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Online | 03/09/2018

Construction Manager

Offsite: Why logistics management is key

If construction is serious about using offsite manufacturing, the industry needs to learn how to use logistics, writes Gary Sullivan.

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Publications | 13/12/2018

City Security

How can the security industry adapt to meet the challenges in 2019 and beyond?

Operations Director Barry Dawson shares his views in City Security Magazine’s Festival of Ideas.

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Publications | 06/12/2018

CILT Focus

Why Army personnel are the answer to the skills shortage

Most servicemen and women choose to serve between six and 12 years; 14,000 people return to civilian life every year. Why would our profession not want to tap into that talent pool?

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Publications | 25/10/2018

Building Magazine

Job swap: could you make the change?

The construction sector is so broad that even changing roles within the industry can involve a significant career change, with new challenges, skills and qualifications to take on.

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Publications | 19/10/2018

City Security Magazine

Customer service skills are not ‘nice to haves’

The security world may run on technical innovation, but the need to provide solutions that focus on people, whether as employees or customers, is still paramount, writes MD Gemma Quirke.

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Publications | 21/09/2018

Building Magazine

Capital punishment: London to take brunt of Brexit

Another challenge facing London is the threat to the “just-in-time” logistics underpinning many construction projects, comments Keith Winterflood.

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Publications | 14/09/2018

City Security Magazine

Customer service skills are not ‘nice to haves’

The security world may run on technical innovation, but the need to provide solutions that focus on people is still paramount, writes MD Gemma Quirke.

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Publications | 01/07/2018

CILT Focus

Heathrow: construction meets logistics

With nearly 200 building and refurbishment projects underway at any one time, Heathrow Airport has developed a slick construction logistics operation to feed them. Could this be a blueprint for other airports and cities?

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Publications | 01/06/2018

CILT Focus

The answer to cleaner air in our cities is in the construction supply chain

‘It can only be a matter of time before construction consolidation centres become a fact of life for planning consents,’ says MD Peter Jacobs

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Publications | 30/04/2018

Construction News

Military backing: Why mental health matters for ex-personnel

Many veterans move from the forces into the industry and can offer unparalleled expertise. But contractors must do more to support the mental health of those who struggle with the transition.

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Publications | 06/03/2018

The Airport Operator

Wilson James Celebrates Success

Within the space of twelve months, Wilson James has won several contracts and picked up a series of awards for its innovative logistics work.

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Publications | 17/11/2017

Villager

Wilson James Triumphant At Partnership Awards

Wilson James, which employs around 200 people at the airport, also won the ‘Treating Every- one with Respect’ Award.

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Publications | 01/11/2017

CILT Focus

Meet Josh Start

Focus talks to Josh Start, head of Colnbrook Logistics Centre (CLC), one year on from winning the Young Manager award at the CILT Annual Awards for Excellence.

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Publications | 06/10/2017

Building

Our trends in the north

At first glance, it is hard to see how a partnership between areas as diverse as Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe, Cheshire and Staff ordshire can make a compelling case to investors.

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Publications | 03/10/2017

Construction Manager

Construction crisis, what crisis?

While there may be talk of an industry in crisis. Construction is at the heart of our national infraestructure – even if it is resistant to change

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Publications | 02/10/2017

ICE

Engineering Clear Air Airport

A key part of this sustainability strategy, as well as a necessary component of the airport’s security and logistics, is the Colnbrook Logistics Centre, a construction and logistics consolidation centre run by Wilson James.

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Publications | 01/10/2017

Tunelling Journal

Consolidating Logistics a new era for transport management?

Construction consolidation centres are likely to become a mandatory, as cities look to reduce congestion and pollution. What does this new breed of logistics management offer

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Publications | 01/07/2017

CILT Focus

CILT Award winner named profesional of the year in European Awards

Josh Start, Head of the Colnbrook Logistics Centre, Heathrow Airport, has been named Professional of the Year at the European Logistics Association Awards in Brussels.

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Publications | 16/06/2017

Villager

Josh Start wins Professional of the Year Award

Josh Start, Head of the Colnbrook Logistics Centre at Heathrow Airport, has been named Professional of the Year at the European Logistics Association Awards

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Publications | 01/06/2017

CILT Focus

CILT signs statement of intent with MOD

The West Midlands Region honoured one of its most long-serving and influential members with a Meritorious Service Award at a recent event.

