Supply Chain Management – the key to profitable Construction Logistics

When the term Construction Logistics is used most people think of the storage and handling of materials on site and the haulage bringing goods to the site. But the fact of the matter is that what happens on site is just the tip of the iceberg; what comes before – what lies under the visible surface – has a huge impact and largely determines the outcome of your project. Over the last three years The Logistics Business has undertaken a...

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Munnelly – Athletes Village – Zone Manager

The Athletes Village in Stratford City, London, will provide a temporary home to thousands of athletes during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Bovis Lend Lease, part of the Lend Lease group, will oversee all aspects of the project management and construction. Munnelly Support Services are providing the Logistics Services for one (or possibly more) of the accommodation blocks. In order to manage the delivery points, hoist and cranes Munnellys used Zone Manager. They were able to take advantage...

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Munnelly – Salford Hospital – Zone Manager

The Salford Royal Hospital in Greater Manchester is undergoing a £136 million major refurbishment and expansion. The project is being undertaken through a joint venture between Balfour Beatty Construction and Balfour Beatty Engineering Services. Munnelly Support Services are providing the Logistics Services for this prestigious project. In order to manage the delivery points, hoist and cranes, and to provide an up-to-date overview of the days activity to all staff, Munnellys have chosen Zone Manager. The standard configuration has allowed them...

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Tottenham Court Road Tube Station – Zone Manager

Tottenham Court Road tube station is one of London's busiest. Vinci Bam Nuttall have been awarded the contract for a major upgrade including the addition of a new Crossrail station. The site is right in the heart of London. At ground level there are two relatively small site areas separated by Charing Cross Road. Managing deliveries into such a small site with virtually no waiting areas was clearly going to be extremely difficult. There was no space for vehicles to...

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WyseGroup – The Barbican – Zone Manager

United House and its residential division, United House Developments, are currently undertaking the prestigious redevelopment of Frobisher Crescent in the Barbican Estate. WyseLogistics provided the logistics management and chose The Logistics Business' Zone Manager delivery management system to help them with their delivery planning. The site had very limited access, with most deliveries having to come via a single goods lift onto the Podium, making careful planning essential.

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