Currently, the card has been rolled out across CEMEX’s aggregates sites in the central and southern business areas, with the launch in readymix London and southern locations now underway.
Uptake of mp connect has been successful so far, with 98 per cent of hauliers across the aggregate central area compliant, and 85 per cent of those in aggregates south. The system is currently live at 39 sites, and is being used 2,000 times a week, with that figure steadily increasing week on week.
CEMEX has made this commitment to nationwide rollout of mp connect because it will help to streamline its own processes and enhance management of hauliers and contractors. It will ensure all drivers meet legislative and site requirements and enable the business to continually raise standards and lead the industry in safety and compliance.
Dave Hart, Supply Chain Director for CEMEX UK, commented: “Safety is CEMEX’s number one priority and we are always looking for ways to make our processes in this area more streamlined and effective. Implementation of the mp connect system across our business will ensure that all drivers meet the standards set through checks of qualifications and competencies while also providing them with more support and making their visits to different sites easier.
“Ensuring implementation across our business by the end of the year will require considerable effort but we believe the benefits of the system mean it is worth meeting the challenge. We already have the highest usage rate across the industry and aim to use mp connect for other areas of contractor management in the business as it develops.”
Notes to Editors:
CEMEX is a global construction materials company that is building a better future through sustainable products and solutions. CEMEX is committed to achieving carbon neutrality through relentless innovation and industry-leading research and development. CEMEX is at the forefront of the circular economy in the construction value chain, and is pioneering ways to increase the use of waste and residues as alternative raw materials and fuels in its operations with the use of new technologies.
CEMEX offers cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and urbanization solutions in growing markets around the world, powered by a multinational workforce focused on providing a superior customer experience, enabled by digital technologies.
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