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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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.

[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): Past Episode Past Episode - Command Alkon Command Alkon e-construction

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.

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.

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.

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 […].

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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

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Forklift for Construction Sites

Material Handling and Logistics

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

Forecast for 2025 Construction Technology

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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.

CBRE report points to ongoing industrial construction during COVID-19 pandemic

Logistics Management

markets for under-construction space, which represent 70% of total under-construction national inventory, have workers active and on site for essential projects

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.

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?

[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.

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

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.

Construction Complete on Indiana’s Largest RNG Plant

NGT News

The post Construction Complete on Indiana’s Largest RNG Plant appeared first on NGT News.

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.

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

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.

Construction of Toyota’s ‘Smart City’ is Set to Begin in 2021

Kuebix

The post Construction of Toyota’s ‘Smart City’ is Set to Begin in 2021 appeared first on Kuebix.

Manchester Airport warehouse set to start construction – Logistics Manager Magazine

247 Customs Broker

Icon Industrial is looking to start construction of the larger of the two facilities it secured planning for in April this year at its World… The post Manchester Airport warehouse set to start construction – Logistics Manager Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.

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

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.

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.

Bedfordshire spec scheme to start construction – Logistics Manager Magazine

247 Customs Broker

The developer is to develop an 8.51-acre… The post Bedfordshire spec scheme to start construction – Logistics Manager Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Why Does Every Construction Site Need a Trash Chute?

Compactor Management Company

If you have a construction business, you would know how much waste is generated each day. Carrying garbage by hand is time-consuming and unsafe, especially in high-rise constructions. A construction trash chute makes waste disposal much easier.

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

247 Customs Broker

Gain, a company that specializes in the development, procurement and distribution of alternative fuel for the transportation market, has completed the construction of a… The post U.S. Gain Completes Construction on Natural Gas Fueling Station appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.