Material Management-A Case Study of a Commercial Complex at calicut

Rao, Prakash B and Gopan, Suguna Nantha and Rajendran, Anusha K (2012) Material Management-A Case Study of a Commercial Complex at calicut. In: national conference on Contemporary Civil Engineering Research and Practices, April 20-21, M.I.T, Manipal.

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Around 60% and more of the cost of the project is accounted by the material involved in it and hence the capital invested for these materials should be properly managed for optimizing the cost of the project. Material management itself is an integrated process of planning right quantity of right quality materials required for construction project, organizing and controlling the procurement, storage and distribution of such materials to the site at an optimal cost.The goal of materials management is to provide an unbroken chain of components for production to manufacture goods on time for the customer base. The materials department is charged with releasing materials to a supply base, ensuring that the materials are delivered on time to the company using the correct carrier. Materials are generally measured by accomplishing on time delivery to the customer, on time delivery from the supply base, attaining a freight budget, inventory shrink management and inventory accuracy. The materials department is also charged with the responsibility of managing new launches. The present thesis is on material management in a well structured commercial complex situated at Calicut in Kerala. The material management practices in whatever form they exist in the above mentioned project is analyzed and possible integrated material management practices that can be readily assimilated into the project under the study have been suggested

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Civil Engineering
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2013 05:33
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2013 05:33

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