Bovis Lend Lease – Zone Manager

Bovis Lend Lease, a major construction company, were employed to refurbish the Treasury Building in central London. Clipfine, a leading construction logistics specialist, were contracted as the Logistics Managers for the site. Phase One of the project highlighted the difficulties of managing deliveries and resources on a site with limited access and virtually no parking. This prompted investigation into the use of The Logistics Business site management software, Zone Manager, for Phase 2.

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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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Zone Manager in Australia

Zone Manager has been recently installed to provide delivery management for the construction of a major new hospital in South Australia.  The Logistics Business worked with a local hosting supplier to enable Zone Manager to be installed on a local server to ensure good response times and first line support in the same time zone.

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Canary Wharf Heron Quays Traffic Management – Zone Manager

Canary Wharf Management Limited (CWML), which is responsible for the Heron Quays truck tunnel, needed to control access to the loading bays and looked for a system that would provide the traffic management.With a single truck tunnel, accepting over 900 deliveries per day to 9 loading bays spread among 6 developments ranging from major financial institutions to retailers such as Marks & Spencer, there was potential for chaos. Based on their experience with Zone Manager, CWML opted to use Dock...

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The benefits of, and justification for, a Delivery Management system in Construction

There are increasingly voices in the construction industry calling for logistics to be “designed-in” to a project. Logistics, they say, should be taken into consideration all the way from the design of the building, through the site planning to the day-to-day on-site construction. If the intention from the start is to use a Delivery Management System, like Zone Manager, then assumptions can be safely made regarding materials being available at the right time, a reduced need for over-ordering, and generally...

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