An automated model for materials management and control

  title={An automated model for materials management and control},
  author={Ronie Navon and Olga Berkovich},
  journal={Construction Management and Economics},
  pages={635 - 646}
Current, manual, materials management and control procedures are unsatisfactory: they are labour intensive, inaccurate and error prone. The result is waste and surplus of materials, delays, decrease in productivity and lack of up‐to‐date, real‐time information regarding the status of purchase orders (PO), the levels of inventory, the actual vs. planned usage of materials, and others. The purpose of the present work was to develop an automated model, which alleviates some of these problems… 

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