The price subcontractors are paying for the Carillion crisis

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With up to 30,000 SME’s within the Carillion supply chain being at risk of not being paid, it appears that sub-contractors are the ones who will literally pay the price for this crisis sweeping the construction industry. With a government bailout seemingly out of the question, it appears to be anyone’s guess as to whether current projects will be completed let alone if subcontractors will receive payment. What is apparent is that there are many questions still to answer and...

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Barcodes in construction

Watch our new 'Barcodes in Construction' video to see how Zone Manager can help with a solution: Barcodes are commonplace these days.  You find them everywhere from the side of a can of beans to the boxes delivered to your door.  High Street retailers use them all the time and yet they are not common on construction sites. Why is this? There are some good reasons.  Shops, warehouses  and distribution centres are, by and large, clean and dry places.   The...

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Zone Manager launch Version 6

The team are excited to launch their updated version of the construction logistics tool, Zone Manager V6! Incorporating several changes based on the feedback from users, V6 builds on our previous release of this popular logistic tool. The new fully responsive front end now means that Zone Manager is fully accessible on a wide range of screen sizes. This change improves the use of Zone Manager functionality in all environments. It provides a means of communicating with site visitors.  Contractors,...

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Your supplier portal

Zone Manager is a Delivery Management System but it also provides ways of communicating with your site visitors.  Contractors, sub-contractors and hauliers are logging on the system on a daily basis so it is an ideal way of giving them the up to date information they need and the latest situations they must be aware of. The home or landing page can have a maps of the routes to site or plans of the site showing access points and gates. ...

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