The design, development and implementation of an e-commerce system for procuring materials in construction
Faculty of Business and Public Management
School of Business
This paper presents an E-commerce system that is being used for construction material procurement. The paper identifies the limitations relating to information retrieving, recording and sharing in the traditional material procurement process. E-commerce applications that can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the material procurement process in construction are then identified and described. Finally, the design and implementation of an E-commerce system for construction material procurement for trading construction materials in China is presented and discussed.