Supply Chain Case Studies
Case study: Supplying catering
Innovation: The introduction of a
bespoke advanced online ordering system has helped Carillion
to drive standardisation of catering products.
transactional costs of ordering have been significantly reduced and
the consolidation of deliveries is saving around 9,000kgs of carbon
Case study: Supplying waste
- Innovation: Carillion undertook a 7 Step
Sourcing process to select the most appropriate supplier on a
- Results: The new supplier, SITA UK, has
increased recycling efficiency from 40% to 65%.
study: Suppliers involved with Quality
Checks on Building Envelope installation.
Envelope installation suppliers agreed to monthly audits by system
manufacturers. The audits were developed and standardised by
Carillion Technical Services.
- Results: The
defect rate has been reduced by 50% and is now well below the
study: Supplier works with Carillion to
optimise supply chain for waste hauling in
Wasteco worked with Carillion to set benchmarks for services and
rates for haulers that supply a Carillion subsidiary in
- Results: There
has been a 40% saving across the board following renegotiations
conducted by Wasteco with the various haulers.
study: Supplier takes initiative in
recycling in Abu Dhabi.
- Innovation: At
one of our work sites in Abu Dhabi, a team including Al Falah Ready
Mix came up with the idea of re-using waste crushed concrete as
aggregate in the concrete mix used in building temporary
facilities. Nobody had tried this before in the UAE.
- Results: The mix
has 82% recycled content by mass (76% by volume). An estimated
700m3 of recycled concrete will be used over a 5000 m2 area. At the
end of the job the concrete will again be recycled.