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.

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.

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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.

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.

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

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.

Building & Construction

PLS Logistics

Heavy, large, and often unstackable assets require specialized vehicles and careful handling. Our thorough experience in moving large industrial shipments lets us ensure your freight will be delivered to the destination safe and on-time. industries

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.

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 […].

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.

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.

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.

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?

Chanje, MaxGen to Construct Fleet Charging Infrastructure

NGT News

MaxGen is designing and constructing depot-based charging solutions, including infrastructure and utility connections. […]. The post Chanje, MaxGen to Construct Fleet Charging Infrastructure appeared first on NGT News.

[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 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.

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.

Forklift for Construction Sites

Material Handling and Logistics

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

Volvo Trucks Looking at Electrification for Construction, Distribution Fleets

NGT News

Volvo Trucks says it has developed electric concept trucks for construction operations and regional distribution, joining the existing commercialization of Volvo electric trucks for urban transport.

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

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

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.

VW Initiates Construction of Chattanooga Electric Vehicle Production Facility

NGT News

Volkswagen of America has started construction on its electric vehicle production facility in Chattanooga, Tenn., The post VW Initiates Construction of Chattanooga Electric Vehicle Production Facility appeared first on NGT News.

New Landfill Gas-to-RNG Plant Under Construction in Indy

NGT News

In August, SCS Energy broke ground on the construction of a new landfill gas to renewable natural gas (RNG) plant in Indianapolis. Indy High Btu LLC engaged SCS Energy to build the RNG plant under an engineering, procurement and construction agreement.

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

ANG Kicks Off Construction on Modesto CNG Station

NGT News

The post ANG Kicks Off Construction on Modesto CNG Station appeared first on NGT News. American Natural Gas (ANG) has broken ground on its new public compressed natural gas fueling station in Modesto, Calif., located at 4383 Leckron Rd.

B&B to Showcase Attachments at Oman Construction Expo

Logistics Business Magazine

The Middle Eastern construction market provides B&B with an abundance of new prospects as the BlockMaster range becomes more well-known within the construction industry,” said Mike Barton, Managing Director at B&B Attachments.

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.

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

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

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.

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

Key Digital Technologies for the Construction Sector

SIPMM Professional Publications

While construction sector lines remain flat. The post Key Digital Technologies for the Construction Sector appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE. Over the last hundred years, most industries made significant gains on their progress lines.

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.

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.