Provides a unique overview of supply chain management (SCM) concepts, illustrating how the methodology can help enhance construction industry project success
This book provides a unique appraisal of supply chain management (SCM) concepts brought together with lessons from industry and analysis gathered from extensive research on how supply chains are managed in the construction industry. The research from leading international academics has been drawn together with the experience from some of the industry's foremost SCM practitioners to provide both the experienced researcher and the industry practitioner a thorough grounding in its principles, as well as an illustration of SCM as a methodology for enhancing construction industry project success.
The new edition of Successful Construction Supply Chain Management: Concepts and Case Studies incorporate chapters dealing with Building Information Modelling, sustainability, the 'Demand Chain' in projects, the link between self-organizing networks and supply chains, decision-making, 'Lean,' and mega-projects. Other chapters cover risk transfer and allocation, behaviors, innovation, trust, supply chain design, alliances, and knowledge transfer.
-Supply Chain Management techniques have been used successfully in various industries, such as manufacturing and food processing, for decades
-Fully updated with new chapters dealing with key construction industry topics such as BIM, sustainability, the 'Demand Chain' in projects, 'Lean,' mega-projects, and more
-Includes contributions from well established academics and practitioners from Network Rail, mainstream construction, and consultancy
-Illustrates how SCM methodologies can be used to enhance construction industry project success
Successful Construction Supply Chain Management: Concepts and Case Studies is an ideal book for postgraduate students at MSc and PhD level studying the topic and for all construction management practitioners.