Tuesday, September 19, 2017


  


Scope of Work
Cianbro managed the architectural and engineering design and the construction of L.L. Bean’s 457,000 sf, two-story distribution center.

Project Details
  • Planned and managed the project budget and construction schedule
  • Managed the project design to ensure constructibility, quality, and cost control
  • Prepared RFPs and selected construction subcontractors who worked safely and met quality, schedule, and cost requirements
  • Self-performed concrete foundation and structural steel erection work
  • Managed and coordinated all project safety and quality control activities
  • Installed an electro-magnetically-driven, 272-meter-long multipack sorter with 289 trays, 256 “double-double” chutes with an 18,000 unit/hour sort capacity 
  • Installed an electro-magnetically-driven, 238-meter-long shipping sorter with 250 trays, 122 chutes with a 12,000 unit/hour sort capacity
“While L.L. Bean has a reputation for world class customer service, one could easily make the case that Cianbro has a world class safety program.” 
James R. Helming, Director Distribution Operations
  

Unique Challenge



The Cianbro team successfully met logistical and schedule challenges to install and start-up this unique sorter system—similar to the baggage handling system employed in the new Denver Airport—to be fully functional for L.L. Bean’s Christmas rush season.

Project Information

Owner:
L.L. Bean  

Type of Project:
Commercial & Institutional

Construction Schedule:
Completed February 1996

Location:
Freeport, ME
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