imaginable. While one refinery will keep the crude tanks filled to capacity in… read more →




The Many Purposes of Hydrocarbon Custody Transfer

November 2, 2015

What’s the purpose of “Hydrocarbon Custody Transfer”? Depends on who you ask! Custody transfer means something different to everyone.




Fundamental Considerations for Managing Inventory Adjustments at Airport

October 9, 2015

The Airline industry focuses on fuel from a standpoint of lowering their price per gallon through purchasing mechanisms and transportation tariffs. However, there is less focus at the airport level through operational excellence. Airlines are prone to jet fuel losses due to inaccurate measurement and inaccurate billing at airport locations. These are driven by deficiencies… read more →




Recognizing the Current Market Environment our Clients Operate in to Become Trusted Advisors

October 5, 2015

Insurance is generally considered a mature industry in the west. However, in China it is a growing sector spurred on by rising household incomes and China’s internet Boom. Within the past two years, some privately held Chinese insurers have started to aggressively pursue foreign investments. Business model innovation has also led to the emergence of… read more →




Time is Money – and Must Be Measured with the Same Diligence

September 28, 2015

With the arrival of fall comes the season of business planning and budgeting for many organizations. Not surprisingly, cost management is often the focus of these exercises. What should not be overlooked, however, is time management. Saving time through productivity improvement has numerous financial and non-financial benefits. In addition to having a financial cost, time… read more →




Effective Change Management in a Nutshell

September 14, 2015

In today’s fast paced world, every organization will encounter some type of change whether it’s cultural, operational, process, or technological change. The ability to adopt changes and manage changes effectively are being viewed as a competitive advantage in our ever changing business world. But what is Change Management? It is a structured approach that leads… read more →




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