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Construction Purchasing & Supply Chain Management

Construction Purchasing & Supply Chain Management

By W.C. Benton, Linda McHenry

Proven strategies for lean construction, including just-in-time purchasing, supplier evaluation, subcontractor selection, and much more!

Price: $55.00
Product Code/ISBN: 9780071548854
Year: 2009
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 266
Publisher: McGraw-Hill


Develop a highly efficient construction supply chain management (CSCM) solution that decreases risk and increases profitability. Construction Purchasing and Supply Chain Management explains how to achieve maximum integration with upstream and downstream supply chain members using the latest technologies.

This authoritative volume provides proven strategies for the lean construction approach, including:

  • Just-in-time purchasing
  • Supplier evaluation
  • Subcontractor selection
  • Subcontractor relationship management
  • Equipment acquisition
  • Information sharing
  • Project quality management
  • And more!

There are numerous illustrations and ready-to-use forms-and a step-by-step economic evaluation for equipment acquisition. You will be able to establish a strategic Construction Purchasing & Supply Chain Management framework to meet the budgetary and scheduling goals of any project.

This comprehensive, step-by-step guide to CSCM is useful for project owners, design engineers, architects, prime contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and construction managers involved in construction projects throughout the world!