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.
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.
How one Cost Plus arrangement can be converted from variable rates into a Guarantee Maximum Price. Continue reading Five Simple Steps for Converting Cost Plus Rates into a Guaranteed Maximum Price.
Ensuring that your procurement policy aligns with more than just the bottom line will not only enhance the value of procurement, it elevates the value of the organization. Continue reading Progressive Procurement – Why Your Procurement Policy Needs More Than Just a Savings Target.
Prior to committing to a contract it’s necessary to requisition funds, waiting until after a contract has been signed to know the full cost can be problematic. Continue reading Control Estimates – Six Critical Steps for Reducing Risk in a Cost Plus Contract
This week in the news we find an article from Passenger Terminal Today.com about a request for proposal for a … Continue reading Procurement Strategies for Construction.
You may have recently heard about President Trump imposing tariffs on wood imported from Canada. The story broke in April, … Continue reading Tariff’s, Blacklisting, and Global Warming – Canada’s Self-Inflicted Challenges on their Wood Industry