Construction supply chain

| January 5, 2019

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Many construction companies have changed their business models, from being one large entity managing all areas of the supply chain to working with smaller external specialist companies to deliver a subset of these services. As a result, the number of companies needing to interact with each other to complete a project has significantly increased over the years.

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