Centralized Procurement – Was the Tragedy of the Grenfell Tower Avoidable?

Centralized Procurement – Was the Tragedy of the Grenfell Tower Avoidable?

At Grenfell, the panels that were used were constructed with polyurethane core panels.  These panels are permitted by code in the UK. Continue reading Centralized Procurement – Was the Tragedy of the Grenfell Tower Avoidable?

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Pre-qualified Suppliers – Eight Critical Actions for Managing Your Supplier Pool.

Pre-qualified Suppliers – Eight Critical Actions for Managing Your Supplier Pool.

This isn’t a shortcut to procurement, you still need a scope of work, you still need a bid period, and you still need analysis. Continue reading Pre-qualified Suppliers – Eight Critical Actions for Managing Your Supplier Pool.

A Conference for Construction Procurement – My Special Announcement.

A Conference for Construction Procurement – My Special Announcement.

I was even more excited to learn that the session they had in mind for me was called, “Construction Think Tank:  Exploring Construction Procurement”. Continue reading A Conference for Construction Procurement – My Special Announcement.

Buy Local – “Good” / Buy American – “Bad” How the “Trump Affect” Reveals Hypocrisy in the media.

Buy Local – “Good” / Buy American – “Bad” How the “Trump Affect” Reveals Hypocrisy in the media.

Trump’s order requires federal agencies to procure domestically produced goods and minimize the use of waivers (used to waive domestic procurement laws). Continue reading Buy Local – “Good” / Buy American – “Bad” How the “Trump Affect” Reveals Hypocrisy in the media.