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Onsite Logistics 101: How to Eliminate Chaos on Your Project Site ❌

Posted by Bill Morgan on Fri, Jul 21, 2017

A work site for an industrial project or construction project always has a natural element of chaos. There could be dozens or even hundreds of workers representing various employers, vendors, and other third parties. The site may have a wide range of different tasks happening simultaneously. And you may have parts and materials shipments arriving from vendors around the clock.

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4 Signs You Need Onsite Logistics on Your Industrial Project Site

Posted by Bill Morgan on Wed, Aug 31, 2016

There’s a famous quote attributed to Henry Ford about how he knew that people would be interested in the automobile. According to legend, he said, “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.”

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4 Benefits to Onsite Logistics in Industrial Packaging

Posted by Bill Morgan on Tue, May 3, 2016

Large-scale industrial and construction projects can bring any number of organizational and logistical challenges. There’s the challenge of getting your designs and specifications into the hands of the onsite team, and making sure that those plans are implemented correctly. There’s the hurdle of sourcing the right materials and parts and getting them to the project location by deadline.

One major challenge is managing the flow of parts and materials as they enter the project work area. Without a system in place, material handling could devolve into a free-for-all.

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How Onsite Logistics Saves Millions at Construction & Installation Sites

Posted by Bill Morgan on Wed, Mar 30, 2016

You have a new construction project that’s ready to break down. You have vendors ready to ship parts and materials, everything from steel and concrete down to nuts, bolts, and washers. Hundreds of vendors will be shipping thousands of parts to a location that was literally just created on a map.

How will you receive those shipments, make sure they’re in good order, and get them to the right work station? There’s not a receiving system in place. There’s no dock, no technology, no receiving crew. You likely have a contractor or project manager onsite, but they’re busy with their own problems. Who’s watching the materials and routing them in an efficient manner?

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