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Supply Chain Management and Logistics in Construction

Book Description

Supply Chain Management and Logistics in Construction focuses on the importance of managing the supply chain outside of the immediate construction site, with contributions from leading experts in the field.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover page
  2. Title page
  3. Imprint
  4. Table of contents
  5. Contributor biographies
  6. Introduction
    1. The expanding role of logistics in construction
    2. Perspectives and opinions
    3. Outline of the book
  7. PART ONE Strategic perspectives
    1. 01 The challenge of construction logistics
      1. Introduction
      2. Factors that influence logistics activities
      3. The role of logistics management within construction
      4. The challenges of the urban environment
      5. Conclusion
      6. Note
      7. References
    2. 02 Aggregating global products for just-in-time delivery to construction sites
      1. Introduction
      2. Global sourcing
      3. Investment in procurement and centralized decision making
      4. Environmental legislation, quality and good waste management
      5. Lean supply onto site with plot-picked delivery
      6. Who is best placed to deliver an aggregation and lean delivery capability?
      7. Commercial and risk issues
      8. Conclusion
    3. 03 Construction logistics – supply of bulk materials
      1. Introduction
      2. Logistics, customers and bulk materials
      3. Logistics models in construction bulk materials
      4. Supply chain maturity
      5. Conclusion
      6. References
    4. 04 Effective management of a construction project supply chain
      1. Introduction
      2. A typical construction project supply chain
      3. Construction logistics
      4. Defining ‘effective’ management of a construction supply chain
      5. Best practice – 2020
      6. Improvement strategy
      7. Conclusion
      8. References
    5. 05 Construction supply chain management strategy
      1. Introduction
      2. Supply chain risks
      3. Framework agreements
      4. Supply chain management of logistics in construction
      5. Case study: Mace Business School
      6. Conclusion
      7. Reference
  8. PART TWO The impact of BIM and new data management capabilities on supply chain management in construction
    1. 06 Data management for integrated supply chains in construction
      1. Introduction
      2. Information management in construction
      3. Big data and construction
      4. Data and the integrated supply chain
      5. Enterprise-level integration
      6. Conclusion
      7. References
  9. PART THREE Construction logistics and sustainability
    1. 07 The role of logistics in achieving sustainable construction: a Swedish perspective
      1. Introduction
      2. Sustainable construction logistics
      3. Practical considerations for efficient and sustainable construction logistics
      4. Case studies:
      5. ‘The University Hospital of the future’ – University Hospital in Linköping, Sweden
      6. Triangeln (the Triangle) – Malmö, Sweden
      7. Conclusion
      8. Reference
    2. 08 Resource efficiency benefits of effective construction logistics
      1. Introduction
      2. Construction sustainability impact
      3. Supply chain influence on sustainable construction logistics
      4. Construction logistics strategies and how they can influence resource efficiency
      5. Material logistics planning
      6. Conclusion
      7. References
  10. PART FOUR Logistics operations
    1. 09 The role of the construction logistics manager
      1. Introduction
      2. Logistics professional and service sourcing
      3. Consulting logistics professionals
      4. Construction logistics managers
      5. Creating a construction logistics plan (CLP)
      6. Conclusion
    2. 10 Third-party logistics operators in construction: the role they play and the role they could play
      1. Introduction
      2. 3PL definition
      3. Complicated and ‘unstructured’ supply chain
      4. Impact of downturn
      5. Supply chains with a dominant entity
      6. Case studies:
      7. Aircraft Carrier Alliance
      8. B&Q
      9. Omni-channel
      10. Primary and secondary distribution networks
      11. International construction supply chains
      12. Final mile logistics – construction consolidation centres
      13. Why doesn’t the construction industry make better use of 3PL services?
      14. Case study: London 2012 Olympics
      15. Evolution of the 3PL role
      16. What will trigger momentum of the 3PL role in construction logistics?
      17. Conclusion
      18. References
    3. 11 Managing construction logistics for confined sites in urban areas
      1. Introduction
      2. Identifying current challenges in managing construction logistics
      3. Developing a theoretical framework
      4. Conclusion
      5. References
    4. 12 Consolidation centres in construction logistics
      1. Introduction
      2. The resources, functionality and operation of a CCC
      3. The benefits of using a CCC
      4. Types of CCC
      5. Locating a CCC
      6. Conclusion
      7. End note
      8. References
    5. 13 Delivery management systems
      1. Introduction
      2. What is a delivery management system?
      3. The features of computerized delivery management
      4. The benefits of proper management of deliveries
      5. Who is it for?
      6. The future
      7. Case studies:
      8. Royal Adelaide Hospital
      9. Media City UK, Salford
      10. M1 motorway widening
      11. MidKent College
      12. Conclusion
  11. Glossary
  12. Index