Logistics

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  • Logistics
    • Features
      • Analysis tool - subdivides work into categories
      • Focuses of the supply of customers, products and facilities; the on site logistics; and the event shutdown
      • Getting the right thing to the right place at the right time
      • Short time period, has to be right first time
      • Planning, implementation and control of the flow and storage of products
    • Supply of Customers
      • Marketing
      • Ticket distrbution
        • Important if primary income is from entrance fee
        • Sell at gate = security issues
        • Problems with collecting, accounting and depositing funds
        • Need training to deal with public and move them on
        • Honesty of staff
        • Retail Outlets
        • Wristbands - visual method of control
      • Transport to/from for audience, staff, suppliers etc
        • First physical commitment
        • Dump or trickle
      • Queuing for tickets and inside the event
        • First experience of the event
        • Queues for tickets, parking, food and toilets
        • Perceived waiting time
      • Audience and sponsors expectations must be met
    • Supply of product
      • Transport
      • Accommodation of artists
      • Artists needs must be met
    • Supply of facilities
      • Security
      • Power
      • Water
      • Contractors
    • Flow
      • Movement of audience, staff, artists and equipment
      • Logistics manager responsible for facilities onsite - positioning, use and movement
      • Emergencies
      • Access Roads
      • Peak times
      • Artists to and from accommodation
    • Consumers
      • Small events: mobiles, loud hailers
      • Needs to work seamlessly and be timely enough to act on
      • 2 way radios - channel for emergency services
      • Texts - limited capacity, loss of signal, overload in emergencies
      • Runners and bikes in power outages
    • Waste Management and Amenities
      • Site map including layout of amenities
      • Well maintained
      • 1 toilet to 150 guests
      • Enough bins
      • Good example - education
    • Food and beverages
      • Storage and distribution
      • Sale of alcohol
      • Licensing
      • Security issues
      • Sold in one place = reduces security issues
    • VIP/Media requirements
      • Direct radio broadcasts can disrupt live performances
      • Recording = different microphones
      • TV cameras = special lighting
      • Production crew movement diruptive
      • Special security requirements
    • Shutdown
      • Annual events = repeated to perfection
      • Crowd movement issues
        • cant do major work til gone
      • Equipment collected, repaired, stored, returned
      • Lost property check
      • Prime security time at dusk
    • Emergency services
      • first aiders
      • Disaster plan made
      • First aiders indicated on map
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