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

Harrington, Tomás Seosamh and Singh Srai, Jagjit (2012) Urban Logistics and Transportation - Defining a B2B Concept of Operations for Urban Construction Consolidation Centres. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Meeting on Logistics Research (IMLR). UNSPECIFIED, CAN.

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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.

Item Type: Book Section
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2018 10:31
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2020 23:33
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/69125
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