E-Commerce Application for Construction Material Procurement

Chin Wang Kong, Heng Li

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This paper first identifies problems related to information retrieval, recording, and sharing in the traditional material procurement process. It then introduces current E-commerce applications and identifies those areas of E-commerce applications that can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the material procurement process. Finally, it presents a design and implementation of an E-commerce application for construction material procurement.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-20
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Construction Management
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • E-commerce
  • Web
  • electronic catalogue
  • Bidding system
  • material procurement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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