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5830 Bond Street
Suite 300
Cumming, GA 30040

p. (770) 844-7043
f. (678) 679-2431
info@summitterm.com

Terminal Operations & Management

The Summit Team operates terminals for terminal owners ensuring that the facilities are compliant, fully-utilized, safe, and meeting the owner's financial goals. These arrangements are typically tailored to meet the needs of the owner and can include:

  • Staffing and Training
  • Insurance
  • Environmental and Safety Management
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • IRS & EPA Compliance
  • Day to day operations management
  • Maintenance & Engineering
  • Inventory Quality and Quantity Control
  • Budgeting and cost controls
  • Commercial agreements and relations and relations

Terminal Staffing
Summit can assume full responsibility for providing, paying and insuring all management and operations staff. This typically includes recruiting, hiring and training of these positions.


Training Programs
Our team has recruited in parallel company growth plans and managed small to large terminal work forces in operations, maintenance, engineering, safety, customer relations and labs. We have recruited and trained many of today’s successful operators and managers in the industry. The program is unique, hands on, thorough and usually trains upwards and downwards. We can tailor a program to train any or all of your personnel.


Development of Regulatory Plans and Standard Operating Procedures
Our team understands the minute details of terminal operations and regulatory requirements and has many years of experience of firsthand experience in operating in compliance. We use this experience to develop practical, cost effective and useful regulatory plans and operating procedures. Typically, our team mentors and uses a hands on field approach to implementation and reinforcement of training. These plans and procedures include:

  • U.S. Coast Guard Dock Operations Manual
  • Integrated Contingency Plans – U.S. Coast Guard and EPA
    • Spill Prevention and Countermeasure Plans (SPCC)
    • Emergency Response Action Plans
    • Hazardous Communication Plans
  • Department of Homeland Security Plans:
    • U.S. Coast Guard
    • DOT Security
  • Department of Transportation
  • Safety Procedures
    • Lock Out Tag Out
    • Hot Work
    • Confined Space
    • Contractor Safety
    • Storm and Waste Water
    • Personnel Protective Equipment
  • Operations Procedures
    • Inventory and Quality Control Procedures
    • Custody Control Measurement Practices
    • Truck, rail, barge, ship loading and unloading procedures
    • Automated rack procedures
  • Blending procedures
    • Quality Control Plans
    • Gauging, temperature, and water cut procedures
  • Quality and Custody Control

This is a small sampling of our extensive list of documents. Please contact us for a more extensive list.


Auditing Programs
Summit Terminaling Services structures audits in cooperation with terminal management in a manner that is non-threatening and informative. Our goal is to identify potential problems that can be costly; to develop a system for ongoing compliance; and to educate terminal personnel particularly on the "why" behind their efforts. Summit has tackled challenging inventory issues that were eating away at profits and commercial relations.

Typical audit categories include:

  • Inventory Operations
  • HSE
  • Security
  • Responsible Care
  • Gap Analysis
  • Corrective Action Planning
  • Root Cause Analysis

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