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LogisticsMatter is Under Construction

Logistics Matter

The post LogisticsMatter is Under Construction appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. LogisticsMatter.com is being redesigned. The site is fully functioning, but not everything looks as it should yet. The new design will be launched next week. In the meantime: enjoy your stay!

Meeting Deadlines for Heavy Civil Construction Projects

Trux

Schedule delays in heavy civil construction have come to be expected as a normal part of the job. According to a recent global construction survey by KPMG , in the past three years, only 25% of projects came within 10% of their original deadlines.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

these can be automatically or manually constructed Test the algorithm against that set and see where the response is different from what. Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the.

Using Construction Data to Optimize Hauling Operations

Trux

A lot of different hauled materials--from aggregates and asphalt to sand and soil--are needed to successfully complete a construction job. trux contractors digital workflows in construction

Flatbed Demand and Challenges for Construction and Manufacturing

Trinity Logistics

However, industries facing high flatbed demand, like construction and manufacturing, are seeing more difficulty than others. Flatbed capacity seems even more challenging because of the continued demand in construction and manufacturing.

Importance of Logistics in Construction Projects

Trinity Logistics

For everyone, materials or equipment need to arrive on time and with no damage, and this lies especially true for those coordinating construction projects. Construction sites require heavy-duty and valuable equipment and materials that must be delivered on schedule.

Flatbed steady amid lumber shortages, construction tightness

The Supply Chain Journal

House construction nationwide is being constrained by the tight supply and mile-high price of lumber, but this squeeze has not been felt by the flatbed truckers who haul these loads. While lumber is a prime component of any construction project, it’s just one of many ingredients.

Surmount Supply Chain Challenges in the Construction Industry with Technology

Kuebix

Between companies regularly distributing, manufacturing or using construction products, the construction industry experiences a steady flow of business. One thing all construction companies can agree on is the importance of operating efficiently in order to meet project deadlines.

Viewpoint: Solving logistical challenges of inner-city construction

The Supply Chain Journal

All construction projects pose logistical challenges to overcome. Construction projects often require temporarily rerouting traffic. Such changes can cause backups that become particularly bothersome for people on tight schedules, such as delivery drivers and construction workers.

Methodologies for Construction Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

The procurement function in the construction industry has resisted change for many decades. The post Methodologies for Construction Procurement appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management.

E-Construction: The Evolution Toward a Paperless Environment

Talking Logistics

On Talking Logistics, we’ve talked about how the construction industry has historically been a laggard when it comes to digital transformation. But the tide is starting to turn as e-Construction initiatives gain traction in the industry. What exactly is e-Construction? Read more E-Construction: The Evolution Toward a Paperless Environment. The post E-Construction: The Evolution Toward a Paperless Environment appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Forecast for 2025 Construction Technology

Talking Logistics

The construction industry is growing thanks to a strong economy, forecasted to reach $1.2 trillion in the US by 2020, according to Tradesmen International, and the global construction output is forecast to rise to $12.7 Read more Forecast for 2025 Construction Technology. The post Forecast for 2025 Construction Technology appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Top Quarterly Blogs: Construction and Manufacturing Industry

Trinity Logistics

Our quarterly industry focus was on the construction and manufacturing industry. If you’re in the construction or manufacturing industry and are looking to simplify your logistics, look no further! We researched your current challenges in logistics and found solutions.

Safeguarding Construction Projects Against Setbacks and Delays

Supply Chain Brain

While a secure supply chain is important across projects and industries, it’s essential in the construction field

Hexagon Purus Constructs a New Manufacturing Facility in Canada

NGT News

Hexagon Purus is starting construction of a new manufacturing facility in Kelowna for battery packs and hydrogen storage systems for medium- and heavy-duty battery and fuel cell electric commercial vehicles.

Negotiating Techniques for Construction Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Negotiating Techniques for Construction Procurement appeared first on SIPMM | Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management. As a professional purchaser, negotiation skills will place one at an upper hand.

Best Practices for Preventing Construction Equipment Theft

RasTrac

Preventing construction theft is a top priority for many construction companies; missing valuable equipment can prove to be especially expensive and can result in costly downtime as well.

