Reverse Logistics for Vinyl Flooring
Introduction: Reverse logistics is the use of those vehicles delivering materials to a location to back haul materials. In the context of this case study, it is the use of vehicles delivering new construction materials to a site to return the unused materials and off-cuts back to the manufacturer for recycling and reuse.There are a number of beneﬁts to implementing an effective reverse logistics operation.
Project Details: The site in question is Newcastle Royal Victoria Inﬁrmary. Main contractor Laing O’Rourke was responsible for the construction of two separate buildings as part of a £170M hospital extension project. The project commenced in 2005 with ﬁ nal works completed in 2010.Waste management on site is a key issue for Laing O’Rourke, and as such they have appointed a dedicated waste management and logistics contractor, Munnellys..
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