8 Things That Add Up To Zero – Safety in Project Logistics
Whether you’re shipping time-critical oil and gas components to support offshore operations, delivering everything needed to construct a new wind farm, or moving generation equipment for a power plant upgrade, there is nothing more important in project logistics than safety. Keeping up with a great record of years without a lost time injury (LTI), DHL Industrial Projects shares the 8 things essential to ‘Delivering safety with zero harm’
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There’s a lot at stake when transporting out-of-gauge, heavy, oversized or hazardous goods globally. This is especially true when operating in locations that have limited infrastructure or when there are differing levels of experience in specialized activities and industry standards.
DHL’s valued clients make significant investments in their most challenging moves, commonly referred to as project logistics or industrial projects. But the most important investment is never the cost of contracting logistics specialists, chartering aircraft and ocean-going vessels, or even constructing new access roads. Where investment really matters is in relation to safety.
According to our Project Logistics Experts, “There is no such thing as an acceptable level of allowable incidents. To our way of thinking, the KPI safety target in project logistics can only be zero. Anything higher than zero is effectively a license to harm.” This article shares some of the wisdom of the team – the eight things that must be done well to safely execute on project logistics.