Assessing the effect material management practices on building construction performance
Kirabo, Miriam Angel
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Materials management is an integrated process that consists of the people, organisations, technology and proceduresused to effectivelyidentify, quantity, acquire, expedite, inspect, transport, receive, store andpreserve the materials, equipment, and associated information across the life cycle of a capital project. the goal is to ensure that the correct quality and quantity of materials and equipment are procured in an effecitve manner, obtained at a reasonable cost and available when needed. The implementation of a comprehensive materials management program contributesto more predictable project outcomes, reduced costs, improved productivity and quality, and a safer working environment.