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.

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?

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.

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.

Forklift for Construction Sites

Material Handling and Logistics

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

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

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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

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.

Detroit construction and tons of opportunities


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.

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

Waste 37

The Secret of Getting Ahead (Takeaways from Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 Conference)

Talking Logistics

According to a McKinsey Global Institute study , the construction industry is among the least digitized, ranking 21 out of 22 industries (only Agriculture and hunting ranked lower). As reported in MarketWatch , “The global construction industry has a chronic productivity problem. It also matters because federal and state agencies and competitive pressures will also demand it (see, for example, the Federal Highway Administration’s e-Construction and Partnering initiative).

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

247 Customs Broker

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.

DSV Canada Breaks Ground on New Logistics Facility

Logistics Manager

Leeswood Construction who managing the project and build began in May 2018 to prepare the site for building work to begin. Contract Logistics Bill Mann Christine Carrington DSV DSV Canada Gordon Krantz Kyle Birchard Leeswood Construction Logistics Complex Martin Roos Rob Chanona Warehousing

HMM Launch Two 11,000 TEU Scrubber System Equipped Containerships

Logistics Manager

The scrubber system was retrofitted to the ships after they had been delivered by the Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction. Yoo containerships Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction HMM HMM Blessing HMM Promise Hyundai Merchant Marine

DSV Canada Breaks Ground on New Logistics Facility

Airfreight Logistics

Leeswood Construction who managing the project and build began in May 2018 to prepare the site for building work to begin.

On the Water

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

There is no question that the U.S. water infrastructure needs repair. The unprecedented flooding and droughts across the country over […].

Buying and Selling Transportation/Logistics Companies with Peter Stefanovich

The Logistics of Logistics

Peter started in the transportation/logistics world in 2008 while working in Chicago for an international retail construction company. Doing the logistics for fixtures at a retail construction company. [3:54] Download the audio file.

Two new units at Suffolk Park

247 Customs Broker

The units were constructed by Readie Construction on a £13 million contract to meet the BREEAM excellent standard. The units are the first to be constructed on the 114-acre and the park that has planning consent for 2m sq ft.

REVAMP IN REAL ESTATE: How logistics can push forward the change


Instavans@Work Logistics News Supply Chain Management Tips & Insights Transport And Logistics Companies Truck Booking construction distribution procurement Real estate Supply Chain transport

Five Crucial Factors for Implementing P2P System

SIPMM Professional Publications

Organizations across all industries, from retail to construction to education, rely on Procure-to-Pay (P2P) solutions to convert negotiated contracts to realized savings.

Warehouse network ill-suited for e-commerce needs, report finds

DC Velocity

New construction activity makes just minor dent in the problem, CBRE says. Strategy

Convey lands $10 million investment to expand beyond retail sector

DC Velocity

Software could improve last-mile delivery performance in pharmaceuticals, medicine, and construction, CEO says. Technology

Dynamo Deep Dives, The 2018 List — Part 2


Construction & Real Estate The process that goes into building a structure is ripe for innovation. I’d like to really dive deep on what processes in the construction supply chain are pain points for this industry. supply-chain big-data construction fashion dynamoperspectives

CSX Railroad Chief Brushes Off Recession Worries as Cargo Climbs

Material Handling and Logistics

slowdown as shipments of steel, lumber, plastics, construction materials, cardboard and other goods are still climbing CSX Corp. CEO Jim Foote sees no signs of a U.S.

It’s Hard to Learn if you Already Know

The Lean Thinker

” To counteract this we need to construct different artifacts that focus our attention on our shared understanding vs. trying to advocate a particular position. Shaping that conversation in constructive directions is what leadership is about.

TRUX expands 'Dump Trucks On Demand' logistics platform to Los Angeles

Fleet Owner

Contractors, dump truck drivers and material producers use the cloud-based TRUX platform to take advantage of LA’s booming construction market