CONSTRUCTION PURCHASING & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 5, 2009 - Reference - 224 pages
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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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Contents

1 Introduction to Construction Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
1
2 The Construction Supply Sourcing Process and Procedures
25
3 Construction Supply Chain Relationship Management
49
4 Construction Supplier Selection and Evaluation
63
5 Purchasing Subcontracting Services
77
6 Construction Equipment Planning Purchasing and Leasing
103
7 Construction Supply Chain Complexity Profitability and Information Sharing
127
8 Construction Supply Chain Management Business Models
145
Joint Venture Agreement
163
Subcontractors Bid Package and PreBid Invitation
173
CD 300 Standard Form of TriParty Agreement for Collaborative Project Delivery
191
Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor for Integrated Project Delivery
197
Construction Manager At Risk Contract
205
Glossary
209
Index
233
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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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