Maintaining competitiveness in today’s marketplace can be challenging to say the least. Assuring product/service quality, peak performance, and cost effectiveness are the basics for business success. As a result more and more corporations are seriously looking at the concept of rightsizing/downsizing their organizations to reflect business needs. This in most cases translates into contracting out of services. By the very nature of the pipeline industry, contractors are essential especially as it relates to construction. A wide number of pipeline companies are expanding the use of contractors in many areas such as engineering, production, and maintenance. Through this ever-increasing use of contractors a very real challenge is presented to employers wanting to assure quality, contractor control, and top performance. Effective contractor management is critical to the overall success of pipeline companies around the globe. The purpose of this presentation is to discuss one such strategy and the benefits associated with it.

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