Carillion Plc. – Southmead Hospital Redevelopment – Zone Manager

Carillion Plc. is a leading UK integrated support services company with a substantial portfolio of Public Private Partnership projects and extensive construction capabilities. They were appointed to carry out a major redevelopment of Southmead Hospital in Bristol. The Southmead Hospital site has a single entrance and exit gate onto a busy road.  Vehicles arriving on site pass this gate and are authorised to enter by a gate operator. For part of the project there is secondary gate for Clinical deliveries...

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Zone Manager Example Configurations

Zone Manager provides benefits for small and large operations alike. From a small site with a single gate and a couple of unloading areas to a multi-project site with many gates, unloading areas and cranes. Below are some examples of how the Zone Manager has been used. Media City, Manchester MediaCityUK is a major 200 acre site which will, when complete, have over 7 million sq. ft of new and refurbished floor space for business, retail and residential property.  It...

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MediaCityUK – Zone Manager

MediaCityUK is a major 200 acre site which will, when complete, have over 7 million sq. ft of new and refurbished floor space for business, retail and residential property.  It will be home to the BBC in Manchester. This is a very large site with several gates onto it from surrounding roads. Yet despite its size it has limited space for holding vehicles on site. An off-site area was found to allow delivery vehicles to be marshalled prior to being...

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Construction Logistics Strategy

Too often Construction Logistics is narrowly applied to on-site handling, when in fact this is simply the tip of the iceberg. The most effective construction logistics solutions require a fully designed, all-encompassing supply chain management approach. Many sites are broken down into fixed price elements. These are purchased separately and as late as the programme will allow in order to preserve cash flow. Each subcontractor is responsible for his own material supply. This makes cost control easy, but makes it hard...

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MVM – Zone Manager

MVM were keen to give Logistics a prominent role in the project. Deliveries to the construction areas have to be made by travelling along the cordoned off hard shoulder and any hold-up or blockage could cause a major disruption of work. Unusually for the construction industry they took on a Logistics Manager from outside their industry sector, in fact from the retail industry. The retail industry is known for giving Logistics a much higher profile. MVM decided they would benefit...

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