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 […].

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Forklift for Construction Sites

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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.

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

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 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

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.

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.

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.

Pallet Strapping Machines on Show at Bauma Construction Expo

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At this year’s Bauma construction machinery trade show from 8 to 14 April (Hall C1, Stand 207), the strapping specialist showcases two machines designed for applications […]. The post Pallet Strapping Machines on Show at Bauma Construction Expo appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 26th March 2019 The name Mosca has long been associated with guaranteed reliability when it comes to securing bricks and other clay-based building materials for transport.

Construction of Tilbury2 to start immediately – Logistics Manager Magazine

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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.

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

Pallet Strapping Machines on Show at Bauma Construction Expo

Logistics Business Magazine

At this year’s Bauma construction machinery trade show from 8 to 14 April (Hall C1, Stand 207), the strapping specialist showcases two machines designed for applications across the entire construction industry.

How To Improve Workflow At A Construction Site

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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

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Nippon Express Logistics Indonesia Completes Construction of Logistics Center PT NEX Logistics Indonesia, a local subsidiary of Nippon Express Co., 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 – Logistics Manager appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Ingredients of a Successful Supply Chain: Transparency, Visibility, and Traceability

Talking Logistics

For example, the materials that people in the Construction sector make, haul, or buy are almost always on the critical path for the end customer. Data sharing is highly valuable when there are multiple entities on a supply chain (like in the Construction world).

Pallet Strapping Machines on Show at Bauma Construction Expo – Logistics Business® Magazine

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At this year’s Bauma construction machinery trade show from 8 to 14 April (Hall C1, Stand 207), the strapping specialist showcases two machines designed for applications […]. The post Pallet Strapping Machines on Show at Bauma Construction Expo – Logistics Business® Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Detroit construction and tons of opportunities

#TQLDrive

Two-year road closure coming on southbound I-75

New Freiburg Logistics Centre Under Construction for Dachser

Logistics Business Magazine

In August 2018, the logistics provider will start construction on a new logistics centre, which will include a transit terminal with a total area of 6,117 m² and 82 docking bays, plus a two-story office building. Completion of construction and the subsequent move are planned for mid-2019.

Broekman, Heylen Warehouses begin construction on new logistics facility in Venlo

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Broekman Logistics, along with Heylen Warehouses, has commenced construction on new logistics facility in Venlo, Netherlands. Venlo logistics facility will be constructed in various phases, and the manpower will be increased from an initial 150 jobs to 300 jobs in parallel with these phases.

Winvic to build 28,907 sq m at Didcot

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Winvic Construction is to build two warehouses totalling 28,907 sq m at Sutton Courtenay near Didcot. Construction will also include associated parking and servicing areas,… The post Winvic to build 28,907 sq m at Didcot appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.