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Contract Development/Management

Projects for our clients can involve a large number of contractors, or possibly interested departmental groups within a business. This means that management and interpersonal skills are of critical importance. Health and Safety legislation also dictates that many projects may be required to adhere to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM), updated in 2007. We are able to advise our clients of their responsibilities under these regulations, and we have experience of providing support in the roles of Principle...

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Supply Chain Modelling – what exactly is it and what can it do?

What image does supply chain modelling conjure in your mind? Perhaps you imagine the supply chain like a map in a second world war aircraft control room, with girls moving trucks around the country using long croupier poles; perhaps it could be the scale models of trucks of various sorts that sit on the shelves of your office at home. These days however it is likely to be a computer based model, which may well be far less interesting to...

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Zone Manager is a fully featured, stand-alone Dock and Delivery Management System

Zone Manager provides full control of your docks and vehicles through a simple, multi-user interface and offers real time visibility of events on the site. This easy to use, stand-alone system is available from as little as £10,000 while providing the functionality and features of much more expensive systems. Features particularly useful in warehouse applications include: Fully configurable docks (incoming only, outgoing only, mixed use) 24 hour diary to book loads and deliveries onto incoming and outgoing docks Security gate...

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Managing your business with ERP systems

Many modern business have vast organisational structures, many resources to be managed and complex processes to be integrated. These tasks are not confined to the business itself but also extend to external partners up and down the supply chain. On the other hand, developments in communication technology such as internet and smart phones give today’s consumers quick and easy access to commodities which results in an even more turbulent market. Companies must be able to adjust quickly to changes. It...

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A Warehouse Move as a Logistics Consultancy Project

Much of our work in logistics consultancy is directed to planning new warehouses for our clients. After data collection, analysis, design and debate, the plans for the new facility will be agreed. The implementation of this concept can be a substantial project in its own right, whether an existing building is being used or a new construction undertaken. Completing the physical building is, however, only part of the project and is the part that can be most easily passed over...

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