Focus Environmental Services – Zone Manager

The Mid Kent College of Further and Higher Education built accommodation blocks of teaching accommodation and associated facilities in Gillingham. There were 3 blocks totalling about 28,000 sq m. Focus Environmental provided the logistics management and chose The Logistics Business' Zone Manager package to help them with their delivery planning. In order to make the delivery schedules known to everyone on site they installed large LCD screens in reception and in the canteen. These provided a rolling display of all...

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Wilson James – Zone Manager

Wilson James, a leading construction logistics specialist, were contracted by Bovis Lend Lease, the Logistics Managers for the Paternoster Square development at St Paul’s in London. As is commonly the case in central London, the site has limited access and no on street parking. To help them with this problem the The Logistics Business was called in to provide their site management software, Zone Manager. A particular feature was the use of scrolling displays so that diary and site activity...

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Zone Manager – Construction Delivery Management and Planning System

Now available world-wide using Cloud Computing, Zone Manager is a world class Delivery Management and Planning System designed and developed specifically to improve supplier performance and site management on construction projects, of all sizes. It provides construction managers with an easy to use yet powerful means of managing supplier deliveries and site resources such as cranes and hoists.  It brings a range of proven benefits such as improved supplier performance, reduced management effort and minimised congestion on site. Most importantly,...

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Diary

The Diary is the hub of Zone Manager and shows all delivery points, loading bays, cranes, hoists and any other equipment you need to manage. Zones can be sorted and grouped by site area. Bookings are entered in seconds by using pull-down selections of contractors, hauliers, materials etc. After confirmation the booking is immediately visible to all users however they access the system. Whilst letting user make their own bookings can save a lot of time you might not be...

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Using Zone Manager with an Offsite Holding Park

With limited space on a site there is often not enough room to hold waiting delivery vehicles. This can mean that at times, for example first thing in the morning, they are forced to wait in the street causing disruption to traffic. A common answer to this problem is to have an off-site holding area. All deliveries are directed to this area. From here they can be transferred on-site at the appropriate time, ensuring a smooth flow of traffic through...

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