CONSTRUCTION PURCHASING & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Hardcover | August 27, 2009

byW.C. Benton, Linda McHenry

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A Comprehensive Guide to Construction Supply Chain Management

Develop a highly efficient construction supply chain management (CSCM) solution that decreases risk and increases profitability. 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, and project quality management. There are numerous illustrations and ready-to-use forms-and a step-by-step economic evaluation for equipment acquisition.

Construction Purchasing and Supply Chain Management explains how to achieve maximum integration with upstream and downstream supply chain members using the latest technologies. You will be able to establish a strategic CSCM 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. Discover how to:

  • Ensure the on-time and cost-effective delivery of materials,equipment, and services
  • Effectively negotiate with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Manage superior subcontractor and supplier relationships
  • Evaluate and select suppliers based on their value-added capabilities
  • Analyze and negotiate subcontracting services
  • Plan for, purchase, and lease construction equipment
  • Leverage technology, safety measures, and information sharing to increase productivity and profitability
  • Understand the components of horizontal and vertical construction supply chain operating models

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A Comprehensive Guide to Construction Supply Chain ManagementDevelop a highly efficient construction supply chain management (CSCM) solution that decreases risk and increases profitability. This authoritative volume provides proven strategies for the lean construction approach, including just-in-time purchasing, supplier evaluation, su...

W.C. Benton, Ph.D., is the Edwin Dodd Professor of Management and the Dean’s Distinguished Research Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at The Ohio State University. Linda F. McHenry, Esq., is Vice President and COO for Benton and Associates.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:266 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 0.94 inPublished:August 27, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071548858

ISBN - 13:9780071548854

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Introduction to Construction Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Chapter 2. The Construction Supply Sourcing Process and Procedures
Chapter 3. Construction Supply Chain Relationship Management
Chapter 4. Construction Supplier Selection and Evaluation
Chapter 5. Purchasing Subcontracting Services
Chapter 6. Construction Equipment Planning, Purchasing, and Leasing
Chapter 7. Construction Supply Chain Complexity, Profitability, and Information Sharing
Chapter 8. Construction Supply Chain Management
Appendix A. Joint Venture Agreement
Appendix B. Subcontractor's Bid Package and Pre-Bid Invitation
Appendix C. CD 300, Standard Form of Tri-Party Agreement for Collaborative Project Delivery
Appendix D. Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor for Integrated Project Delivery
Appendix E. Construction Manager At Risk Contract
Glossary
Index