12

Feb

Mystery of the Missing Millions

Contrary to expectations of spiralling unemployment after furlough, it’s now the opposite situation; a skills shortage. By Matt Barker * Reading the BBC news website the other day, I came across an article by Robert Plummer, Business Editor, entitled:  Where are Britain’s missing million workers? It summarises the unique situation we now find ourselves in, that contrary […]

15

Dec

Driving the new logistics

As London rebounds from the pandemic, construction is poised to take off. But does more building inevitably mean more construction traffic? By Matt Barker * Until now, many developers and main contractors have been pushing responsibility for logistics onto sub-contractors. I hope that will change, and that developers and contractors will think differently about what we all[…]

12

Nov

A better way with construction logistics

As London rebounds from the pandemic, construction is poised to take off. But does more building inevitably mean more construction traffic? Matt Barker of CSB explores the route to better logistics. By Matt Barker * On a typical construction site, multiple vehicles from various suppliers turn up on site at different times, none of which particularly suits[…]