How to Build a Successful Constructions Logistics Plan

Organization skills are important. Without them, tasks pile up, work comes to a screeching halt, and things quickly become overwhelming.

Construction logistics fall into this realm of importance for a lot of reasons, but the biggest is keeping processes moving efficiently. When you do this, your employees are happy, and so are your customers.

But how exactly do you go about creating a successful construction logistics plan? Read on to find out.

What Is a Construction Logistics Plan?

A construction contingency plan is going to help keep your entire project on track. Instead of fumbling through each day with no solid goals set, you’re going to know exactly what needs to be accomplished and when it needs to be accomplished.

This helps projects immensely in the long run. But what should that plan include? Here are a few ideas.


The success of your project relies upon the timely delivery of materials and products. Selecting the proper suppliers and communicating deadlines is a small part of the process, but the rest relies on you to coordinate the details.

Partnering with reliable companies and suppliers is going to be key in this process.

Risk Management

Between 2017 and 2018, the number of large-truck accidents that caused injuries increased by 5 percent.

When you’re selecting carriers for your project, it’s important to ensure they’re safe, experienced, and understand how to unload efficiently at a construction site. This also applies to the safety of your workers.

When you take the time to educate job site workers on proper safety protocol, you greatly decrease their risk of injury. The same applies when you take the time to vet any suppliers or carriers you’re ordering supplies from during any job you’re hired for.


Finally, to plan for the future, sometimes you have to look to the past. Start with analyzing your transportation performance on past projects. How did you go about hiring carriers for those projects?

Of the carriers that you’ve worked with in the past, which ones did you have the most pleasant experience with? Which would you rather not work with again? Were you happy with what you paid, or did you overpay for you the service you received?

When you create benchmarks for each carrier you work with, you ensure that you’re not wasting precious time or money. You’re also keeping the safety of everyone on the job site in mind.

Turn to Construction Logistics Whenever You Need

When things start feeling like they’re thrown off-pace, it’s best to turn to your construction logistics plan. In doing so, you remind yourself of the things that originally mattered the most, as well as why you’re focusing on the tasks you have at hand.

It’s easy to get caught up in the chaos of a job site, but your construction logistics plan can jump in to act as your guiding light.

If concrete is part of your next job, let us step in to take care of it. Contact us today so we can become part of your logistics plan.

Like this article?

Share on facebook
Share on Facebook
Share on twitter
Share on Twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on Linkdin
Share on pinterest
Share on Pinterest

Leave a comment

Recent News, Articles, and Projects

industrial infrastructure

Everything You Need to Know about Industrial Infrastructure

In light of the $1.2 million infrastructure bill: what is industrial infrastructure? It’s a pretty broad term. It defines the governing bodies that work together to make thriving nations.  But, industrial infrastructure is evolving, and the growth metrics are changing. Here’s everything you need to know about industrial infrastructure. What Is Industrial Infrastructure? You’ve likely heard

Read More »
mass excavation

What to Expect before and after Mass Excavation: A Closer Look

Excavation is much more than just digging. It involves precise mathematical computations and strategies to ensure the safety of the workers and the structure. Any errors can lead to fatal accidents, such as the sides collapsing, electrocution, and so on. Regardless of the danger, excavation is a necessary procedure for building structures. It’s a crucial

Read More »
mass excavation

Is Mass Excavation the Right Choice? A Closer Look

Projections show that the global earthmoving equipment market will reach a value of $84.24 billion by 2026. Mass excavation is one of the most important earthwork processes of any commercial project. Understanding what mass excavation involves will help you find the best excavating contractor for your project. To find out more, keep reading. What Is Mass

Read More »
Site demolition

5 Reasons to Choose BuildPro as Your Site Demolition Contractor

A site demolition on average can cost between $4 to $8 per square foot. With this being such a big investment, you want to make sure that you’re working with the right professionals. Otherwise, you could be paying for a job that isn’t done correctly and thoroughly. Choosing the right professional team is important when you

Read More »
Site demolition

What Makes a Site Demolition Project Successful? What to Know

The current market size for the demolition and wrecking industry in America is valued at $7 billion. As such, site demolition is a highly lucrative and valuable service that many decrepit commercial buildings undergo for restoration purposes.  If you’re interested in having your industrial or commercial facility renovated from the ground up, keep reading. Because

Read More »
Site demolition

Most Common Site Demolition Methods: A Closer Look

As of 2021, the global construction & demolition waste market has an estimated value of $26.6 billion. Site demolition is the first step in may construction project, as you can’t start building a new structure if there is a ruined building standing in the way. There are several demolition methods available. For a rundown of

Read More »
Site demolition

Top 5 Site Demolition Steps You Should Know

In 2021 the global construction and demolition waste management market reached a value of $212.8 billion. Site demolition is one of many aspects of earthworks, and a crucial component to starting any construction job. Even a ruined building needs a carefully handled demolition process to get the job done efficiently and safely. For a rundown

Read More »

Helpful Links

9921 Holtwick Lane, Saint Ann, Missouri 63074