Fraud Prevention Strategies for Construction Procurement

SIPMM Professional Publications

It presents a particularly high profile and negative impact on the construction industry. It can cost a construction business millions of dollars and damage its reputation. Procurement fraud relates to purchasing goods, services or commissioning construction projects from third parties.

[Video] E-Construction: The Evolution Toward a Paperless Environment

Talking Logistics

Suzie Holycross, Business Development Manager – DOT at Command Alkon, discusses e-Contruction and the evolution of the construction industry toward a paperless environment. Podcast version (click to play): Past Episode Past Episode - Command Alkon Command Alkon e-construction

Transforming the Construction Materials Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

If you stop to think about it, the construction industry supply chain is all around us — it’s the roads we drive on, our houses and commercial buildings, and all sorts of other infrastructure. Simply put, there’s probably no other supply chain that is in more dire need of transformation than the construction industry supply chain. What Makes the Construction Materials Supply Chain Unique? And that model works higher up the construction materials supply chain as well.

Procurement Methodologies for the Construction Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

As competition in the construction market intensifies, establishing a procurement department is a key process for creating and managing contacts in construction projects.

Shipping excavators and other large construction equipment

I.C.E. Transport

Here are some tips on shipping excavators and other large construction equipment. Say you’re based in Europe, and you’ve just scored a great deal on some used earth moving equipment in the US.

“What spurred construction of Laredo’s World Trade Bridge?”

The Supply Chain Journal

It was constructed to handle the rapid growth of commercial truck traffic between Mexico and the United States. Construction started on Sept. More than 2,000 workers, of whom 50% were from outside the region, worked on the bridge’s construction.

Essential Criteria to Evaluate Construction Supplier

SIPMM Professional Publications

In the construction industry, ‘supplier’ is a very general term which refers to organisations contracted as part of the delivery of a built asset. The post Essential Criteria to Evaluate Construction Supplier appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

Staten Island Ferry construction christens Florida’s newest shipyard

The Supply Chain Journal

Joe for final outfitting and testing of commercial new construction vessels and topside repairs. Both yards specialize in commercial steel and aluminum vessel construction as well as industrial steel fabrication; the Panama City facilities are producing four U.S.

Managing Logistics Assets in the Construction Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

The post Managing Logistics Assets in the Construction Sector appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

NCTD Receives CEC Grant to Construct Hydrogen Fueling Station

NGT News

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded the North County Transit District (NCTD) a $4 million grant to construct a hydrogen fueling station at the agency’s West Division BREEZE Facility in Oceanside, Calif.

Key Provisions to be Negotiated in a Construction Purchase Contract

SIPMM Professional Publications

Construction contracts are complicated documents that try to balance the needs of many different parties involved in a project. While every clause in a construction contract is important to review, there are […]. The post Key Provisions to be Negotiated in a Construction Purchase Contract appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

Blockchain Technology for the Construction Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

Construction is a sector where trust is much-needed. On the construction site blockchain can improve the reliability and trustworthiness of construction logbooks, […]. The post Blockchain Technology for the Construction Sector appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Blockchain is such a transformative technology that can affect just about every business process that requires a trusted environment.

DGD Receives Board Approval to Construct Renewable Diesel Production Facility

NGT News

The post DGD Receives Board Approval to Construct Renewable Diesel Production Facility appeared first on NGT News. Darling Ingredients Inc., a producer of organic ingredients, and Valero Energy Corp.,

Digital Technology for Construction Value Chain

SIPMM Professional Publications

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is identified by many countries including Singapore as a key technology to improve productivity and increase the level of integration across various disciplines in the entire construction value chain. It is the main enabler for achieving Integrated Digital Delivery (IDD), one of the key thrusts in the Construction Industry Transformation Map […]. The post Digital Technology for Construction Value Chain appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

Accepting constructive criticism first step in mitigating risk

The Supply Chain Journal

Constructive criticism is not always easy to hear, but just like applying hydrogen peroxide to a wound, the pain is for the best. But Kaferle explained that far too many trucking companies are averse to constructive feedback for fear that it’ll risk premium increases.

Forklift for Construction Sites

Material Handling and Logistics

Pettibone has introduced the Cary-Lift 254i to its line of pipe, pole and log handlers