The ISO certified Materials Management function of L&T, the most important link in Supply Chain Management, supports the global operations of the Company by catering to the needs of all its offices, factories and projects spread across India and abroad. To manage the growing business volume and to support the Division's global operations, procurement offices have been established in China and UAE. The Resources Support Department fulfills the resource requirement of manpower and Plant & Machinery for various projects and helps in identifying and mobilizing the right resources for the right job to facilitate timely completion of the projects. L&T has a large pool of specialized subcontractors in different fields and their skills are constantly upgraded through on-site training and on-line management.
L&T has always been using the best of IT for its business needs and has designed and developed many in-house, customized software packages over the years. This has led to the evolution of the Enterprise Information Portal (EIP), tailor-made for the construction business. With many systems, EIP integrates the interests of all stakeholders' viz. employees, vendors and customers on a single platform and hosts many enterprise applications catering to all phases of business cycles and needs.