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.

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.

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 […].

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.

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.

Transforming the Construction Materials Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Steve Cox, VP of Business Development at Command Alkon , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How is the construction materials supply chain the same as other supply chains, and more importantly, how is it different?

[Video] Working More Efficiently With Third-Party Haulers In The Construction Materials Industry

Talking Logistics

Matt Brinker, Product Manager at Command Alkon, discusses how companies in the construction materials industry can work more efficiently with third-party haulers.

Working More Efficiently with Third-Party Haulers in the Construction Materials Industry

Talking Logistics

But it’s especially true in the construction materials industry where time is indeed money. The post Working More Efficiently with Third-Party Haulers in the Construction Materials Industry appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Command Alkon Industry Trends Transportation Management bulk materials hualers Command Alkon construction materials supply chain shipment visibilityWhere’s my truck? Where’s my shipment?

Six Procurement Best Practices for the Construction Industry

SIPMM Professional Publications

As competition intensifies in the construction market, procurement department plays a critical role in the construction industry, as it has to manage the project execution and closure in time.

Six Essential Areas for Controlling Construction Inventory

SIPMM Professional Publications

Construction inventory management is a means by which construction companies and suppliers can keep track of materials, workforce, equipment and plant. This is particularly important when a construction company has multiple projects to manage, as efficient scheduling can become very complicated. The post Six Essential Areas for Controlling Construction Inventory appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY.

FMCSA grants two construction-related HOS exemptions

Fleet Owner

Ready-mix concrete haulers granted exemption from the 30-minute rest break provision and a record of duty status extension to 14 hours, according to FMSCA filings

Forklift for Construction Sites

Material Handling and Logistics

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

CBRE research shows ongoing demand leads construction of new warehouses

Logistics Management

CBRE reported that there is more than 255 million square-feet of warehouse space under construction, with 70.2% of it being speculative.

Big is the Name of the Game in Warehouse Construction

Material Handling and Logistics

Warehouses of one million square feet accounted for a fifth of total square footage started in 2017 and a record 23% in 2018

8 ways warehouse construction has evolved

247 Customs Broker

This is part two of a two-part series looking at the evolution of warehouse construction. The rise of e-commerce… The post 8 ways warehouse construction has evolved appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Build Constructive Relationship

Logistics Business Magazine

Wholesaler Sewera Polska Chemia has been serving the construction industry for over 25 years providing a complete range of building materials to contractors and retail clients. The post Build Constructive Relationship appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

U.S. infrastructure construction costs pose threat to economy

Fleet Owner

It seems like infrastructure in the U.S. is plagued by the same sort of cost disease that afflicts the country’s education and health care

7 tips to trucking safely in road construction zones

Fleet Owner

The past five years have seen 4,400 people killed and 200,000 people injured in work zone crashes, truck-involved or not, but the trucking figures from FHWA are daunting

Construction spending maintains year-over-year gains through October

Fleet Owner

Construction spending edged lower in October from September levels but increased from the October 2017 total, according to an analysis of new Census data by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Pyle begins construction on new integrated logistics center

Fleet Owner

The transportation and logistics provider opens 21-door service center as construction begins on a 200,000-sq.-ft. integrated logistics center

Construction spending stays strong despite worker shortage

Fleet Owner

Construction spending increased 0.1% from July to August and 5.3% for eight months of 2018 combined, with continued year-to-date gains for major public and private categories, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General

Construction to start on Tilbury expansion

Automotive Logistics

The new port should begin operating in the second quarter of next year will be the UK’s largest unaccompanied ferry port and biggest construction processing hub, with authorised economic operator status from the British government, stated Forth Ports Group.

Business model innovation, from constructing to logistics

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Nothing is less true, due the lack of space in the Netherlands the country is forced to create very efficient constructed neighbourhoods. Especially in the Netherlands the core business process of a building company does not rely especially on constructing anymore.

Emirates SkyCargo Celebrates 10-Year Partnership with DuPont Safety & Construction

Airfreight Logistics

The Freight Division of Dubai-based Emirates Airlines, Emirates SkyCargo , and DuPont Safety & Construction , a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, recently celebrated 10 years of their partnership. DuPont Safety & Construction President, Rose Lee said, “DuPont is extremely proud of our partnership with Emirates, we have been on our partnership journey for 10 years together, creating innovative solutions that are leading the cold chain space.”.

Westbound I-74 bridge from Illinois to Iowa to close for construction

247 Customs Broker

Truck drivers who frequently cross the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge traveling from Illinois into Iowa will soon be required to detour around the bridge because of a construction project. The post Westbound I-74 bridge from Illinois to Iowa to close for construction appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. construction highways I-280 i-74 I-80 Illinois Illinois DOT Iowa Iowa DOT customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

U.S. Ecommerce and Last Mile Logistics Tenants are Fueling Industrial Construction Boom

247 Customs Broker

Markets for Construction: Dallas, Philadelphia, Inland Empire, Atlanta, and Chicago Ecommerce and last mile logistics tenants continue to fuel a massive industrial… The post U.S. Top 5 U.S.

How To Improve Workflow At A Construction Site

3PL Links

When it comes to the construction industry, the workflow factor is important because it will impact your bottom line for better or for worse. So read on to learn more about how to improve construction site workflow. This will definitely improve workflow at a construction site.

Nippon Express Logistics Indonesia Completes Construction of Logistics Center

Logistics Manager

has completed construction of the Bekasi Logistics Center in the Gobel Industrial Estate located in Bekasi Regency (West Java Province). The post Nippon Express Logistics Indonesia Completes Construction of Logistics Center appeared first on Logistics Manager.

Maersk quits dry box construction to focus on reefer market

The LoadStar

The post Maersk quits dry box construction to focus on reefer market appeared first on The Loadstar. AP Møller-Maersk’s box building arm, Maersk Container Industry (MCI), has quit the dry container manufacturing sector to focus on the reefer market.

The Final Tax Bill Saved a Pillar of Construction Finance

Freightos

In addition to pass-through exemptions and scuttling the alternative minimum tax, the law contained another, less-noticed victory for industry

Construction Begins on Cargo City Freight Center at Budapest Airport

Airfreight Logistics

The newly dedicated freight center planned for Budapest Airport (BUD) has begun construction, Cargo City is part of the 160 Million Euro development program BUD:2020. The post Construction Begins on Cargo City Freight Center at Budapest Airport appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Construction underway for on-farm dairy RNG project

Fleet Owner

Amp Americas announced this is the second anaerobic digester gas-to-RNG facility to convert dairy waste to Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) for transportation fuel

SkyCell and DuPont Safety and Construction Form Strategic Alliance

Airfreight Logistics

Swiss-based SkyCell , a manufacturer of temperature-controlled containers for use in the pharmaceutical and food industries has recently announced a strategic partnership with DuPont Safety & Construction.

Detroit construction and tons of opportunities

#TQLDrive

Two-year road closure coming on southbound I-75

Construction of Tilbury2 to start immediately – Logistics Manager Magazine

247 Customs Broker

Construction of Tilbury2 will start immediately following the appointment of construction group Graham to build the new facility. The post Construction of Tilbury2 to start immediately – Logistics Manager Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. The Port of Tilbury received development consent last week for the project which involves the creation of a new port terminal and associated facilities on land at the former Tilbury Power Station.