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Role of Lean Techniques in Improving the Processes of Material Supply and Storage Area Management - Review


G. S. Jegan , Thiagarajar College of Engineering; S. Shanmugapriya, Coimbatore Institute of Technology


Lean Technique; Construction Project; Materials Supply; Storage Area Management


Construction projects suffer some issues concerned with material supply and inadequate space for storing materials. In order to tackle such problems, construction management is studied from global point of view, reviewing the various practices of lean techniques and applied to the construction project. This article is based on reviewing the various issues relating with material supply and storage area management and to provide suitable solution which will influence on reduction of time and cost of analysed works. In construction projects huge part of cost and time is being spent in materials supply and storing the materials. The proposed solutions using lean techniques can be adopted to achieve the improvement in material supply and storage area management. This paper can help to understand how lean techniques play a role in improving the economic aspects of introduced changes into the process of material supply and storage area management.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV6I40832
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 4
Publication Date: 01/07/2018
Page(s): 1040-1042

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