Supply Chain Management Improvement through Value Engineering Approach in the Construction Industry

Document Type : Research Article


1 Ph.D Student of Construction Engineering and Management Dept., Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate professor of Construction Engineering and Management Dept., Amirkabir University. of Technology,Tehran, Iran

3 Assistant professor of Construction Engineering and Management Dept., Amirkabir University of Technology Tehran, Iran


As it mentioned in the literature the key factors in construction projects success are cost, quality and time. The construction supply chain management (which manage both suppliers and subcontractors relationship with the general contractor) is one of the most essential approaches in improvement of these factors in the construction industry. Thus, the construction companies are inevitable to improve their supply chain management. In this research, firstly, the authors represent the conceptual coordination between value engineering and construction supply chain management. Next, the results of their simultaneous implementation in the project management are specified. At last, the steps of executing value engineering in the construction corporations’ organization are represented.


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