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Publications | 05/05/2017

Building

Are you ready to enter the 4th dimension?

There are two 22 Bishopsgate towers – one is rising from the ground in the City of London, and the other exists in a complex 4D virtual reality model intended to optimise every aspect of delivery.

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Publications | 01/05/2017

CILT Focus

The need for LCCC

The London Construction Consolidation Centre (LCCC) is the first construction consolidation centre in the UK to service multiple clients at multiple locations.

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Publications | 01/12/2016

CILT Focus

Voices of our future

Josh Start, Head of Colnbrook Logistics Centre (CLC), Wilson James, speaks to Focus about winning this year’s CILT Young Manager award and the pressures that come with being a manager.

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Publications | 01/12/2016

Focus Magazine

Voices of our future Josh Start

Josh Start, Head of Colnbrook Logistics Centre (CLC), Wilson James, speaks to Focus about winning this year’s CILT Young Manager award and the pressures that come with being a manager.

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Publications | 25/11/2016

Building magazine

Marginal moves

Many specialist contractors are seeing margins recover, but wariness about future work remains. David Blackman examines the theory behind the figures in this year’s specialist contractor tables

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Publications | 22/07/2016

Building magazine

Jump for joy

Logistics firm Wilson James has been celebrating the firm’s 25th anniversary with the help of contractor Lendlease by participating in a fundraising tandem skydive with the Red Devils.

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Publications | 19/02/2016

Building magazine

Military Precision

Replacing former RAF accommodation on the Falkland Islands has meant working in extreme weather conditions and freezing temperatures for the Royal Engineers.

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Publications | 20/11/2015

Building Magazine

Special Application

From the outside things may be looking better for specialist firms but money is still tight, especially with some contractors imposing tough terms and long payment times.

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Publications | 21/09/2015

Motor Transport

Fors to amend accreditation process after controversy

The Fors Community Partnership (FCP) has announced an immediate change to the way firms are allowed to progress through the Fors accreditation levels.

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Publications | 11/09/2015

Building Magazine

Left-hand-turn ban needs more work, say experts

Industry experts have warned that the Greater London Authority’s proposed introduction of a left-hand-turn ban for lorries to improve safety for cyclists.

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Publications | 28/08/2015

Building Magazine

Crossing the Line

With the Calais crisis still a hot media topic, the government is on the warpath against construction companies employing illegal workers.

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Publications | 01/04/2015

Focus Magazine

The benefits of FORS

After the announcement of FORS becoming a national scheme in February, Focus spoke to Bob Dempsey MILT, Operations Manager South ,Wilson James, a Gold Member of FORS since 2014, to discuss the benefits of being FORS accredited.

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Publications | 01/03/2015

Focus Magazine

CILT Transport & Logistics Safety Forum to launch road safety film

The Institute’s Transport & Logistics Safety Forum is to launch it’s film: Our Vehicles, Our Safety, Our Responsibility: Improving Road Safety for Vulnerable Road-Users.

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Publications | 09/02/2015

Motor Transport

Operators split over Fors fees

Operators joining newly privatised Fors later this month will pay from £485 up to an eye-watering £11,250 in annual fees to be part of the bench-marking and safety initiative.

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Publications | 01/02/2015

Focus Magazine

Construction’s complete Logistics Solution

Bob Dempsey MILT, talks about the London Construction Consolidation Centre, and its role in supporting Skanska’s delivery of the St Bartholomew’s Hospital project

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Publications | 10/11/2014

Motor Transport

Logistics Partnership

Wilson James has won a five-year contract with University College London (UCL) to act as logistics partner for the university’s Bloomsbury Transformation Programme.

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Publications | 01/09/2014

The Airport Operator

Wilson James Wins Heathrow Logistics Integrator Contract

Heathrow Airport has appointed logistics and security specialists Wilson James as its Logistics Integrator.

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Publications | 22/08/2014

Building Magazine

Wilson James has appointed former Morgan Sindall London boss Peter Jacobs.

Wilson James has appointed former Morgan Sindall London boss Peter Jacobs a non-executive board director.

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