Unveiling Prospects Through Platform-driven Transformations in Modular Construction Supply Chains

Akila Pramodh Rathnasinghe*, Niraj Thurairajah, Paul Jones

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Abstract

Managing intricate supply chains (SCs) in modular construction is challenging, necessitating a nuanced approach to enhance effectiveness. This study aims to explore the potential of platform thinking—a methodology that reimagines traditional, linear SCs into dynamic, interconnected networks, aligning producers' resources with user needs, through an integrative literature review method grounded in supply chain management (SCM) theoretical perspective. Identifying four prospects for platform-induced SC reconfigurations, this study offers novel perspectives on preparing the modular sector for the platform revolution, highlighting the importance of understanding its benefits and challenges.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe 2024 European Conference on Computing in Construction (2024 EC³)
PublisherEuropean Council on Computing in Construction (EC3)
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 15 Mar 2024
Event2024 EC3: 2024 European Conference on Computing in Construction - Platanias at the Minoa Palace Resort, Chania, Greece
Duration: 14 Jul 202417 Jul 2024
https://ec-3.org/conference2024/

Conference

Conference2024 EC3
Country/TerritoryGreece
CityChania
Period14/07/2417/07/24
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