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.

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.

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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.

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.

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. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter www.allyo.com hello@allyo.com Bias is a problem we. need to address Our society is struggling with bias. and its negative impacts on our. workforce. What’s causing bias. today?

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.

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. But in recent years, new trends have proven a force to be reckoned with, as many organizations begin adopting and embracing new strategies in a bid to stay competitive. We explore current methods that are in practice and also the new wave […].

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.

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. The post Fraud Prevention Strategies for Construction Procurement appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Procurement fraud is a growing global problem.

Managing Logistics Assets in the Construction Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

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

[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): The post [Video] E-Construction: The Evolution Toward a Paperless Environment appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Podcast version (click to play): Past Episode Past Episode - Command Alkon Command Alkon e-construction

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.

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.

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.

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.,

5 Best Phones for Contractors & Construction Workers

WorkWave

Construction is a professional field that requires skills and unique equipment because for the most part, the workplace is as rugged as it is dangerous. Contractors and construction workers understand their phone is more than just a tool to make and receive calls.

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.

Forklift for Construction Sites

Material Handling and Logistics

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

Crucial Techniques to Control Construction Inventory

SIPMM Professional Publications

Time scheduling and coordination on construction projects are not just a matter of reputation but can be crucial to systems like an earthling, concrete laying and service. The post Crucial Techniques to Control Construction Inventory appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. When schedules are not managed properly, budgets for manpower and overall project budgets can be greatly affected. Mismanaged projects not only cut into the company’s profit and reputation […].

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? Podcast version (click to play): The post Transforming the Construction Materials Supply Chain appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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?

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. Suppliers might have been considered to be organisations contracted to provide physical supplies such as goods, materials, plant, and so on, a supplier as any provider of services or goods either […].

Forecast for 2025 Construction Technology

247 Customs Broker

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 post Forecast for 2025 Construction Technology appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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

Fortistar Begins Construction on Noble Road Landfill RNG Project

NGT News

The post Fortistar Begins Construction on Noble Road Landfill RNG Project appeared first on NGT News.

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

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. The post Six Procurement Best Practices for the Construction Industry appeared first on SIPMM ACADEMY.

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

[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. Podcast version (click to play): The post [Video] Working More Efficiently With Third-Party Haulers In The Construction Materials Industry appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Ford Confirms Construction of the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center

NGT News

Ford has started production of the all-new F-150 at the Ford Rouge Center and has confirmed the construction of the new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center where it will build the all-electric F-150 by mid-2022.

Construction start for huge Lancaster shipping hub

247 Customs Broker

DSV International is starting work on the project at… The post Construction start for huge Lancaster shipping hub appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. A New Jersey-based logistics firm is breaking ground today on a huge shipping hub in Lancaster.

Fortistar, Paloma Dairy Begin Construction of RNG Facility

NGT News

Fortistar, a privately-owned investment firm, and Paloma Dairy have started to construct a dairy digester renewable natural gas (RNG) facility, the Sunoma Renewable Biofuel Project. The post Fortistar, Paloma Dairy Begin Construction of RNG Facility appeared first on NGT News.

U.S. Gain Completes Construction on Natural Gas Fueling Station

NGT News

Gain, a company that specializes in the development, procurement and distribution of alternative fuel for the transportation market, has completed the construction of a private natural gas fueling station for Testa Produce Inc. Gain Completes Construction on Natural Gas Fueling Station appeared first on NGT News.

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