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.
These are the foundations upon which the Court upheld the procurement decision and overturned the vendor’s claim Continue reading Legal Implications of Procurement Decisions – A Lesson in Process, Analysis, and Decision Making
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.
Pemex migrated from an environment where 80% (62 Billion pesos) of it’s spend was awarded under no-bid contracts to one where only 30% of spend was not bid. Continue reading Procurement – A Lesson in How To Make Your Company Profitable.
Whenever you solicit pricing for construction services, you should always address these distinct cost categories. Continue reading Construction Pricing – The Three Critical Cost Categories in Every Construction Quote
Cooperative Procurement is how agencies with limited volume seeking ways of enhancing their buying power. Continue reading Cooperative Procurement – How Small Organizations Use the Power of Leverage.
Working overtime is often the go-to solution for recovering lost time in construction, but working more hours is rarely the answer. Continue reading Overtime Kills – Five Alternatives for Recovering a Late Construction Schedule