Logistics in the UK Construction Industry

Ballard, Rick; Cuckow, Heather J.
April 2001
Logistics & Transport Focus;Apr 2001, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p43
Trade Publication
Assesses the logistics in the British construction industry. Details of a report entitled "Rethinking Construction," prepared by Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR), focusing on the improvement of quality and efficiency within the construction industry; Establishment of the Building Research Establishment (BRE), which will investigate the logistics of the supply and delivery of materials to construction sites; Findings of two studies, focusing on the supply-chain management of two construction projects; Tracking, control and logistics information; Delivery and storage; Delivery channels; Supplier selection and partnerships; Cost control.


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