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Why Logistic Planning are critical to the success of any construction project

Planning is key to productivity

The main contractor should have a timeline of project stages planned well in advance, with a full inventory of what materials and tools are going to be required at each stage. Being able to effectively manage the flow of materials from source to site allows for a number of advantages:

Significant savings and reduction of waste. Planning allows for materials to be on site every day as needed so that the construction team can work to maximum productivity.On site logistical planning means that all materials are stored appropriately and are easy to locate. Again this speeds up the project, and improves efficiency.A clean site is a safe site – good logistical planning avoids any clutter and is better organised, with knock-on benefits for health and safety.


To keep a construction site productive good planning is key. The general contractor has to create a timeline for each stage of the project far in advance of the project start. The plan must include a total inventory of materials, equipment, and tools needed for each stage of the project. When you effectively manage materials from their source to your site you enjoy the following advantages.


Waste reduction = savings. Planning in advance helps ensure that the right materials are on site every day so that construction crews can work without interruption.Logistical planning also means that materials are stored appropriately, easy to locate, and easy to move. This also speeds up the project through improved efficiency.Logistical planning helps a site maintain order. When a site is organized and tidy there are important benefits project efficiency and worker health and safety.


Regular, on-time deliveries

An essential part of logistical preparation for a construction project is in choosing the most capable and reliable partners to provide the source materials. They need to be thinking along the same wavelength and be capable of following instructions accurately as there’s more to this role than loading a truck with the days/weeks’ worth of supplies. The best logistical planners will request that the truck is loaded in a precise o