Urban Logistics and Transportation - Defining a B2B Concept of Operations for Urban Construction Consolidation Centres

Tomás Seosamh Harrington (Lead Author), Jagjit Singh Srai

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Abstract

The challenges facing the UK construction industry reflect many inefficiencies in current practice: 60% of planned vehicle deliveries do not arrive on time. The Urban Construction Consolidation Centre (UCCC) concept aims to promote a more efficient flow of construction materials through the supply chain, reducing vehicle deliveries and the impact of urban congestion. New B2B relationships have emerged and multi-partner service model concepts need to be developed, in order to aid partners understand roles and inter-relationships in service delivery. A B2B Concept of Operations (ConOps) to define the key elements, operating philosophy and design and operation of UCCCs is presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 9th International Meeting on Logistics Research (IMLR)
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event9th International Meeting on Logistics Research (IMLR) - Montréal, Canada
Duration: 15 Aug 201217 Aug 2012

Conference

Conference9th International Meeting on Logistics Research (IMLR)
CountryCanada
CityMontréal
Period15/08/1217/08/12

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