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Managing in construction supply chains and markets

Andrew W. Cox

Managing in construction supply chains and markets

reactive and proactive options for improving performance and relationship menagement

by Andrew W. Cox

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Published by Thomas Telford, Distributed by ASCE Press in London, Reston, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Construction industry -- Materials management.,
  • Business logistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAndrew Cox, Paul Ireland and Mike Townsend.
    ContributionsIreland, Paul., Townsend, Mike.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9715.A2 C689 2006, HD9715.A2 C689 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 293 p. :
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18276488M
    ISBN 100727730010
    ISBN 109780727730015

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    EXCELLENT SUPPLY CHAINS IN THE OIL INDUSTRY: ROYAL DUTCH/SHELL by strategic and underperforming assets, and focus on select profitable markets and businesses. Downstream, Shell has a strong retail position to build on with some 50’ Managing such a complex global network requires implementation capabilities,File Size: 2MB. Engineers, construction managers, planners, and risk managers will find in this volume useful tools for the effective and efficient execution of megaprojects and gigaprojects. Managing Gigaprojects is also an indispensable guide for investors, senior executives, board members, and other participants involved in these large-scale projects.

    Growing complexity is driving a need for a deeper understanding of how supply chains operate most efficiently while managing risk. The good news: There are steps businesses can take to lead, navigate, and disrupt to ultimately cultivate resilience in their supply chains—which translates to better anticipating, reacting to, and recovering from.   How Supply Chains Can Plan Ahead from USF. Implement these steps as part of a supply chain contingency and emergency plan before a disaster and you could keep your organization productive and profitable. Plan Ahead: An excellent way to prevent mistakes in your supply chain is to run different scenarios past your team. Start with best case.


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Supply chain management (SCM) is the active management of supply chain activities to maximize customer value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. It represents a conscious effort by the supply chain firms to develop and run supply chains. An accessible text on construction logistics, Supply Chain Management and Logistics in Construction provides essential guidance and expert advice for construction managers, as well as researchers and students in the field.

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The outbreak of the COVID has already had a significant effect on global businesses due to shortages in the labour market and disruptions to supply chains. The construction industry is far from immune to such effects and concerns are being raised by contractors and employers alike as the commercial impact of the outbreak is being immediately Author: Jon Howes.

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Enterprises entering new markets often need to form new supplier relationships, engage with state-owned entities, and adapt to. Fig. 2 General model of the supply chain in construction (adapted from Vrijhoef y Koskela, ) Given this configuration of the construction supply chain, a construction company has as many supply chains as it has construction projects, because for each project the client’s needs and the project’s characteristics might be Size: KB.

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